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    Kate Mara Says 'The Fantastic Four' Movie Won’t Be Based On The Comic Book

    The upcoming reboot of the “The Fantastic Four” movie has been described by the screenwriter, Simon Kinberg as “real, gritty and grounded.” The writer/producer even said the Josh Trank-directed movie was akin to “Batman Begins.” Now if you know the original “Fantastic Four” movies with Chris Evans a...

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    Simon Kinberg Says Ridley Scott’s Next Film Is ‘The Martian’ With Matt Damon & Shoots This Fall

    When Ridley Scott’s “The Martian” was announced with Matt Damon in the lead a few months ago, it sounded like it had a lot of heat and would be next for the prodigious and eclectic filmmaker. And according to writer Simon Kinberg, it is, and it’s shooting this fall.

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    'X-Men: Apocalypse' Is Set In 1983, But Why That Year?

    "X-Men: Days Of Future Past" did what it was intended to: thanks to the all-star cast and surprisingly strong reviews, the film was by far the biggest hit of the series, with the film closing on $700 million worldwide, elevating it far above its predecessors, and justifying Fox's decision to spend m...

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    So If Lawrence Kasdan Is Writing The Boba Fett Movie, What's Gareth Edwards' 'Star Wars' Spin-Off About?

    Another day, another "Star Wars" rumor, but one that, if it turns out to be true, would throw an interesting twist into the developing details over the grand Disney plan over the next few years. At this point, we know that "Episode VII" is coming out at Christmas 2015, with at least "Episode VIII" a...

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    Simon Kinberg Says 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' Credits Tease Provides "Deep Back Story" For 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

    Who knew, after “Iron Man” came out in 2008, that post-credit sequences would eventually be present in almost every subsequent superhero film? There used to be a time when a post-credit scene would usually be relegated to a comedy, like a Zucker-Abrams-Zucker film. Now, they’re used to parlay import...

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    The Best & Worst Of 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past'

    Well, knock us down with a feather. We'd been positively fearing "X-Men: Days Of Future Past" from afar. It had a been a while since the franchise peaked, and on paper, the giant cast list seemed to promise another "X-Men: The Last Stand"-style mess at best. Plus director Bryan Singer's last film, "...

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    Simon Kinberg Compares 'The Fantastic Four' Reboot To 'Batman Begins'

    While the comic world is still buzzing about "Ant-Man" and the exit of Edgar Wright, another big comic property is coming next summer, and so far, details have remained tightly under wraps. Fox is rebooting "The Fantastic Four," entrusting Josh Trank to erase the memory of the 2005 and 2007 films, a...

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    Simon Kinberg Has "Regrets" About 'X-Men: The Last Stand,' Confirms Quicksilver For 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

    Promotion for “X-Men: Days of Future Past” is in the fullest of swings ahead of this weekend's release. There are digital posters on the London Underground counting down the days, hours, minutes and seconds until release, which more than anything are sort of stressful to look at: meanwhile on the in...

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    Simon Kinberg Talks Potential 'X-Men' TV Series, Bryan Singer Says Scarlet Witch Cut From 'Days Of Future Past' & More

    With Warner Bros. formally announcing plans for "Justice League" last night, the name of the game around Hollywood is to make your comic property even bigger and better than whatever Marvel is doing. Or at least try to. And Fox is pushing forward hard with their mutant universe that will continue to...

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    'Star Wars' Sequels Will Stick With Cinematic Canon, Won't Include Elements From Expanded Universe

    Yeah, we know. If you're a diehard "Star Wars" fan, this is not really news at all, but confirmation of what you already know. But for the more casual viewer, or those who were perhaps hoping that the upcoming sequels would roll the dice with the established worlds and timelines laid out in George L...

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