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Simon Kinberg to direct ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’: Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy will return

Fox has formalized plans for Dark Phoenix, the next installment of the X-Men franchise. This all just happened, but they’ve formalized Simon Kinberg as director, and the studio set a release date of Friday, November 2, 2018. Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Alexandra Shipp, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, and Kodi Smit-McPhee are […]

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‘Avatar’ sequel writer to pen ‘Gears of War’ movie

Universal Pictures has set Shane Salerno to write the screenplay for Gears Of War, the big-scale live-action adaptation of Microsoft Studios’ iconic Xbox video game franchise. Universal-based Dylan Clark is producing.

Guardians of the Galaxy

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ beating ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ in advance ticket sales

Already having bagged a huge $106 million in its overseas opening this past weekend, Disney/Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 is looking to shake up the box office business in the U.S. and Canada this coming weekend. Tracking for a while indicated a $150M bow, but given the Marvel sequel’s momentum overseas, one stateside exhibition chief told […]

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‘Logan’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ rumored for Super Bowl commercials

Studios usually keep their plans close to the vest; this year is no different. But we hear that Disney will advertise two films (possibly the next installments of Guardians Of The Galaxy and Pirates of the Caribbean). Fox is expected to advertise the psychological thriller A Cure For Wellness and possibly one other film — […]

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‘Deadpool’s’ Tim Miller is teaming up with James Cameron to reboot ‘Terminator’

He’ll be back! James Cameron, who regains certain rights to his prized creation The Terminator in 2019, is godfathering a new iteration of the film that might finally get it right in drawing a close in the battle between humans and Skynet. Sources said that Cameron, whose copyright reversion happens 35 years after the release […]

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‘Doctor Strange’ a marvel as movie nears $500 million worldwide

International audiences continued to marvel at Doctor Strange this weekend with the Benedict Cumberbatch-starrer raking in $60.2M in its third session. Combined with domestic, the 14th MCU pic has a global cume of $492.6M. In worldwide returns, it has out-Hulked The Incredible Hulk ($263M), Captain America: The First Avenger ($371M) and Thor ($449M). It will […]