Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Deadpool 2 release date moved up, The New Mutants and Gambit delayed

Deadpool 2 release date moved up, The New Mutants and Gambit delayed: Following yesterday’s news that Gore Verbinski has become the third director to vacate the troubled X-Men spinoff movie Gambit, 20th Century Fox has announced a number of changes to its upcoming Marvel/X-Men slate. First up is some good news for fans of the Merc with a Mouth, as Ryan Reynolds’ Wade Wilson will now return …


Chris Hemsworth wants Hugh Jackman's Wolverine in the MCU

Chris Hemsworth wants Hugh Jackman's Wolverine in the MCU: In the lead up to the official announcement that The Walt Disney Company is set to purchase 21st Century Fox’s film assets, it was rumoured that Marvel Studios was keen on trying to lure Hugh Jackman back for another outing as Wolverine, albeit as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Jackman pretty much immediately shot …




Director Gore Verbinski exits Fox's Gambit movie

Director Gore Verbinski exits Fox's Gambit movie: Well, just when you thought the Gambit movie was finally set to become a reality… Yes, that’s right – 20th Century Fox and Channing Tatum’s long-gestating X-Men spinoff movie has hit another major roadblock, with director Gore Verbinski exiting the project in what Deadline describes as an “amicable split” due to scheduling issues. Verbinski only …




Rumour: Deadpool director developing a Kitty Pryde X-Men spinoff movie

Rumour: Deadpool director developing a Kitty Pryde X-Men spinoff movie: If rumours are to be believed, Deadpool director Tim Miller is eyeing a return to the X-Men universe, with Collider claiming that he is currently developing a movie based around the X-Men character Kitty Pryde, played by Ellen Page in X-Men: The Last Stand and X-Men: Days of Future Past. Now, if there is any …




X-Men spinoff The New Mutants gets four new character promos

X-Men spinoff The New Mutants gets four new character promos: Another four promos have been revealed for the upcoming horror-themed X-Men spinoff The New Mutants featuring Charlie Heaton’s Sam Guthrie/Cannonball, Blu Hunt’s Danielle Moonstar/Mirage, and Anya Taylor-Joy’s Illyana Rasputin/Magik; take a look here… SEE ALSO: Watch the trailer for New Mutants here Fear is the ultimate reminder. #NewMutants pic.twitter.com/VewMm9cm7w — New Mutants (@NewMutantsFilm) January 9, 2018 Solitary confinement isn’t always solitary. #NewMutants …


X-Men producer would welcome a crossover with the Marvel Cinematic Universe

X-Men producer would welcome a crossover with the Marvel Cinematic Universe: One of the many questions raised by The Walt Disney Company’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox’s film and TV assets is how Disney and its subsidiary Marvel Studios will handle Fox’s X-Men and Fantastic Four properties. The main assumption is that Marvel will simply reboot the properties as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, …




Preview of X-Men: Gold Annual #1

Preview of X-Men: Gold Annual #1: X-Men: Gold Annual #1 is out this coming Wednesday, and we’ve got a preview of the issue for you here; check it out… TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY EXCALIBUR REUNION! A brand-new Braddock bundle of joy! The return of a D’Bari hero! Kitty’s Shadowcat costume! ‘Nuff said! X-Men: Gold Annual #1 is out on January 10th, priced $3.99.




Saturday, 6 January 2018

Bryan Singer's executive producer credit on Marvel's The Gifted under review, steps down from Legion

Bryan Singer's executive producer credit on Marvel's The Gifted under review, steps down from Legion: Earlier this week it was announced that Fox has given a renewal to its Marvel series The Gifted, with the network’s press release seemingly revealing that Bryan Singer will remain attached as an executive producer for season two, despite allegations of sexual misconduct and assault circling the filmmaker. Well, it appears that may not be …




Jessica Chastain's X-Men: Dark Phoenix character name revealed

Jessica Chastain's X-Men: Dark Phoenix character name revealed: When Jessica Chastain was first announced as being in talks for 20th Century Fox’s X-Men: Dark Phoenix, initial reports claimed that she would be portraying the character of Lilandra, Empress of the Shi’ar Empire. However, Chastain subsequently denied the report, with later rumours then suggesting that she’ll be portraying a Skrull character. That seemed to …




Marvel's The Gifted has been renewed for a second season

Marvel's The Gifted has been renewed for a second season: As the finale for FOX’s The Gifted approaches in a couple weeks, the network has renewed the Marv

el series for a second season. The series, based on Marvel’s X-Men, follows two ordinary parents taking their family on the run after their child develops their mutant abilities. They meet other young mutants and band together in order to fight …




Logan enters screenplay awards race with surprise WGA Awards nomination

Logan enters screenplay awards race with surprise WGA Awards nomination: Superhero smash hit Logan has become an unlikely horse in the awards race after its screenplay won a surprise nomination in the Writers’ Guild of America shortlist. Scott Frank, Michael Green and director James Mangold are nominated in the Best Adapted Screenplay category for the film, which is Hugh Jackman’s last outing as Wolverine after …




Marvel announces new Exiles series

Marvel announces new Exiles series: Marvel has announced that writer Saladin Ahmed (Black Bolt) is teaming up with the art team of Javier Rodriguez (Spider-Woman), Alvaro Lopez, Jordie Bellaire and Joe Caramagna as Exiles returns to the Marvel universe for a brand new series. “Exiles is a two-fisted, big-hearted wild ride of a book about a diverse team of alternate …




Promo images for Marvel’s The Gifted Season 1 Finale – ‘eXtraction/X-roads’

Promo images for Marvel’s The Gifted Season 1 Finale – ‘eXtraction/X-roads’: Following yesterday’s promo [watch it here], a batch of images have arrived online for the season finale of Marvel’s The Gifted, entitled ‘eXtraction/X-roads’; check them out in the gallery below… Dr. Campbell attends an anti-mutant summit, attempting to take the Hound program national, and some of the team at Mutant HQ goes on a dangerous …




Gambit joins the battle in X-Men: Red #3

Gambit joins the battle in X-Men: Red #3: When Jean Grey leads her new team in the all-new series from Tom Taylor and Mahmud Asrar, she’ll be joined by a uniquely qualified strikeforce that includes heroes such as Namor, Nightcrawler, All-New Wolverine, her sister Gabby (Honey Badger), the Wakanda mutant Gentle, and a mysterious new character named Trinary. But that’s not all, as …




Promo for Marvel's The Gifted Season 1 Finale - 'eXtraction/X-roads'

Promo for Marvel's The Gifted Season 1 Finale - 'eXtraction/X-roads': Fox has released a promo for the two-hour season finale of Marvel’s The Gifted, entitled ‘eXtraction/X-roads’; watch it here… Dr. Campbell attends an anti-mutant summit, attempting to take the Hound program national, and some of the team at Mutant HQ goes on a dangerous mission to stop his efforts. Polaris learns more about her past …