Simon Kinberg to direct Logan's Run remake, which could have a female lead

According to the project’s life-clock, it’s been two and a half years since there was any movement on that Logan’s Run remake. In November 2015, the production was still without a director, but X-Men: Days Of Future Past scribe Simon Kinberg was working on a treatment. At the time, Kinberg discussed the potential film…

Jessica Chastain in talks to play the villain in X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Back in the day, superhero movies were such a hard sell that studios felt compelled to make them relatively “grounded,” usually by ignoring weirder aspects of a character’s origin or costume. But they’re are so common now that Fox is actually preparing to introduce the Shi’ar in the next X-Men movie. For those who…

Fantastic Four writer Simon Kinberg says the movie didn’t have the right “tone”

By most accounts, the latest Fantastic Four movie (like all of the previous ones) wasn’t very good. Director Josh Trank admitted as much when he said that the version he initially tried to make would’ve gotten better reviews, and Kate Mara—who starred in it—made it clear that she wasn’t really in any rush to see the…

That hypothetical Logan’s Run remake could become a hypothetical franchise

When Logan’s Run, the seminal 1976 science fiction classic, is ultimately remade for modern audiences, it may very well be a multi-film franchise, according to writer/producer Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Days Of Future Past). The original film—based on William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson’s 1967 novel set in the…

The Logan’s Run remake will give it one more go before it gets too old

It’s been a while since there was any movement on the Logan’s Run remake, with the last word coming in 2013. Back then, we reported that BioShock creator Ken Levine had been hired to write the script, but—in a move befitting the guy behind BioShock Infinite and its endless delays—we haven’t heard anything about it…

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Vimeo short about space whales to become a major motion picture about space whales

Vimeo—the video-sharing service for people who are really into three-axis gimbal stabilizers, anamorphic flares, and Voigtlander Nokton lenses—is about as close as filmmaking’s tech side has to a social media hub, a bottomless archive of music videos, tech demos, and wedding-videographer reels, annotated with lengthy…