Simon Kinberg News
X-Men: Apocalypse Producer Answers Fan Questions in Q&A Video
Producer Simon Kinberg reveals that X-Men: Apocalypse is the biggest movie in the franchise while answering fan questions in a video Q&A.
By Brian Gallagher — January 16th, 2016
Fantastic Four Trailer Debuts in February with Kingsman
Fantastic Four producer Simon Kinberg confirms reshoots are happening, and that a trailer will be in theaters February 13.
By B. Alan Orange — January 16th, 2015
Star Wars Rebels Producer to Write First Spinoff Movie?
Simon Kinberg is reportedly taking over writing duties from Gary Whitta on the first Star Wars spinoff, directed by Gareth Edwards.
By Brian Gallagher — January 12th, 2015
X-Men: Apocalypse Will End the First Class Trilogy
Simon Kinberg hints that there will be new and familiar characters in X-Men: Apocalypse, and confirms Days of Future Past altered the timeline.
By Brian Gallagher — September 26th, 2014
X-Men: Apocalypse Will Recast Storm, Jean Grey and Cyclops
Simon Kinberg says original X-Men characters will be recast for Apocalypse, since it takes place 20 years before the first movie.
By Brian Gallagher — September 22nd, 2014
Star Wars: Is Lawrence Kasdan Writing the Boba Fett Spin-Off Movie?
Star Wars 7 writer Lawrence Kasdan is rumored to be penning the screenplay for the Boba Fett stand-alone movie based on existing elements found in the Expanded Universe.
By Brian Gallagher — June 11th, 2014
X-Men: Days of Future Past Writer Wants a Fantastic Four Crossover
Simon Kinberg, who is working on both the X-Men and Fantastic Four franchises, reveals the challenges involved in merging both universes.
By Brian Gallagher — May 23rd, 2014
Quicksilver Will Return in X-Men: Apocalypse; Will Scarlet Witch Join Him?
Producer Simon Kinberg hints that the brother and sister duo may unite in this follow-up to X-Men: Days of Future Past.
By Brian Gallagher — May 20th, 2014
Is the Boba Fett Spin-Off Movie in Trouble?
Disney executives are rumored to be struggling with the bounty hunter's alliance and whether or not he should remain a bad guy.
By B. Alan Orange — April 25th, 2014
Fantastic Four Reboot Will Be a Coming of Age Story
Writer-producer Simon Kinberg confirmed that production is set to begin in Louisiana in two weeks, while teasing how the characters get their powers.
By Brian Gallagher — April 21st, 2014
New Star Wars Movies Will Avoid Expanded Universe Storylines
While Star Wars Rebels will draw inspiration from 'everywhere,' the new trilogy and spin-offs will be strictly based on the first 6 movies.
By Brian Gallagher — April 21st, 2014
Star Wars Rebels Will Stay True to the Original Trilogy
Producer Simon Kinberg details the origins of the series, promising less politics and a more character driven story.
By Brian Gallagher — January 23rd, 2014
Star Wars Rebels Featurette Teases New Villain 'The Inquisitor'
Executive producer Simon Kinberg reveals his longtime adoration for the franchise. Plus, he explains the appeal of telling the Rebel Alliance's origin story.
By Brian Gallagher — December 18th, 2013
Fantastic Four Reboot Gets X-Men: Days of Future Past Writer Simon Kinberg
Josh Trank is directing and producing this superhero remake alongside producers Matthew Vaughn and Cliff Lanning.
By Harout Harmanian — October 1st, 2013
Elysium Q&A with Sharlto Copley and Director Neill Blomkamp
Producer Simon Kinberg is also present for a special event in Los Angeles where fans got to explore this sci-fi thriller.
By Brian Gallagher — April 9th, 2013
Lawrence Kasdan, Simon Kinberg and Frank Oz Talk the Star Wars Spin-Offs
Frank Oz reveals that he is willing to return as the voice of Yoda in Disney's new movies, but the character will be CGI.
By Brian Gallagher — February 10th, 2013
Star Wars: Episode VIII Eyes The Empire Strikes Back Writer Lawrence Kasdan
Star Wars: Episode IX to be written by X-Men: First Class scribe Simon Kinberg at the same time.
By B. Alan Orange — November 20th, 2012
COMIC-CON 2012: Elysium Panel and Video Interviews
Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, director Neill Blomkamp, and producer Simon Kinberg shed some light on this highly-anticipated sci-fi adventure.
By Brian Gallagher — July 15th, 2012
Director Matthew Vaughn and Entire Cast Return for X-Men: First Class Sequel
Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence headline this cast reunion, though no start or release date has been set yet.
By B. Alan Orange — January 30th, 2012
X-Men: First Class Sequel Brings Back Writer Simon Kinberg
The studio hires the writer/producer of the first movie to shape the story for the sequel to the franchise hit.
By Harout Harmanian — November 4th, 2011
Rust Heads to 20th Century Fox
Aline Brosh McKenna will write and Simon Kinberg will produce this adaptation of the Archaia graphic novel.
By B. Alan Orange — July 15th, 2011
Ouija Gets Writer Simon Kinberg
The Mr. and Mrs. Smith writer is doing a polish on McG's board game adaptation.
By Brian Gallagher — June 16th, 2011
Elysium Isn't Necessarily an Alien Movie Says Simon Kinberg
The producer also reveals Neill Blomkamp's mysterious outer space thriller is very different from District 9.
By Brian Gallagher — June 1st, 2011