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CBMB: Fox Shifts X-Men: Dark Phoenix and The New Mutants to New Release Dates in 2019

By Muuka Muyumba

At one point, we were slated to have three ‘X’ films coming out in 2018, but then, Fox sold to Disney and now we will have to wait until 2019 to see two of those films. Fox has shifted the

CBMB: The Dark Phoenix Has Arrived!

By Muuka Muyumba

Today, Entertainment Weekly debuted a first look at X-Men: Dark Phoenix that is being directed by longtime X-Men film writer/producer Simon Kinberg, who wanted his first venture into directing to tell his version of this classic X-Men tale. Kinberg said

CBMB: Fox and Disney Deal Could be Consummated Next Week

By Muuka Muyumba

Bring on the Fantastic Phase 4! Today reports have emerged that Disney has a hand-shake deal in place to purchase 21st Century Fox for near $60 billion with an announcement due next week. The latest reports suggest Disney could snap

CBMB: Fox Debuts a Scary New Trailer for The New Mutants

By Muuka Muyumba

Fox debuted a new look at their X-Men universe just in time for a freak Friday the 13th promotion. X-Men’s The New Mutants  comes from the X-universe creative team of producers Simon Kinberg, Karen Rosenfelt, Lauren Shuler Donner with X-Men

CBMB: Dark Phoenix to Reunite X-Men under Kinberg Direction

By Muuka Muyumba

Deadline is reporting that Simon Kinberg had signed on as director of the next installment of the x men franchise. Dark Phoenix will adapt the classic storyline of the explosion of Jean Grey’s psionic power into a dark and vengeful

CBMB: Simon Kinberg Updates Fox’s X-Men Universe Production Status

By Muuka Muyumba

In a conversation with Entertainment Weekly, X-Men writer/producer Simon Kinberg again provided an update on Magic Mike star Channing Tatum’s foray into the X-Men universe, which has hit several snags on its way to the big screen. Gambit was supposed

CBMB: Wolverine 3 Filming Gets Underway

By Muuka Muyumba

Wolverine 3 kicked off shooting last week, according to reports from Latino-Review, and an apparent photo from director James Mangold’s Twitter account from a set of the first film slate. The film is rumored to be the X-Men Marvelverse version

CBMB: Fox Removes Fantastic Four Sequel its Slate

By Muuka Muyumba

The Fantastic Four was released in August of 2015 and was an unmitigated disaster. Currently, the film has made $168 million on a $120 million budget after an apparently calamitous production, a surreptitious ad campaign, and a mutinous director. Despite

CBMB: Simon Kinberg Discusses Gambit’s Continuing Development

By Muuka Muyumba

Gambit is apparently still slated for the Fox Marvelverse, but things continue to gestate with a production that has seen many difficulties in landing a director for a script, which seems to be in flux. Collider recently sat down with

CBMB: Talk of a Fantastic Four Sequel Continues to Percolate

By Muuka Muyumba

MTV News sat down for an exclusive interview with producer/writer Simon Kinberg during promotional press for The Martian, in which he revealed that he is still working on a way to bring the Fantastic Four back for another go-around despite a disappointment

CBMB: Rupert Wyatt To Direct Fox’s ‘Gambit’ X-Men Film

By Muuka Muyumba

According to EW, 20th Century Fox has hired Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Gambler) to direct the upcoming Channing Tatum vehicle. Gambit will be the second solo X-Men series to kick off in 2016 after

CBMB: Josh Trank Talks Fantastic Four Casting ‘Controversy’

By Muuka Muyumba

I continue to see articles floating around the internet about Michael B. Jordan’s handling of racist responses to his casting as Johnny Storm in the upcoming Fantastic Four. Today, director Josh Trank opened up about his opinion of the apparent

STAR WARS NEWS: Josh Trank Out as Director for Star Wars Anthology Film

By Muuka Muyumba

Josh Trank, 30, will not direct the Star Wars Anthology film that will spin out of the larger Star Wars universe. In leaving, he sent an eloquent statement of graciousness, but recent rumors do not paint a pretty picture for

CBMB: New X-Men Apocalypse Set Photo Shows 80s Outrageousness

By Muuka Muyumba

The X-Men goodness is ramped up to 11 today with the first official look at Kodi Smit-McPhee as Nightcrawler.  Well, now we have a spy photo from the set of Apocalypse, showing some of the new you leads of the