Tag Archive: Marvel (Fox)

Aug 06 2015

Review: Fantastic Four

Fox’s latest reboot not only fails to live up to its title, but the comic book legacy that spawned it.  The team affectionately known as Marvel’s First Family may have launched the modern Marvel universe in 1961, but their cinematic track record has been less than stellar. Following a fondly remembered television cartoon in the …

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Aug 05 2015

The red-band trailer for ‘Deadpool’ arrives in a blaze of glory

Long ago, prophets told of a comic book trailer that would perfectly capture the tone and feel of the comic that spawned it. In the great state of California, people did gather to see it at an annual gathering of believers. Now that footage is here for the world to behold, and there is no …

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May 14 2015

Fox announces X-men spin-off ‘The New Mutants’ from director Josh Boone

Deadline has revealed that Fox has signed a deal with John Boone (The Fault in Our Stars) to co-write and direct THE NEW MUTANTS, a spin-off from the successful X-Men franchise. Boone will co-write with Knate Gwaltney. Series regular Simon Kinberg will return to produce with franchise founder Lauren Shuler Donner. “We’re so excited to explore …

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Apr 24 2015

Comic Book Movie Release Date Infographic Timeline: From now to the future

With over 30 comic book movies coming out over the next few years, it’s a little tough to keep in your head just when, where and what is coming out. Lists are boring, and as comic book fans and readers, we like things laid out for us in words and pictures. There are a few …

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Apr 20 2015

A new trailer and poster for ‘Fantastic Four’ is here

First it was Star Wars. Then Batman V Superman. Now Fox has rounded out a weekend filled with previews by throwing a new trailer for FANTASTIC FOUR into the mix. The film, due out in August, has been shrouded in shades of mystery throughout its production, with nothing much seen until earlier this year. The …

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Jan 06 2015

Fox confirms ‘Gambit’ film for 2016 with Channing Tatum, ‘Fantastic Four 2’ moves dates

He’s been unofficially official for some time now (some may call this the Vin Diesel Phenomenon), but Fox has confirmed that Channing Tatum is Gambit. He’s also got his own film coming on 7 October 2016. Variety confirms that Tatum will star in a solo GAMBIT film, spinning off from the X-Men franchise next year. This …

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Jan 03 2015

Comic book movies in 2015

Last year was a big year at the cinema for all of us here in geekdom, with no less than nine theatrical releases of comic book adaptations at the cinema. While 2015 doesn’t have quite the same number of releases on the schedule, it has some incredibly big hitters, not least of which is Avengers: …

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Sep 19 2014

Film: Fox to release ‘Deadpool’ in 2016, ‘Fantastic Four’ delayed

20th Century Fox has announced that the highly demanded Deadpool film will make its way to cinemas on 12 February 2016. Although it is yet to be officially confirmed, it is expected to star character champion Ryan Reynolds with director Tim Miller behind the camera and a script by Zombieland scribes Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Following the leak …

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Aug 06 2014

Top 10: Marvel Comic Book Movies

We rank our favourite movies based on Marvel properties, putting aside studio divides and anti-mutant sentiments. Prepare for controversial choices and fights on the discussion boards. With Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel marks its tenth film since 2008 under the Marvel Cinematic Universe banner, a cohesive set of films that stand up individually but interconnect …

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May 14 2014

Film: Channing Tatum confirmed as Gambit for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ and beyond

After months of speculation, X-Men producer Lauren Shuler Donner has confirmed to Total Film that Channing Tatum is her Gambit. While sources indicate that no paperwork has been signed as yet, Donner is talking as though it is a done deal. “Well you know he’s a rogue, Channing. He’s a rascal, just like Remy LeBeau, and he can handle …

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Mar 25 2014

Film: New trailer for ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

Following the drop of the poster this morning from Fox, the studio has released a brand-new trailer for  X-Men: Days of Future Past. It gives us our first look at some of the previously unseen characters, interactions between both generations of X-Men and some very impressive visual effects. The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war …

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