After accepting the George Pal Memorial Award at the 42nd Annual Saturn Awards, writer/producer Simon Kinberg gave Collider a few details on the ever-growing X-MEN film franchise and where it currently sits.
*Director Josh Boone’s NEW MUTANTS is still very much in the works.
*Producers are “really, really serious about making a GAMBIT movie” with Channing Tatum.
*They’re still “figuring out what the next X-MEN movie will be.”
*Producers hope to have a script for the DEADPOOL sequel soon, with filming expected to begin early next year.
*Production on WOLVERINE: WEAPON X with director James Mangold is going “extremely well.”
*They’re still “trying to figure out” HELLFIRE, which is being developed for Fox TV.
*He calls FX Networks’ LEGION pilot “Extraordinary, unlike anything you will ever see in the genre.”