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Poet Cleo Wade’s Next Challenge: Write a Love Story

“I watch a rom-com every day, even if it’s just for five minutes,” says New York Times best-selling author, poet and artist Cleo Wade.  For Wade, rom-coms are just one of the many ways she connects herself with the love that she espouses in her work. Throughout her career, Wade has focused on innovative ways […]

They Got Paid What? Channing Tatum, David Leitch, Simon Kinberg Score Huge Deals With Amazon for Spy Thriller ‘Red Shirt’ (Exclusive)

Upcoming recession? Pshaw. Streaming wars over? Double pshaw. With its high priced acquisition of spy package Red Shirt, a spy thriller package with the bold-faced names of Channing Tatum, David Leitch and Simon Kinberg, Amazon has shown it is willing to pay big bucks in an era when streaming giants and major studios are rethinking […]

At Home With Simon Kinberg, Cleo Wade and Their Joyful Art Collection

When poet Cleo Wade and Oscar- and Emmy-nominated writer-producer-director Simon Kinberg (The Martian, X-Men: First Class, The 355, Invasion) got engaged in 2019, the evening was enveloped in art. A few days before Kinberg proposed — at a get-together at their home — their friend, civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson, sent a photo of the […]

Box Office: Female Spy Action Pic ‘The 355’ Struggling Amid Omicron Surge

Star-packed female spy-action pic The 355 is flailing in its box office debut, grossing $1.7 million from 3,145 theaters on Friday for a projected opening in the $4 million range. The movie’s poor showing comes as a surge in COVID-19 cases due to the highly infectious omicron variant further spooks older female moviegoers, the target […]

Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz and Lupita Nyong’o in ‘The 355’: Film Review

Diane Kruger and Fan Bingbing also star in Simon Kinberg’s globe-trotting espionage thriller about an all-female group of operatives chasing a deadly cyber weapon.

Joe Cornish to Direct Mark Millar’s ‘Starlight’ Adaptation

The 'Attack the Block' writer-director will helm the movie take on the comic from the 'Wanted' and 'Kick-Ass' creator for 20th Century Studios.

Simon Kinberg to Write, Produce ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Movie for Universal (Exclusive)

Simon Kinberg has signed on to write and produce a big-screen take of Battlestar Galactica, Universal’s long-gestating feature adaptation of its sci-fi franchise. 

Idris Elba to Star in Simon Kinberg-Produced Spy Thriller for Apple

Apple has acquired a new feature that has Idris Elba attached to star and produce, alongside X-Men creative Simon Kinberg.

‘Dark Phoenix’ Filmmaker Simon Kinberg on Its Box Office Failure: “That’s on Me”

'Dark Phoenix' filmmaker Simon Kinberg looks back at the challenges the film faced in a rare instance of a director granting an interview shortly after a bomb.

Box Office: ‘Dark Phoenix’ Crashes With $33M, ‘Pets 2’ Top Dog at $47M

'The Secret Life of Pets 2' beat out 'Dark Phoenix' at the weekend box office.

‘Dark Phoenix’ Team on a Final Scene Years in the Making

The ending moments of 'Dark Phoenix' conclude a 19-year saga, and thus require no post-credits scene, explains filmmaker Simon Kinberg.

‘Dark Phoenix’: Film Review

The Hollywood Reporter reviews 'Dark Phoenix': Simon Kinberg takes over directorial duties for the 'X-Men' sendoff, in which Jessica Chastain joins Sophie Turner, Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender.