Simon Kinberg, Producer of the X-Men, Shares His Expectations for Marvel’s Reboot

Marvel Studios Is Including X-Men Characters:

A Still From X-Men Apocalypse
The X Universe All Set To Be Included In The Marvel Universe

Marvel Studios has finally been able to include the popular X-Men characters into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. There has been no indication of when the characters will debut in the franchise or when Marvel Studios will produce a real X-Men picture, but it’s reasonable to assume that this incarnation of the X-Men will look quite different from what we saw from 20th Century Fox. The live-action X-Men are entering a new era, and veteran X-Men producer Simon Kinberg is excited to see what Marvel Studios has in store.

Kinberg on the X-Men franchise at Fox and now at Marvel:

A Still Of Director Simon Kinberg
A Still Of Director Simon Kinberg At The Premiere Of Dark Phoenix

Kinberg spent years at Fox working on the X-Men series, which includes numerous incarnations of many famous characters. He even helmed Dark Phoenix, Fox’s final X-Men picture. With Kevin Feige now serving as the de facto X-Men producer, Sinberg spoke with CBR.com on the future of Marvel’s mutants. “But there’s also a part of me that’s really curious to see what they’ll do with it, to make it different if I’m not a part of it, or even if I am,” Kinberg said. “Not to be overly dramatic, but it’s a little like Shakespeare, where a million people have performed Hamlet.” There have been several intriguing interpretations of Hamlet. I started with the original X-Men cast, then moved on to the First Class cast, then put them together in a movie, then broke them up again, and did something completely different with Logan than we did with Wolverine and the X-Men mainstream series. So there are so many different tones and cast-wise options. ”

Kinberg’s Excitement For How Marvel & Feige Will Showcase The X-Men:

A Still Of Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige
Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige Is All Set To Include X-Men Universe

“I’m interested in watching what they do with the X-Men,” Kinberg said, alluding to Feige and Marvel Studios’ take on the franchise. “I’m not optimistic about what they’ll do. I know it’ll be cool since everything they produce is clever, smart, and well-thought-out. I honestly can’t wait as a comic book lover and a Marvel moviegoer. So, sure, I’d be willing to participate. If not, I’ll be first in line and ecstatic to see what they come up with.” When Disney purchased Fox, Marvel Studios acquired the rights to both the X-Men and the Fantastic Four, and both sets of characters are in the company’s long-term plans. The Fantastic Four will be the first to appear in the MCU, at least in terms of solo films, as Marvel has already confirmed an F4 feature from Spider-Man director Jon Watts. What are your expectations for Marvel Studios’ version of the X-Men? Tell us in the comments! Until then, we’ll see you guys in the next one, and don’t forget to keep reading Animated Times, your one-stop destination for learning more about the entertainment industry, new movies and TV series, celebrity gossip, and so much more. We’ve got your back on all fronts. Continue reading Animated Times for more.

Source: comicbook


Azhan Ali
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