X-Men: Dark Phoenix – Kinberg to Direct, Singer Responds, Cast Revealed

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) X-Men: Apocalypse was a bit of a let down after the stunning achievement that was X-Men: Days of Future Past. But if you thought they were going to stop there, you are mistaken. For a while now, we've known that Fox has been working on a project that was first … [Read more...]

Deadpool 2 Casts Shioli Kutsuna in Key Role

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Deadpool 2 already has a strong trio to kick off the beginnings of X-Force with Josh Brolin as Cable, Zazie Beetz as Domino, and — of course — Ryan Reynolds returning as Deadpool. There are other newcomers, such as Jack Kesy being added to the cast, as well … [Read more...]

Michael Fassbender May Return for X-Men: Dark Phoenix

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The future of the X-Men series has been a bit in question. Not that Fox would stop making the mutant films — in fact, they're expanding with X-Force and New Mutants — but the parent series itself is going through some transition. We've known that Simon … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to Fox’s X-Men TV Show Trailer: The Gifted

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) To be honest, it's very surprising that Fox has waited this long to make an X-Men based television show. Legion was a very strange (and very good) first go at a series based on Marvel mutants, but it existed off in its own very distinct universe. Fox's next … [Read more...]

Deadpool 2 Eyeing Michael Shannon for Cable

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The big question on every fan's mind ever since Deadpool premiered last year has been, "Just who will be playing Cable?" The character was announced during the post credit scene in the film to be part of the sequel, in a sequence that spoofed the post-credits … [Read more...]

Deadpool 2 Writers Talk Future of the Character

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Deadpool was a triumph both critically and at the box office. It re-introduced the character properly with the perfect actor playing the part, proved an R-rated superhero film could work, and it was a lot of fun. With that film firmly securing a sequel, fans … [Read more...]

Deadpool 2 Casts Zazie Beetz As Domino

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Rumors about the casting for Domino in Deadpool 2 has been rampant for the last few months. It's second only to the rumors regarding who will play Cable, which may or may not have led to director Tim Miller from leaving the project. But the rumors are now giving … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Deadpool 2 Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) As Hugh Jackman was hanging up his mutton chops as Wolverine in the terrific Logan, another Fox and Marvel X-Men hit property got a teaser trailer. That's right, Wade Wilson is returning in Deadpool 2, and here's the teaser … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Logan

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This is it: Logan is Hugh Jackman's final bow as Wolverine. After seventeen years, the actor has decided to hang up the claws for good and deliver one final solo film before he goes. And what a performance it was. Deadpool and Logan are a one-two punch that … [Read more...]

New Promo Images from FX’s X-Men Series Legion

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The X-Men franchise is finally making its way to the small screen, with the upcoming series Legion. The series is based on the X-Men character of the same name, and stars Dan Stevens. The series was created by Fargo's Noah Hawley and it is looking … [Read more...]

Channing Tatum Is Still Playing Gambit: Producer

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Gambit is stuck in limbo By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Let's get this out of the way: The only studio that knows exactly what to do with their superhero films is Marvel Studios. Film after film have been critical and commercial successes, to the point where it's hard to figure out why other … [Read more...]

X-Men: Supernova May See Mutants Going To Outer Space

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The direct sequel to X-Men: Apocalypse will reportedly be titled X-Men: Supernova, and could see the mutants battling in outer space. That title has been circulating since December, but was thought to be the name of a spinoff picture centering around teenage … [Read more...]

New Mutants To Bring Back James McAvoy’s Professor X

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Most live-action superhero film stories tend to focus on Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. DC Extended Universe, but it is 20th Century Fox that seems to have the longest run with their X-Men films. That will continue with Josh Boone's upcoming New Mutants. The … [Read more...]

New Mutants will be a Trilogy and the Villain Confirmed

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The X-Men movies have been around for about 16 years at this point, and they're beginning to show their age. Hugh Jackman is finally retiring his claws in the upcoming film Logan, and X-Men: Apocalypse kind of limped into theaters. In order to make the franchise … [Read more...]

Fox May Reboot X-Men, Developing Deadpool 3 / X-Force Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Every time I've written something about X-Men, it has always been the same: It is definitely time to reboot it. Narratively the whole franchise has collapsed under its own weight and history, with no one really paying attention to consistency. So it is good news … [Read more...]

Little Girl In Logan Confirmed As X-23

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Anyone who has been following the storyline for Logan has kept an eye on young actress Dafne Keen. For a long time now, fans have suspected she will play X-23, a female clone of Wolverine, who is also known as Laura Kinney. Now a new photo from an official Logan … [Read more...]