Kinberg inks first-look deal with Fox

Writer-producer penned 'Jumper,' 'X-Men' pics

Scribe/producer Simon Kinberg has inked a two-year, first-look deal with 20th Century Fox.

Kinberg has close ties to the studio. He penned “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” and “Jumper” for Fox and New Regency, as well as writing “X-Men: The Last Stand” for Fox.

Deal with Kinberg’s shingle Genre Films is non-exclusve.

“We have a great history with Simon and he’s continuously delivered for us. These writer/producers deals are incredibly valuable,” Fox prexy of production Emma Watts.

“Mr. & Mrs. Smith,” “Jumper” and “Last Stand” generated more than $1.1 billion in worldwide box officer revenues.

Projects Kinberg has set up elsewhere include “Moon” at Paramount, “Osterman Weekend” at Summit Entertainment and “Invasion” at Universal.

Kinberg is repped by CAA.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety

Loading