‘Dark Phoenix’ Director Simon Kinberg Opens Up on What Went Wrong

Published on Jun 14, 2019

Dark Phoenix had a brutal opening weekend. The would-be blockbuster culmination of Fox's decades-long X-Men franchise fizzled out at the box office with just $32.8 million -- an all-time low for the franchise -- despite a star-studded cast and one of the most recognizable titles in the X-Men legacy. On the heels of the disappointing debut, writer/director Simon Kinberg gave a candid, classy interview on Kcrw's The Business podcast, diving into how release date shuffles and the Disney-Fox merger impacted the film's journey and why he's not using any …

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Author: Haleigh Foutch