Zak Penn

Everyone calm down: The new Matrix movie is NOT a reboot
Mar 17, 2017

A couple of screenwriters -- including the one actually writing the thing -- have weighed in on that new Matrix project that broke the Internet earlier this week.

X-Men writer Zak Penn breaks his silence about adapting The Avengers
Jun 25, 2015

The screenwriter talks about his upcoming Avengers movie for the first time.

Transformers picks up Robert Kirkman and more for franchise writers room
May 21, 2015

The Transformers franchise just brought in some heavy hitters to build its universe.

Del Toro teaming with Avengers co-writer for 'very different' Pacific Rim 2
Jun 9, 2014

Though it was just a modest hit in the U.S., del Toro’s sci-fi epic Pacific Rim pulled in solid box-office totals internationally — meaning it could still get a sequel.

Total Recall's Len Wiseman directing supernatural FBI thriller Black Chapter
Apr 22, 2014

A few genre heavyweights are coming together for a new sci-fi thriller, and we’re actually pretty interested to see how this one turns out. Think X-Files meets Push.

Answers are coming to urban legend about E.T. Atari games in a New Mexico landfill
Apr 15, 2014

One of the great myths of modern pop culture revolves around rumors that Atari dumped millions of unsold E.T. cartridges in a landfill after developing one of the worst games in history. Is it true?

Which OTHER Marvel baddie was almost in The Avengers?
Dec 17, 2012

With Marvel weaving its Cinematic Universe together across multiple heroes and films, they used Thor to set up eventually Avengers baddie Loki—which worked well. But, guess which other villian was almost at the center of the epic team-up?