Its a good time to a fan of Marvel Comics based movies. Marvels Studios is continuing apace with Captain America, Thor, Iron Man and The Avengers. Columbia Pictures is rebooting Spider-Man with an Amazing movie. Fox's reboot/prequels are continuing with a Deadpool movie scheduled for 2012, a second X-Men Origins: Wolverine for 2013, and now a second X-Men: First Class movie is making progress.
Superhero Hype reports that Simon Kinberg is writing the sequel to 20th Century Fox's X-Men: First Class, which has earned over $350 million since opening in theaters this June.
Kinberg produced the first film and was a writer on X-Men: The Last Stand. His other writing credits include Mr. & Mrs Smith, Jumper, Sherlock Holmes and the upcoming This Means War and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. He is a producer on the latter two as well and is a producer on Neill Blomkamp's next, Elysium.