Before the MCU took the spotlight, Fox’s X-Men Universe showcased our beloved mutants and their foes. When it comes to Professor X, Patrick Stewart’s portrayal became iconic. Stewart embodied the character throughout most films until Professor X met his demise halfway through ‘Logan.’ Initially, it seemed like a farewell to the character, and we anticipated Stewart’s retirement from the role. A similar fate befell Wolverine in the same movie.
Surprisingly, Stewart reprised his role in ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ as Professor X, now part of the Illuminati. However, Scarlet Witch telepathically ended his life once again by snapping his neck.
Now, Professor X is part of the MCU canon, specifically in Earth-838. Given the Multiverse’s significance in this phase, expectations are high for the X-Men to transition into the mainline Universe in upcoming projects.
In a recent interview, Stewart was questioned about the possibility of returning to the MCU, and his response was intriguing. The host inquired about the prospects, and Stewart had an interesting answer to share.
I cannot put it to rest because it’s not a fact either for or yes. It is a possibility. Hugh Jackman and I looked upon ‘Logan’ as being our farewell. Given that I died in that film. Although I’ve been told that I actually died a several times already.
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To sum it up, there’s a significant likelihood of Stewart making a comeback to the MCU, judging by his response and delivery. As indicated in the video caption, the most probable scenario is Stewart’s return in ‘Avengers: Secret Wars,’ a pivotal film set to unite various prominent superhero groups in the MCU.
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