Reports: Marvel Studios Already Has Things Planned for Live-Action X-Men Reboot that Some Fans Won’t Like

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In March 2019, Marvel Studios got back the movie rights to X-Men, Fantastic Four, and Deadpool when Disney bought Fox for $71.3 billion.

They plan to include these characters in the MCU. In October 2020, the ‘X-Men’ and ‘Fantastic Four’ movies were called “Marvel Legacy films” on Disney+. Patrick Stewart played an alternate Professor X in ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’, and Kelsey Grammer returned as Beast in ‘The Marvels’. ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’, a sequel to ‘Deadpool 2’, will bring Deadpool and Wolverine, played by Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman, into the MCU.

We’ve heard about the ‘X-Men’ reboot project being discussed for a while now, and the studio is searching for writers actively. Daniel Richtman, a well-informed industry insider, recently shared insights on the upcoming project and what the studio hopes to achieve.

Richtman mentioned that the studio is seeking a writer who can blend comedy and drama effectively, but the film shouldn’t lean too heavily on humor. Additionally, it’s going to focus more on female characters and introduce lesser-known characters that haven’t been seen in live-action before.

The issue with this information is that it’s not as detailed as we’d hope. MCU projects usually have a mix of humor and drama, and lately, many have focused on female characters, which can feel forced regardless of your views on inclusivity.

The only bright side of this news is the introduction of new characters, which we’re excited about. However, the MCU already feels pretty crowded, especially with the Fantastic Four coming soon.

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