There was quite a lot of discuss a possible merger between Disney and plenty of of Fox’s main belongings in latest weeks. At first the talks were seemingly previously tense, however now it looks as if a deal may actually perhaps occur, and there is one particular person over at Marvel who’s probably itching for a contract to occur. Stories point out that Kevin Feige particularly is worked up concerning the prospect of a Disney and Fox Merger, for one large cause: X-Males.
We have already written about all the promising characters that may return to Marvel if this deal would occur. This would come with characters in large upcoming Fox films like Deadpool 2, X-Males: New Mutants, Gambit (which is finally getting off of the bottom) and X-Males: Darkish Phoenix, amongst others. It additionally signifies that the Implausible 4 franchise could be handed again to Marvel. In response to a brand new report over at Deadline, Kevin Feige is reportedly one particular person gunning for the deal to occur in order that he can get his palms on extra tales and characters within the Marvel Universe.
It is not simply that Marvel would have properties again within the fold if the deal goes via. It might additionally imply that Marvel could dive into some previously out of bounds narratives–especially within the realm of cosmic storytelling–if the Fox and Marvel universes got here collectively. This might have a direct impact on the nonetheless principally unannounced Part 4, even when X-Males properties have been nonetheless separate in some methods from the MCU films. It might give Marvel quite a lot of extra choices as the corporate wraps up Part Three and strikes into a completely new realm of storytelling in Part 4.
If the report holds true, it is easy to see why Kevin Feige could be excited concerning the potential for extra choices to play with. Feige has already said that “something is feasible” with Part 4, and whereas it will be a stretch to guess he meant a Disney and Fox merger at that time, the quote matches. Feige has additionally expressed an interest in “extra attention-grabbing, sudden combos of characters,” and I can not consider a better means to try this than to have entry to the Fox properties. All these feedback tie collectively fairly properly, however once more, there is no indication that the Fox and Disney deal will certainly be going via at this level.
The take care of Fox would lengthen additional than Marvel. It might tie into properties like the Avatar movies, and it may even have ramifications for Disney’s new streaming service and different TV platforms presently owned by the studio. There are quite a lot of large questions nonetheless up within the air earlier than any deal will get off of the bottom, however we’ll let you understand if something extra concrete comes out of this chance. For now, here is what all we know about Marvel’s Part Three.