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Remember when 2018 was supposed to be the year that Fox aggressively pushed their ‘X-Men’ universe, with three new films? Well you should because it was only two months ago. Way back on January 11th of this year, Fox announced plans to move “The New Mu…

Will audiences ever get to see “The New Mutants?” Obviously, Fox has committed a large amount of money and time to the project, and it would take something catastrophic for the studio to completely erase the film from its release schedule. …

Disney/Fox merger? What Disney/Fox merger? What looked so certain in December, is still under review, as lawyerly types sift through mountains of paperwork, and executives wait to see if the deal will get government approval. So, until more is known, F…

We’ve all heard director promising to push the envelope when it comes to their ratings, with “Spawn” director Todd McFarlane recently boasting that his R-rated movie will make “Deadpool” look safe and soft (or something). …

With “Gambit” losing director Gore Verbinski, it has caused a volley of dominoes to fall at 20th Century Fox as they reshuffle their superhero deck of release dates. The biggest casualty of sorts is “New Mutants,” which moves fr…

Earlier this year, Stacey Snider, the chairman and CEO of 20th Century Fox, explained the studio’s approach to giving some flavor to the superhero movies in their X-men line. “If we’re going to make a superhero movie, we have to ask ourselves: Wh…

We’ve lived through a couple generations now of movies with various iterations of Magneto, Charles Xavier, Mystique….you get the idea. Now, a fresh superhero torch is being lit with “X-Men: The New Mutants,” and now we have our …

Hugh Jackman finally said goodbye to Wolverine this year with “Logan,” which is trying to earn some Oscar love (more on that in a second), and for now the character is in the movie vault. But in today’s climate, no character is truly gone, and if you look over at Warner Bros., they’re more than happy to have two actors play the same role in different projects (a situation that has left Jared Leto not too pleased about someone else playing Joker in a developing spinoff). Continue reading Fox Chief Talks Rebooting Wolverine & Superhero Fatigue at The Playlist.

Now that Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy are officially back in the “X-Men” universe, 20th Century Fox are getting aggressive with their slate of Marvel movies. Today, the studio announced placeholder dates for six untitled Marvel films. This is on top of the three upcoming X-Men movies scheduled for 2018 we already know are coming: “New Mutants,” “Deadpool 2” and “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” (there is a fourth Untitled Marvel project on Fox’s schedule for February 2019, but it’s unclear if that date still stands) What could these films be? Continue reading Fox Is Releasing 6 More Marvel Movies After ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ at The Playlist.

It’s only a matter of time before the young cast of “Stranger Things” start finding their careers expanding into the world of blockbuster pictures. As we learned yesterday, Millie Bobby Brown auditioned for the role of X-23 in “Logan,” but she didn’t land it. However, it looks like Charlie Heaton will be the first of the young ensemble to make the major league leap. Continue reading ‘Stranger Things’ Star Charlie Heaton Joins ‘New Mutants’ at The Playlist.