With new installments of Star Wars , Jurassic World , and the Avengers headed our way this summer, movie fans have plenty to cheer about. The same goes for toy lovers, who can look forward to action figures, play sets, board games, and other playthings based on 2018’s biggest blockbusters and hottest television shows. Yahoo Entertainment spent the past weekend at New York City’s annual festival for toys, Toy Fair, where we got to see both the new and retro movie- and TV-related toys that everyone will be talking about this year. Scroll through the gallery and start getting your holiday wish lists ready now.
Deadpool pokes fun at Henry Cavill's moustache problems and introduces Terry Crews to the franchise.
20th Century Fox love looking to pop culture to boost the franchise's online presence.
Ryan Reynolds and his production banner, Maximum Effort, have closed a three-year first-look deal with Twentieth Century Fox, and his first project there will be the comedy “Clue,” based on the Parker Bros. board game, individuals with knowledge of the deal told TheWrap. The film will be produced by and star Reynolds with “Deadpool” screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick penning the script. The deal will put Reynolds firmly in Fox’s talent stable as the studio continues its merger with Disney, and that the studio is shoring up talent while Disney is likely to use Fox’s intellectual property for its upcoming streaming services.
Disney is acquiring 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion (£39bn) bringing hit franchises such as X-Men, Avatar, and The Simpsons into the House of Mouse.
Sure, there's probably some friendly rivalry between the DC Comics superheroes and their compadres over at Marvel, but this is a bit much.
If Disney does indeed buy Fox, allowing their characters to appear in Marvel Studios films, is this necessarily a good thing?