If Disney does indeed buy Fox, allowing their characters to appear in Marvel Studios films, is this necessarily a good thing?
Marvel fans are abuzz on social media over the possibility that the Disney-Fox merger could reunite characters from “X-Men” with the MCU. Twenty-First Century Fox has engaged in talks to potentially sell most of the company to Disney, CNBC reported Monday. In addition international assets, such as Star and BSkyB, he reported that Disney is seeking to add entertainment networks such as FX and Nat Geo.
'6 Days' star Jamie Bell reflects on his 'Fantastic Four' experience and shares his memories from the set of 'Tintin', 'King Kong', and 'Billy Elliot'.
This could be how the studio keeps hold of the 'Fantastic Four' movie rights - without rebooting the 'Fantastic Four' again.
The one major thorn in the side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has always been that the comic book label-turned-studio does not own the movie rights to a small portion of their best-loved characters. This is question often asked of Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige – and, right now, his answer is definitively negative. Asked by Variety about the likelihood of such a deal between Marvel and Fox, the producer responded, “It’s an impossibility at this juncture.
‘Warcraft’ star Toby Kebbell has cast doubt on a rumoured sequel to 2015′s ‘Fantastic Four’ saying he has no interest in returning as Doctor Doom. “I have not heard about [a sequel], no” Toby told us, “And I don’t know if there’s any interest in me, which is fair. Earlier this month, Kinberg told Den of Geek he still hoped to reunite the main cast for a lighter sequel.