How To Not Screw-Up Introducing X-Men Into The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Enormous news for nerds today as Disney has confirmed that it is buying 21st Century Fox for more money than it is possible to comprehend. But leaving aside the important questions around competition law, monopolies and what this signals for Disney's corporate strategy, there's something more important: The X-Men, Fantastic Four, Deadpool and other characters will finally be able to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Read More >>

It’s Official: the X-Men and Fantastic Four Are Coming Back to Marvel Thanks To a Huge Deal Between Fox and Disney

After weeks of teasing the public with reports of false starts and stops, Disney and Fox have settled on a massive $52 billion deal in which all of 21st Century’s film rights are being sold to the House of Mouse. Marvel’s Cinematic Universe is about to get a whole lot more, well, fantastic. Read More >>

James McAvoy Is Sick of Looking Like a ‘Skinhead’ to Keep Making X-Men Movies

James McAvoy is once again bare-headed for his upcoming role in X-Men: Dark Phoenix, his fourth X-Men film. Unlike Patrick Stewart, who’s always big, bald, and beautiful, McAvoy is getting fed up with the look. Read More >>

How The Gifted Connects to the X-Men Movies While Dodging Their Convoluted Timeline

Fox’s first X-Men movie paved the way for the current age of comic book movies that we’re living in. But after 17 years, 10 different movies, one soft, but significant reboot, and a high-concept television show, the live-action X-Men universe got... complicated. But The Gifted executive producer Matt Nix has a clever answer to how his show does actually fit in with the movies—and how all of Fox’s other mutant-centric offerings do, too. Read More >>

There Are No Plans in Place, But Kevin Feige Would Love the X-Men to Meet the Avengers

Five years ago, if you asked anyone if Spider-Man would ever appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the answer would’ve been no. There was no way Sony was going to share Marvel’s most popular superhero with Disney. But, miraculously, it happened. That leaves only a few major Marvel superheroes who aren’t in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, most of which reside at 20th Century Fox. Of course, the X-Men are the biggest ones, including Wolverine, Deadpool, and the rest, but there’s also the Fantastic Four. Read More >>

Report: After a Year of Rumours, Maisie Williams and Ana Taylor-Joy Finally Join New Mutants

The New Mutants cast is coming together. Well, more specifically, the cast members first rumoured over a year ago by HitFixGame of Thrones’ Maisie Williams and The Witch’s Ana Taylor-Joy—have finally reportedly signed on to play key members of the young X-Team. Read More >>

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The First Teaser for Bryan Singer’s X-Men TV Show The Gifted Is Here

Fox’s latest X-Men TV show just got a series order, official title, and short teaser. Read More >>

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Live Out Your Wolverine Fantasies With a Retractable Set of Lolly Stick Claws

There are two great reasons to follow this tutorial which teaches you how to turn 15 wooden popsicle sticks into your own set of wearable Wolverine claws: 1) You get to run around pretending to be Wolverine, popping balloons and being awesome, and 2) You have a great reason to eat 15 ice lollies. Read More >>

Matt Nix’s X-Men TV Show Is Officially Happening

Last year we heard that Fox had ditched Hellfire and begun development of a new X-Men TV show from Matt Nix. But even though Nix has been talking about his series for ages, it’s only just been given a pilot order. Read More >>

Those X-Men Comics In the Logan Trailer Were Made Just for the Movie

One of the cutest moments in the Logan trailer released yesterday (an aside: mentioning “cute” and Logan in the same sentence is very strange to me) is the moment Wolverine flicks through an X-Men comic, noting just how wildly embellished they are. The comics used aren’t actual X-Men books—but now we know who made them for the movie. Read More >>

New Animatic Teases Our First Glimpses of the New Mutants Movie

We barely know anything about Josh Boone’s upcoming adaptation of young X-Men series New Mutants for Fox, but a purported new series of animated storyboards from the film at least gives us a taste of what heroes we can expect—and the villain they’ll face off against. Read More >>

Fox Is Scrambling to Reboot Its X-Men Franchise: Report

Fox’s X-Men universe is in trouble and Fox knows it. Its bona fide star, Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, is done after Logan. The last X-Men movie made much less than the one before it. And Deadpool just lost its director. Read More >>

Jemaine Clement Joins X-Men Spin-off Series Legion

Flight of the Conchords star Jemaine Clement is trading in his singing pipes for another mutant superpower. It was announced online that Clement is joining the cast of Legion in a multi-episode role. Read More >>

Wolverine 3 Is Probably Patrick Stewart’s Last X-Men Movie, Too

Wolverine 3 won’t just be the swan song for Hugh Jackman’s take on Wolverine—apparently it’ll be the last time his co-star Patrick Stewart takes on the Xavier mantle, too. Read More >>

What Happens When You Blast a Flamethrower With a Freeze-Ray

Using liquid nitrogen inside a thermos with a tube sticking out of it, YouTube’s TheBackyardScientist created a crude home-made freeze ray. To see what it was really capable of, and to answer a question that has been puzzling comic book fans for years, he then blasted it at a flamethrower to see which simulated superpower would win out. Read More >>