The Road to Infinity War

Who are the  jerks taking advantage of Stan Lee in his old age? What comic book villains is Nicolas Cage interested in playing? Whatever happened to Jeff Wadlow‘s developing X-Force movie? Why can’t Disney use the Marvel brand name in their own theme parks? Which comic book storyline would Anthony & Joe Russo like to see come together if the Disney and Fox deal works out? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Upcoming Fox Marvel Projects - X-Force Movie

As the possibility of a merger between Walt Disney Pictures and 20th Century Fox looms, the latter studio isn’t slowing down development on any of their projects. When it comes to any developments on films featuring Marvel Comics characters, it seems like the studio is trying to get as much off the ground as they can while the House of Mouse tries to finalize the deal.

Several new developments have surfaced from 20th Century Fox when it comes to Marvel properties. While we just heard about a Silver Surfer movie in the works, new details on the reshoots that caused New Mutants to be pushed back to 2019 have surfaced and it sounds like Fox wants to get the Deadpool spin-off X-Force off the ground as soon as possible. Read More »

Krypton

How does Iris West end up with speed powers in a new episode of The Flash? Want to see the best preview of Krypton yet? Who is returning to DC’s Legends of Tomorrow in the third season finale? Is the final Infinity Stone hidden in Wakanda? What were some of the first reactions after a test screening of Aquaman? Want to see Zachary Levi‘s new Shazam hairstyle? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

X-Force in Deadpool 2 Trailer

This morning brought a new Deadpool 2 trailer to the web, and with it came the surprise reveal of a new team of mutants who have yet to be seen on the big screen: the X-Force.

In a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment, there’s a shot of Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) standing in the opening of a cargo door on a helicopter…and there are a few other characters standing with him. One of them is Zazie Beetz as Domino, but we’ve never seen the other three characters before, at least not in movie form. So, who are these characters? Let’s pinpoint who’s who when it comes to the X-Force in Deadpool 2. Read More »

x-force director

20th Century Fox is moving full steam ahead with the X-Men franchise, and now one of its biggest spinoffs has found a new director. After Kick-Ass 2‘s Jeff Wadlow spent years attached, a new report says that Drew Goddard, the man who directed The Cabin in the Woods, will write and direct the studio’s X-Force team-up film, which will unite characters like Deadpool, Cable, and Domino in a Black Ops group. Watch your back, Suicide Squad.
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Update: Screenwriter Rhett Reese chimed in to say that there’s no truth to this story. We have kept the original post intact, mainly because it’s still a pretty handy guide to characters who could pop up in the X-Force movie.

The Merc with a Mouth might be getting some more company in his next on-screen adventure. A new rumor indicates that 20th Century Fox is casting three more mutants for a post-credits sequence in Deadpool 2 that will help set up an X-Force movie. Read on to find out which mutant characters may be joining Fox’s corner of the Marvel universe.
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‘Deadpool 2’ is Sizing Up Michael Shannon For Cable

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When you’re looking for someone to play a grim, muscle-bound, super-powered soldier displaced from his dystopian alternate future timeline, you probably don’t think about Michael Shannon. And yet, according to a new report, the two-time Oscar nominee, who is, you know, just one the finest actors currently drawing breath on the planet, is currently the frontrunner to play the stoic superhero Cable in Deadpool 2.

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Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Empire

Want to know how to make a standing LEGO Batman Movie cake? Why are some people freaking out about Wonder Woman not having armpit hair in the latest movie trailer? How would Gal Gadot pitch Wonder Woman to skeptical boys? Will Deadpool 3 be an X-Force movie? How many times did Jay Baruchel watch Batman v Superman last year? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Deadpool 2 Characters

Production on Deadpool 2 is supposed to begin this summer for a release on 2018, but we’re still waiting for some of the major pieces of the sequel to fall into place, or at least be announced by 20th Century Fox and Ryan Reynolds.

Atlanta star Zazie Beetz was recently confirmed to play Domino, a mutant mercenary and a member of X-Force, the mutant crew who takes on missions of their own with a more militant and aggressive approach towards their enemies. However, fans are still eagerly waiting to see who will play the time traveling X-Force leader known as Cable, and it sounds like we’ll find out soon.

Furthermore, in addition to the arrival of X-Force members like Cable and Domino, writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese promise that Marvel Comics fans will get to see some more obscure mutants popping up. Find out more about these Deadpool 2 characters after the jump. Read More »

X-Force Movie - X-Men

This year, 20th Century Fox has three movies going into production that take place in the X-Men universe. There’s Deadpool 2 (which debuted a teaser in front of Logan), The New Mutants from director Josh Boone, and the next X-Men movie, which won’t be called Supernova as has been rumored, but may end up having franchise producer and writer Simon Kinberg direct.

Speaking of which, Kinberg has been making the publicity rounds while promoting Logan (make sure you check out that interview linked above!), and he’s addressed everything from X-Force to the possibility of him directing the next X-Men movie, and even what will happen with the character of Wolverine. Find out more below. Read More »