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Recently, we learned that around about a decade ago, 20th Century Fox was developing a movie that would have featured high-profile superheroes like the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Deadpool, and Daredevil (before that character’s rights reverted back to Marvel Studios). X-Men: First Class writer Zack Stentz, who was hired to write this ambitious superhero movie, teased the project’s existence but wouldn’t reveal what the film would have been about.
Now some actual plot details about that abandoned project have emerged, whisking us into a fascinating alternate timeline in which Fox could have beaten Marvel Studios to the full-scale crossover concept before The Avengers hit theaters. And this scrapped superhero movie would have been an X-Men vs Fantastic Four film, pitting two groups of heroes against each other in their own Civil War.
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Long before Avengers: Infinity War delivered the “most ambitious crossover event in history,” 20th Century Fox had an even bigger one planned with the Marvel characters that they had owned back in 2011. That means not only heavy-hitters like X-Men and Fantastic Four, but Deadpool and Daredevil. But alas, their ambitions got ahead of them, and that massive Fox Marvel movie was ultimately scrapped. But nearly a decade later, X-Men First Class writer Zack Stentz reveals what could’ve been.
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