Marvel Legacy Movies

Now that the films of 20th Century Fox fall under The Walt Disney Company banner, Marvel movies from the X-Men and Fantastic Four franchises have been making their way towards Disney+. Longtime fans of the movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe know that those movies have nothing to do with the likes of The Avengers and all the individual franchises that make up the superhero team. But for the uninitiated, Disney+ has made it easier to differentiate between the different Marvel movies.

In the Disney+ app, if you navigate to the page with all of the various Marvel Comics-based titles, there’s now a category called “Marvel Legacy,” which features all the Marvel movies on Disney+ that don’t take place within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This feels similar to the way Disney started to differentiate between the new era of canonical Star Wars adventures and all those that came before by classifying the old books, comics, and more as non-canon Star Wars Legends. But thankfully, this rebranding isn’t quite so drastic. Read More »