'X-Men,' 'Fantastic Four' in Flux After Fox-Disney Deal
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is about to get a lot bigger, but some fear that it may become too crowded.
The announced Disney-Fox deal is a big step forward in Marvel reclaiming many of the characters it lost in the 1990s as it licensed them out to stave off bankruptcy. The respective characters from the X-Men and Fantastic Four universes will finally join the Marvel Studios fold.
On one level, it could not have come at a more precipitous time. After the release of Avengers 4 in 2
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Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Soaring to Huge $45M-Plus in Thursday Previews
The tentpole should have no trouble scoring the top opening of the year.
Disney and Lucasfilm's Star Wars: The Last Jedi is soaring to a near-record $45 million in Thursday previews, according to early estimates.
That would be the second-best preview number of all time behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens. A final tally will be released Friday morning, and could come in higher.