The Disney/Fox deal is now complete, and it brings with it, serious ramifications. One of those ramifications has to do with returning of rights to characters previously held by other companies, specifically Spider-Man, X-Men and Fantastic-Four characters. According to new reports, marvel is not planning to carry on what Fox has been doing. That is, except for the foul-mouthed mercenary Deadpool.

While there are a handful of X-Men films already in development, those will be under Disney's umbrella.

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The films include "Dark Phoenix," and "New Mutants." Once these films have hit theaters, don't expect Disney to continue those franchises. The Hollywood Reporter reports that Disney will only continue with "Deadpool," which coincides with comments made by Disney CEO Bob Iger, who said that Deadpool could still be part of the Disney studio.

'X-Men' appears to be riding into the sunset

It appears Disney is not interested in a future with the X-Men, with "Dark Phoenix," being the final X-Men film from this era.

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Disney is rumored to be planning on releasing "New Mutants," on their streaming service Disney+. Many fans have wondered what an X-Men return to Marvel would be like.

There are a handful of characters that could end up with similar success like Marvel heroes are seeing. Disney has the power to bring back Wolverine, Storm, Rogue, Gambit, Beast, and Cyclops. The Hollywood Reporter published an article discussing the future of the X-Men, which they said that unless Marvel Studios Kevin Feige has a completed script, any of the newly acquired heroes are unlikely to hit the screens until 2021. "Avengers: Endgame," and "Spider-Man: Far From Home," are the only Movies currently on the calendar.

Marvel Studios still dealing with Fox licensing issues

Marvel Studios is rumored to have several other projects in the works, including a Black Widow film, "The Eternals," and "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3," with James Gunn returning to direct. There are some legal moves that must be made before Fox licensed characters can actually become part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It's been rumored that Feige met with several members of the X-Men division in recent months.

While the Disney/Fox merger is now complete, it's going to take sometime before we see an "X-Men" or "Fantastic Four" reboot. Most of these Fox projects are expected to air on the upcoming Disney+ streaming service.

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