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Marvel: the first X-Men film in the MCU finds a screenwriter

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May22,2024

For some time now, the MCU has been looking to join the X-Men. Several attempts took place like Professor by Patrick Stewart in Doctor Strange 2 or even this summer; Hugh Jackman who will return as Wolverine alongside Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool 3. But the question mutant fans are asking is when Marvel Studio will produce an X-Men film in the MCU. It seems that this is becoming clearer.

Marvel: the first X-Men film in the MCU finds a screenwriter

Marvel wants to integrate the X-Men into the MCU

Since the takeover of Fox by Disney in 2019, Marvel can once again find its characters that the studio had given up. in the early 2000s. Today, Marvel seems to be more interested in these characters. As proof, a film Fantastic Four has obtained the green light and will be released on our screens in 2025. And if until then now the famous mutants were only confined to After a few appearances in other projects, Marvel Studios seems to have accelerated its development. things.

Marvel: the first X-Men film in the MCU finds a screenwriter

We have known that for several months Marvel has been on the move. looking for the person who will act as screenwriter to work on this first X-Men film in the MCU. Today, according to information obtained by the American site Deadline, the studio would have finally found the right candidate. The process is said to have been delayed due to the writers' strike which affected the project. Hollywood last year. 

Marvel would have found the perfect candidate for his X-Men film

According to Deadline, Marvel would therefore have thrown away his sights set on Michael Lesslie. We must the latter wrote the screenplay for Hunger Games: The Ballad of the Serpent and the Birdsinger, from the series The Little Drummer Girl or even from the adaptation of Macbeth with Marion Cotillard. The screenwriter is also tipped to direct the future Harry Potter series for HBO.

Marvel: the first X-Men film in the MCU finds a screenwriter

For the moment this is the only information we have. We don't know who will be behind the camera to direct this X-Men movie. also remained cautious about what Disney is preparing for the return of the franchise which is one of Fox's most popular and profitable. Even if the last film Dark Phoenixwas not as successful as the previous opuses, the X-Men have never disappointed the fans.

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Will Marvel bring back old figures from the X-Men like Hugh Jackman who will be this summer to the cast ofDeadpool & Wolverine or form a new team of mutants like for Fantastic Four? Disney and Marvel will have to be careful in their X-Men film project. Perhaps the option will be a mix between new mutants and a revival of the old saga as suggested by the post-credits scene of The Marvels.  

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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