‘Avengers 4’ Directors On Welcoming X-Men, Deadpool Into The MCU After Disney-Fox Deal

Deadpool 2 Avengers 4 Disney Fox Infinity War Fox Marvel Studios Kevin FeigeDuring a Business Insider Ignition appearance, Avengers 4 directors Joe and Anthony Russo discussed introducing new Marvel characters into the MCU after Disney’s acquisition of 21 Century Fox assets.

Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets has fans particularly excited to see Marvel Studios gain the film rights to popular characters such as the Fantastic Four. According to Deadline, Avengers 4 co-director Joe Russo believes he and his brother will help in ‘orchestrating’ the introduction of characters such as Deadpool and the X-Men to the Marvel Cinematic Universe:

“I’m sure of it. The acquisition of Fox is showing us where the future of the business is going to go.”

Though the Russo’s have not discussed Disney’s plans with company CEO Bob Iger, Joe Russo stated that integrating the Fox-owned Marvel characters is a key component of the landmark acquisition. Furthermore, Joe Russo explained that Disney was “incredibly encouraging” about the downer ending of Avengers: Infinity War and Anthony Russo commented on the importance of surprising audiences:

“The only way to drive a conversation is to surprise people. If you’re constantly adhering to convention, you’re not going to surprise people.”

Are you excited to see Fox-owned Marve characters join the MCU? Share your thoughts below!

A culmination of 22 interconnected films the fourth installment of the Avengers saga will draw audiences to witness the turning point of this epic journey. Our beloved heroes will truly understand how fragile this reality is and the sacrifices that must be made to uphold it.

Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Avengers 4 is expected to star Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Paul Rudd, Jeremy Renner, Brie Larson, Josh Brolin and Chris Pratt.

Avengers 4 is scheduled to be released in theaters on May 3, 2019.

The 9 Best Things About ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’

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Red Dead Redemption 2Well, cowboys and cowgirls, Red Dead Redemption 2 is finally here. Eight years after the original title took the gaming world by storm, Rockstar is back with a prequel set ten years before the original. For people who like horses but may not want to ride them in real life, they’re in luck, because anyone who plays Red Dead Redemption 2 will be sitting on a horse for quite a while. As you pursue an outlaw life, jumping from town-to-town, players explore a world full of danger and excitement behind every corner.

Red Dead Redemption 2 has already broken pretty much every entertainment record imaginable. It’s had the most successful opening weekend for any entertainment product ever, so you don’t need to take my word on why this game is so good, just go look at the numbers. Underneath the massive, 60-hour story, is a beautiful world layered with complicated characters, powerful predators and painful memories. So, what are you waiting for, go jump on your horse and start playing this game!

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Sebastian Peris

Sebastian Peris

Canadian film buff, political junkie, comic book geek, and board game enthusiast.