The writers of Avengers: Endgame recently answered whether or not the film paves the way for the appearance of mutants in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here’s what they had to say about it.
Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely are perhaps the main architects behind what transpired in the MCU for the last few years. They worked with Kevin Feige and The Russo Brothers closely to conclude this eleven-year roller-coaster called the Infinity Saga with Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.
But what about the outcome and what’s to come for the MCU’s future? Well, both Markus and McFeely spoke to The Hollywood Reporter and answered a few of the most titillating and burning questions for Marvel fans. One of them had to do with the introduction of mutants, or the X-Men, in the MCU after Disney’s acquisition of FOX.
They were specifically asked if any of the snaps in Avengers: Endgame released radiation that could create mutants. Bear in mind that the most recent Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer revealed that the snaps tore a hole in the MCU’s Multiverse, which potentially could also pave the way for the introduction of any Marvel character such as Jake Gyllenhaal’s Mysterio. Markus said that they didn’t know for sure, mainly because they’re no longer writing any films for Marvel and they weren’t aware of the Multiversal tear before it was revealed earlier this week, but that anything can happen:
“Anything is possible, but I don’t whether you’d need that. Genetic mutation is genetic mutation. It just happens. Maybe they are already out there.”
McFeely added that fans shouldn’t be worried about that right now, because when Kevin Feige decides to introduce these characters into the MCU it’s likely going to be really awesome:
“I do think that whenever Kevin [Feige] decides to do X-Men or Fantastic Four, it won’t be how you think it’s going to happen, I think he’s going to have a real clever version of it.”
What’s your theory? When will we see the X-Men and the other mutants join the MCU? Sound off in the comment section down below!
Here is the official synopsis for Avengers: Endgame:
The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, “Avengers: Endgame.”
Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers: Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Josh Brolin.
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Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Top Actors To Replace Ben Affleck In Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’
Ben Affleck is officially out as Batman and it's a pretty sad day.
Words cannot describe how sad I am to see Ben Affleck announce that he's no longer Batman. His Batman is why I do what I do. In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, I fell in love with his comic book-accurate interpretation of the Caped Crusader. It was a breath of fresh air and it felt like we finally had the one true Batman.
Three years have quickly sped by and we're officially going to receive a new Batman for his next movie. Last night, Ben Affleck announced that he will not return as the Dark Knight in Matt Reeves' The Batman and now everyone's attention has moved towards wanting to know who the next Bruce Wayne will be. Matt Reeves is said to want an actor that's around 20 years younger than Affleck while Warner Bros. wants someone older. My guess is that Reeves wants a fresh start while the studio wants an older actor for crossover potential.
In this list, I will discuss the actors I think can replace Ben Affleck as Batman using the parameters that Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. want. Hit Next to see our picks to play the Batman.
Michael Fassbender is an X-Men alum and no stranger to comic book franchises. The actor has shown multiple levels of range and could definitely handle the Batman/Bruce Wayne personality. If they go with the older range for the next Dark Knight, then Fassbender is probably one of the best choices to take over the role.
Ben Barnes is out of a job after The Punisher season 2 and he's one of the best actors in that series. The second season tied up Barnes' arc on The Punisher and the actor has already told us that that he'd love to play the Caped Crusader. Barnes definitely has the pretty boy look going on for him and I wonder what his take on Bruce Wayne could be.
I've said this before and I'll say it again: Ryan Gosling needs to star in a superhero movie. I've always thought Gosling would make a great Batman. Every role that he's done has shown us his capability and he could crush it as Bruce Wayne.
Jon Hamm is my top choice for an older Batman. If Warner Bros. wants to cast an older actor for crossover potential, Jon Hamm is the studio's best bet. He has a similar look to Ben Affleck, and c'mon, the guy's look just screams Bruce Wayne.
Armie Hammer is 32 years old and was cast as the Caped Crusader in George Miller's Justice League: Mortal. That film will never see the light of day, but that doesn’t mean that Hammer doesn't deserve a second shot at being the Batman. He's charming, broody and will probably give his all for this role. Armie Hammer is a great option because he's young enough for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. could work in a way for him to crossover with the rest of the DC Extended Universe.
Game of Thrones alum Richard Madden is my top choice to replace Ben Affleck as Batman. The actor is young, has the look and definitely has the acting chops to play the duality of Batman and Bruce Wayne. Madden just won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television series for the BBC drama Bodyguard, so Warner Bros. may want to quickly snatch him up.