Avengers: Endgame writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely revealed that they believe the X-Men franchise should take a break for now.
After Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s officially closed, fans immediately began wondering when Marvel Studios’ would unveil plans for the X-Men now that they obtained the screen rights to characters. While Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige confirmed X-Men films were being developed as part of the post-Avengers: Endgame plan for the MCU during San Diego Comic-Con, a project centered on the mutants was not included in the phase 4 lineup.
It appears Marvel Studios’ plans to wait some time before introducing to X-Men to the MCU and Avengers: Endgame writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely told Collider that they believe the franchise should “rest for a second.” However, the screenwriting duo added that they would love to see a Silver Surfer movie sooner than later and that such a project should go full-on cosmic.
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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.
Avengers: Endgame will be available on Digital HD starting July 30 followed by a 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD release on August 13.