The Internet Has Mixed Reactions To The Deal Between Disney & Fox

The internet has reacted to the Disney-Fox deal with mixed emotions as the 'X-Men' & 'Fantastic Four' may join the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Today, Disney officially acquired several key entertainment and sports assets from 20th Century Fox with the terms of the deal specifically calling out the X-Men and Fantastic Four in the acquisition. Now, the internet has reacted to the game-changing news and the response to the deal has been understandably mixed.

While Marvel fans – including Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn – are rejoicing over the prospect of seeing the Fantastic Four and X-Men join the Marvel Cinematic Universe, many are concerned that projects including the Deadpool franchise may lose their R-rated content now that the properties fall under the Disney umbrella. Furthermore, many are dismayed to see Disney acquire yet another Hollywood entity – having purchased Marvel and Lucasfilm within the last decade – fearing diverse content and original ideas are at risk of being overlooked in favor of major franchises. Now, celebrities and fans alike have reacted with excitement, concern, and humor to express their thoughts on the deal. You can check out reactions to the deal below!

What are your thoughts on the Disney-Fox deal? Are you thrilled to see the X-Men and Fantastic Four join the Marvel Cinematic Universe or are you concerned to see Disney gain greater control over the entertainment indudstry? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the deal!

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Sebastian Peris

Sebastian Peris

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