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Fox Sets Dates Thru 2018 For Mystery Marvel Project, Next 'Wolverine,' 'Fantastic Four 2,' New Ridley Scott & More

  • By Edward Davis
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  • March 21, 2014 8:00 AM
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X-Men: Days Of Future Past, Wolverine
You better grab a drink and take a seat — Fox just set a batch of dates for the 2017/18 calendar, and they've got a very tentpole heavy future laid out. And while this is the part where we lament the state of the industry, frankly, it is what it is so let's just break down what they've got coming.

How The 'Avengers'-Izing Of Blockbusters Is Killing Movies

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • December 18, 2013 4:50 PM
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How The 'Avengers'-Izing Of Blockbusters Is Killing Movies
Is it enough to just make one movie anymore? In the wake of Marvel’s audacious world-building in an assembly line of completely indistinguishable adventure movies, the studios would answer no. What used to be one series of movies has become a web, one that involves various other series’ and offshoots of one particular brand.

'Kick-Ass 2' Director Jeff Wadlow To Write & Possibly Direct 'X-Men' Spinoff 'X-Force'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 12, 2013 5:47 PM
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X-Force Jeff Wadlow
Like we said, team-up movies are so hot right now, but forget about that pipe dream idea of Hugh Jackman's to bring together Wolverine, Spider-Man and The Avengers together into one CGI orgy of a superhero movie. Instead, let's focus on what's actually happening, and we'd wager it's enough to get fans excited, especially with Comic-Con just around the corner.

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