Newswire: Fox eyes another X-Men reboot and a third Deadpool movie

Things rarely ever look good for the X-Men, even when the Scarlet Witch’s powers get out of control and she makes mutants the dominant species on Earth, so The Hollywood Reporter revealing that 20th Century Fox is struggling with the future of its X-Men movie series isn’t so much a surprise as it is an accurate reflection of the comics. As pointed out in the story, Hugh Jackman will be done playing Wolverine after Logan, and Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, and Nicholas Hoult’s contracts all ended after the recent X-Men: Apocalypse. That means future X-Men movies won’t have Jackman, and getting any of the other four to sign on for more sequels won’t be cheap for the studio.

On top of that, director Bryan Singer probably won’t be back for another X-Men movie, so the Fox is reportedly planning a soft reboot …

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