Fox and Marvel have started getting along, making an Avengers/X-Men crossover more likely

X-Men v Avengers: Dawn of Deadpool, anyone?

Jack Shepherd
Friday 13 May 2016 16:35 BST

Last year, what comic book fans thought would never happen actually happened; Sony and Marvel Studios worked out an agreement to get Spider-Man into the Avengers universe.

Attention has now turned to Fox, fans hoping the studios will work something out so the X-Men can join the Marvel Cinematic Universe at some stage.

“I don’t think [it will happen] yet,” X-Men: Apocalypse writer Simon Kinberg told Digital Spy. “But certainly, obviously, it worked [for Sony] and there’s a lot of good will between me and Kevin. I think now actually between the studio and Marvel. There was a little bit of horse trading back and fourth in the process of making Deadpool, in a good way.”

for many years, it was rumoured that Marvel had fallen out with fox over the way their X-Men/Fantastic Four franchises had turned out. With the release of the hugely successful Deadpool, it looks like things may have sweetened between the two.

“Just as a fan of comics and a fan of book movies I would love to see it,” Kinberg continued. “The idea that we could give them Wolverine and I could write for Iron Man would be a dream. But it is a very complicated legal thing that is so far above my pay grade that who knows. Who knows if it will ever happen.”

Recently, Deadpool director Tim Miller said he was pushing for Spider-Man to cameo in the Merc with a Mouth’s very own film. Meanwhile, Kevin Feige said in a recent interview he was impressed by Deadpool.

In other X-Men news, director Bryan Singer recently said there is definitely room for Deadpool to one day become part of the X-Men line-up.

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