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X-Men Apocalypse to Center around Magneto/Mystique Romance

~Matt Key So, remember in the X-Men comics how Magneto and Mystique were always all over each other and, from that love, sprang some of the greatest X-Men stories ever written? Oh, wait, no. That was Scott “Cyclops” Summers and Jean “Marvel Girl” Grey. You know, the two heroes that comprised the core of the X-Men team… But, hey! Magneto and Mystique! Why not?? In a report from the Hollywood Reporter, the plot of the anticipated sequel is being “crafted” to revolve around Mystique and Magneto’s relationship. Yeah. Apparently Fox is trying to leverage the Oscar-winning star power of...

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THE GIFTED Recap (S01E03) eXodus

The Gifted is moving quick!  So much happened in this episode that moved the story along…it’s amazing that I can keep up with everything.  After last week, I expected things to slow down, but nooooo…it’ only get’s better. Click Here to Recap the Last Episode of THE GIFTED, “rX” The Mutant Underground was threatened by one of their own when they had trouble controlling Clarice’s powers.  The Strucker children helped to keep the network safe, but the portals kept popping up. Caitlin and Marcos made a trip to a hospital to get medicines that could help Clarice.  They ran...

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Sneak Peek of New Fox Series THE GIFTED

Fox brings a new generation of Marvel mutants to the small screen in the new TV drama, The Gifted.  The buzz around the web is good.  The Gifted is set in the X-Men universe, but the X-Men are gone.  Those mutants who remain live in constant fear of being captured.  Most of the characters have not appeared in previous films but there are some strong ties to characters in the X-Men films.  The show will feature new mutants not found in the comic books plus some that have.  The Gifted stars Stephen Moyer (True Blood) and Amy Acker (Person...

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Motivations for BLACK PANTHER Villains M’Baku and Ulysses Klaue Explained

The villains in Marvel’s upcoming 2018 release, Black Panther, will each have their own motivations for doing the things that they do. It’s unclear where exactly Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) falls into that except that he disagrees with the direction that recently murdered King T’Chaka was taking the country, and therefore with his son, the newly crowned King T’Challa, a.k.a. The Black Panther, as played by Chadwick Boseman. We’ve heard their relationship described as a bit like that of Magneto and Professor X — a healthy respect for each other even if there is some very strong antagonism...

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NEW MUTANTS Casts Two New Characters in Sunspot and Dr. Cecilia Reyes!

There’s a franchise at Fox Studios called The X-Men. It’s been around since 2001 when we saw our first band of merry mutants, starring Patrick Stewart as Professor X, Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, and Ian McKellen as Magneto. From there, that universe has grown to include ten films and next year, we’ll be adding a few more. One of those new films will be called New Mutants and will be based on the title started in the 1980’s by Chris Claremont and Bob McLeod revolving around a new team of teenagers who have recently discovered their mutant powers and are...

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Deadpool 2, Dark Phoenix, and New Mutants Get Release Dates

Mark your calendars Fox fans! Three major superhero movies from the studio just got release dates for 2018. Time for the chimichangas! First up, Deadpool 2 has an official release of June 1st, 2018. Production is set to start this June, with Josh Brolin joining as Cable, and of course, Ryan Reynolds back in the red jumpsuit. It feels like a long time to wait, so we’ll just have to rely on that teaser (and that butt) for now. RELATED: Deadpool 2 Teaser Trailer Drops Online Next, the X-Men saga continues with X-Men: Dark Phoenix, arriving in theaters on Nov 2nd,. It’s set to cover...

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SUPERGIRL Recap: (S02E13) Mr. and Mrs. Mxyzptlk

We’re back with a new episode of Supergirl! Last week Lilian Luthor escaped from jail with a little help from Metallo. Lena Luthor further solidified her status as one of the “good guys,” but a scene in the end gave us the impression that she is not who she seems to be. Mon-El and Kara took a chance on each other only to be interrupted by a devious man named Mr. Mxyzptlk. Spoilers in 5…4…3…2…1…! We pick up right where we left off from last week’s episode. Mr. Mxyzptlk (Peter Gadiot) has appeared in Kara’s apartment and has professed...

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New X-MEN TV Series Is Officially On The Way!

As of last week, we knew that Fox Television was looking to lock down the brand new X-Men series from Burn Notice creator, Matt Nix. As they said at the time, they expected “the final draft to come in shortly and a pilot pickup within the next week or two.” They also noted that, “Exploratory casting already is underway, with the process expected to ramp up once the official greenlight comes.” Well, as of today, we’ve got the official greenlight. Thanks to Variety, we now know that Fox has given the official order for a pilot to be made....

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Upcoming X-MEN TV SERIES is Part of the Cinematic Universe and Will Feature Sentinels

In February, Fox will release their first television show based on their X-Men universe, Legion. The series will follow the mutant David Haller (Dan Stevens) as he comes to terms with the fact that he is not crazy, as he’s been told his entire life. In fact, his mutant power is that he has many multiple powers all living inside of him, each one of them manifesting as a separate personality. In essence, he’s schizophrenic but each of his personalities is a powerful mutant burning to get out of him. Also, he is the son of Professor Charles Xavier,...

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The Best of “Overheard at San Diego Comic Con” 2016

San Diego Comic Con 2016 has just ended. I’m back home in my own bed, my feet hurt, I have con crud from the millions of germs that were floating around the convention floor but I am happy. This year I met Steven Moffat, was Neil Gaiman adjacent at a party, got into the Syfy / The Magicians party,  went to the Star Trek Beyond World Premiere where I received super-cool swag, dropped money on some amazing art, danced at Nerd HQ and drank a bit too much. So much that I forgot to tweet my favorite “Overheard at Comic...

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