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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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Marvel Us Podcast Ep 23 – X-Men: First Class (2011)

I, Tom Laurie, and my sister, Leona Laurie, are (re)watching every Marvel movie so we can cheerfully and critically discuss them. In what is indisputably our most punishing episode, we’re talking about X-Men: First Class. In this episode of Marvel Us, we’re schooled on the true story of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Lessons learned: Where Magneto learned everything. Literally everything. Every single distinct character trait. Kevin Bacon, bringing dozens of actors just a few degrees closer. Breaking free from the old timeline, only so we can dislocate every joint trying to grab hold of it in the next film....

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THE GIFTED Renewed for a Second Season

It’s official! The Gifted will return to Fox for season 2! Fox made the announcement at the Television Critics’ Association winter press tour on Thursday. According to Entertainment Weekly, the show was ranked the #3 best new drama series with an average of 8.3 million viewers. And is most popular with audiences between the ages of 18 – 49. Matt Nix serves as writer and executive producer with Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Winberg, Jeph Loeb, and Jim Chory.  The freshman season brought Marvel fans another X-Men related universe. FX’s Legion is also set in the X-Men universe, but in the past. The...

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THE GIFTED Recap (S01E04) eXit Strategy

Sentinel Services is closing in on the Mutant Underground on The Gifted.  Last week, Caitlin Strucker reached out to her brother for help, but were stopped by the neighborhood watch. Marcos and John were able to get the Struckers back to HQ with some help from Clarice and Sonia.  Sonia gave Clarice a false romantic memory of John and gave her enough strength to get them back.  Reed made a deal to give up the Mutant Underground in exchange for his family’s safety. He thought about everyone who would be affected by his decision and changed his mind.  Now...

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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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