It’s nonetheless very early on the street to the amalgamated MCU that can see the arrival of Fox’s cinematic comedian guide properties in a roundabout way, however it already appears like Marvel can be doing the groundwork to arrange no matter grand plan they should deliver the X-Men, the Fantastic Four and each linked character to the display beneath the banner.
And whereas we’ve alreayd been warned – a number of instances in reality – to not count on something very quickly, there’s an enormous purpose why Disney aren’t going to let Kevin Feige sit on these new characters for too lengthy. Or extra particularly, there are greater than fifty billion of them.
Because of how a lot cash Disney spent on buying Fox’s properties, they should begin making some a refund: they may have extra cash than a number of small international locations mixed, however that deal was made within the curiosity of constructing revenue. They noticed property that may very well be exploited to that finish and so they swooped in with a suggestion that they clearly thought could be eclipsed by model development and monetary potential. But they’ve acquired their work minimize out for them.
In brief, the massive cheeses at Disney are going to have to make use of their new properties in some very particular methods to make again a piece of that cash and show that this deal was value making.
And right here’s how they may obtain that…