Fox is developing a Silver Surfer movie

By Alex Wiggan A Silver Surfer movie is in the works. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Twentieth Century Fox is currently working on a solo Silver Surfer movie – despite an impending takeover from Disney. The movie is being written by comic book scribe, Brian K. Vaughn and is one of many Marvel movies in development with the studio. The project joins a long … Continue reading

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The Gifted renewed

By Alex Wiggan The Gifted has been renewed for a second season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fox has renewed the X-Men spinoff series for the 2018-2019 season. The show – overseen by showrunner Matt Nix – has received an early renewal and a surprising renewal too, considering the recent sale of Fox’s movie & TV output to Disney will … Continue reading

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It’s official: Disney and Fox make a deal – This is huge

It is official – Disney has settled a deal with 21st Century Fox worth $52 billion. According to io9, the deal – which has been discussed on numerous occasions on this very blog – means that The Walt Disney Company officially owns the movie rights to all 21st Century Fox’s titles. In layman terms: The X-Men, Fantastic Four, Alien, Predator … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #76: The properties Disney could potentially own

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Yesterday, I talked a little more about the news that The Walt Disney Company is ever nearer to making a deal to buy parts of 21st Century Fox. This is a subject I’ve spoken about a few times on the blog, because it is an extremely significant deal which has the potential to open up Disney’s … Continue reading

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Disney/Fox deal getting closer?

By Alex Wiggan Prepare yourselves Marvelites: A deal for The Walt Disney Company to acquire portions of 21st Century Fox could be finalised as early as next week. According to CNBC, talks between Disney and Fox are progressing well, with a deal likely to take place by the end of next week. I’ve previously discussed this proposed buy-out on the … Continue reading

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The Tuesday Talking Point #17 – Bonus Edition: Is a Disney-Fox buy out a good idea?

By Alex Wiggan Earlier this morning The Tuesday Talking Point posed a question about Stranger Things Season Two (check it out if you’ve not done so already). Now, The Tuesday Talking Point is back again, this time with a bonus edition to talk about the news surrounding the potential Disney-Fox buy out. Heck, there’s a lot to talk about this … Continue reading

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What a Disney-Fox buy out could mean for Marvel, Star Wars, Aliens and streaming

By Alex Wiggan A little earlier tonight, news broke that Disney is in talks to buy 21st Century Fox. According to reports, Fox and Marvel have been in discussions for a couple of weeks now and while talks aren’t ‘official’, there’s a strong possibility of a deal, as Fox moves away from entertainment in favour of news and sport. So, … Continue reading

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Disney to buy Fox?

By Alex Wiggan This is potentially huge news for comic book fans – Disney is reportedly in talks to buy 21st Century Fox. According to CNBC, Fox has been holding talks to sell most of its company to Disney. The sale would include various elements of Fox, but is unlikely to include news and sports. Of course, if this sale … Continue reading

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Chances of a Marvel Studios-Fox collaboration remain unlikely

By Alex Wiggan For as long as the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has been in existence, one question has remained at the forefront of fans’ minds: Will the X-Men (or the Fantastic Four) ever team-up with the Avengers? It is a question that we’ve pondered many times and one which has always been answered with a pretty firm, no. The … Continue reading

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Should Fantastic Four be condemned before it has been released?

By Alex Wiggan Today is 23rd May 2015. In a little over two months 20th Century Fox’s reboot of the Fantastic Four will be in cinemas, ushering in a new take on Marvel Comics’ first family. Directed by Josh Trank, the movie will star Michael B. Jordan, Miles Teller, Kate Mara and Jamie Bell and will detail the (new) origin … Continue reading

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