The Honcho Round-up #93: What is going on with Fox’s Marvel movies & shows?

By Alex Wiggan **PLEASE NOTE: This post has been updated since it was originally written, due to recent scheduling developments at Fox. Hi heroes! At the end of last year, news broke that Disney is to buy the film and TV divisions of 21st Century Fox. Marvelites the world over (myself included) rejoiced at the prospect of seeing the X-Men … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #58: The X-Men villains who have & have not appeared in the X-Men Universe

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! This week, new X-Men TV show, The Gifted arrives in the US and the UK. As previously discussed on the Honcho-SFX blog, The Gifted reworks the X-Men premise for television, introducing new heroes and villains while still remaining part of the X-Universe. Should you want to check out a sneak preview of The Gifted then … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #39: SDCC Part One – Day One & Two

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! If you’ve been reading the blog over the past couple of days you will be more than aware that this weekend is a pretty big one for geekdom – it’s Comic-Con weekend! San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) is currently taking place in the US – at the San Diego Convention Center – and as a result, … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-Up #23: Marvel TV shows – Keeping track

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Over the past few weeks you may have noticed an increase in news stories about forthcoming comic book-based TV shows, in particular those from Marvel. In fact, so many Marvel shows are now on the air/in the pipeline that it can be quite difficult to keep track of them all. So, today we thought we’d … Continue reading

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Professor Xavier likely for Legion season 2

By Alex Wiggan With X-Men TV series, Legion already recommissioned for a second season it’s now looking more likely that Professor Xavier will be introduced into the series as David Haller’s father. Speaking on a conference call (via Den of Geek), showrunner Noah Hawley, said: “I think that’s something we’re definitely going to approach.” He added: “It’s a creative conversation, … Continue reading

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Review: Legion – ‘Chapter 1’

By Alex Wiggan Arriving with a fair degree of fanfare, including newspaper ads, online press and pretty good reviews, Legion is the latest Marvel show to hit TV screens. The series, which is a sort-of spin-off from Fox’s popular X-Men movie franchise, is weird, off the wall and well, judging from tonight’s opening episode, the most bizarre Marvel show so … Continue reading

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What is happening with the X-Men movie franchise?

By Alex Wiggan Over the last few days there have been a number of reports concerning the future of the X-Men movie franchise. So, today on the Honcho-SFX blog we thought we’d highlight the current rumours surrounding the X-franchise, while at the same time discuss what we know to be true. Rumour #1: According to The Hollywood Reporter, the X-Men … Continue reading

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