Ever since Disney acquired in 2017, there’s been one thing on every fan’s mind…
When and how will we get the ‘s versions of The X-Men and the ?
John Krasinski as Mr. as well as other . has been typically tight-lipped on the issue, and though we know that both properties are being worked on, we’ve only been able to speculate on casting decisions like
However, a report by renowned British newspaper The Independent highlights one trusted leaker that has helped to shed some light on how can expect the mutants and to join the MCU.
Leak suggests former will join the MCU from another
Leaker Roger Wardell suggests that the MCU and X-Men will be ‘primarily based on their Earth-1610 counterparts’ meaning yes, as many have thought, they will be coming through the .
The books, as it allows multiple versions of each to exist at one time. It’s one of the many that Kevin Feige has transported from to . plays a huge part in the
We know that and the of Madness will deal with the (shocker), so perhaps we could see the seeds of this plot being threaded as early as 2022.
Earlier in the year, The Independent also brought to light a leaked set photo from The Falcon and the that suggested that one of these properties might be closer than we think. Look away now if you don’t want spoilers.
The Falcon and The leaked X-Men image
This image shows the flag of Madripoor, an island closely associated with and the other X-Men.
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The flag of Madripoor has been seen in the set of #TheFalconAndTheWinterSoldier ? – Thanks to Twitter user Luke Hatcher, it seems that a portion of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier will take place on the fictional island of Madripoor! – This island is pretty important in some X-Men comics! ? / La bandera de Madripoor fue vista en el set de “Falcon And The Winter Soldier” ? – Gracias al usuario de Twitter, luke Hatcher, parece ser que parte de la serie de “Falcon And The Winter Soldier” tomara lugar en la isla de Madripoor ? – Esta isla juega un papel importante en algunos comics de X-Men y es importante para los mutantes ? • • • #marvel #marvelstudios #mcu #ucm #marvelcomics #ironman #avengers #avengersendgame #avengersinfinitywar #thor #captainamerica #captainmarvel #spiderman #scarlettjohansson #natasharomanoff #spidermanfarfromhome #disneyplus #robertdowneyjr #chrisevans #brielarson #Ryanreynolds #disneyplus
It’s a hugely important plots to fit in its so Madripoor could be being used for something entirely un-X-Men related. location, not least because it was once the home of Professor Xavier’s Mansion. Could this be nothing more than an easter egg? Or is this a hint that of Fox is in fact leading to an in- X-Men that doesn’t utilize the ? Who knows. has a history of tweaking
Leaked casting for a Studios
According to the tweet from Wardell, long-rumored Mr. John Krasinski is indeed in talks for the role. He’s allegedly joined by Giancarlo Esposito in a different lead role. The is famous for portraying the villainous Gus Fring in Breaking Bad, leading many to suggest that he could be the MCU’s .
Here’s the full tweet:
MCU's Fantastic Four and X-Men will be primarily based on their Earth-1610 counterparts. John Krasinski and Giancarlo Esposito in talks to portray the leading roles. Ultimatum WILL NOT be adapted to the MCU.
— Roger Wardell (@WardellRoger) May 6, 2020
When will we see an MCU X-Men or ?
As for when this will all happen, Wardell offers no answers. We know that is in the early stages of production, and will likely release as part of Five alongside other far-off projects like II and 2.
Like all leaks, we suggest that you take this information with a pinch of salt. However, it’s not that radical to think that at least some of this could play out. As for an X-Men vs Avengers storyline? Well, that could be a few years off yet.
All we know right now is that and that hasn’t made any decisions on how and where to fit into the MCUBlack Widow finally has a theatrical release date.
What do you think about this leak? Could the introduce the X-Men and in this way? Let us know in the comments below.
Source: The Independent