X-Men/Fantastic Four Crossover Movie Could Happen, Says Bryan Singer

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Director Bryan Singer says a crossover between the X-Men and Fantastic Four franchises could happen, depending on the success of “X-Men: Apocalypse” and the “Fantastic Four” reboot.

Singer made the disclosure in an interview with Yahoo Movies about the home entertainment release of “X-Men: Days of Future Past — The Rogue Cut,” which is Singer’s cut of the film and includes 17 more minutes than the theatrical release.

“There are those ideas in play,” Singer said. “That would be a natural match-up because they’re both ensemble films and there is a mechanism by which to do it.”

He added, “We have to see how the films turn out — how this film turns out, how ‘Fantastic Four’ plays, to really understand what kind of desire and how that would really work. I think to just say you’re gonna do it is a mistake. You have to see how the films evolve before you make the decision to completely commit to that.”

Singer would not give further details about the how the franchises would be combined other than saying: “It deals with time. That’s all I’m going to say.”

Singer directed last year’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” which grossed $748 million worldwide, and is in production on the sequel “X-Men: Apocalypse,” which opens May 27. Fox is releasing the “Fantastic Four” reboot on Aug. 7.

Fox did not respond to a request for comment.

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  1. This looks like it could be good. My big problem with it (which is no fault of the movie’s) is that it’s not part of the MCU. Any Marvel movie that’s not part of the MCU seems like a wasted opportunity to expand that universe. lol

    Although I like what Fox has done with the last few X-Men movies. I’m glad the Fantastic Four might cross over with those.Hashmov

  2. Brett says:

    I’m really hoping that Fantastic Four does well, but so far its future looks bleak. To be blunt, the trailers look absolutely awful. Not to mention the fact that Fox had pulled the 3D screenings of F4, all that does is show that the studio doesn’t have faith that it will do well enough to make the resources used for 3D worth it.

  3. Chris says:

    Oh good so we can give up on all our favourite comic book stories, Annihilation Conquest and Secret invasions specifically, or a kree skrull war… Oh well bad day for Nova fans. But honestly until either fox gives the rights to fantastic four to marvel or marvel give the rights to everything els to fox fans will be stuck with two greatly diminished universes where comics have to be bent beyond recognitions due to greedy corporations hanging onto rights.

  4. Was talking about this yesterday. If Fantastic Four is a good an adaptation of Ultimate Fantastic Four as it looks, then there is precedent in both that film and Days of Future PAst (probably Apocalypse too) for parallel dimensions and alternate realities and such.

    Id say it would need to be a Singer &/or Vaughn film though. Quality is key.

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