Following the website.late Tuesday, Disney made an immediate update to its
While Deadpool the Disney school bus, some aren't quite as chipper. The transition could see potential X-Men films developed by Fox lost by the wayside, including an X-23 spinoff of the successful Hugh Jackman-starring , according to The Hollywood Reporter. On top of that, Variety is reporting an expected loss of 4,000 jobs to result from the merger.
Yet things aren't so blue for James Cameron's Avatar, which has in the works, to be shot back-to-back, with Avatar 2 set to arrive Dec. 18, 2020. Meanwhile, Fox renewed The Simpsons , bringing its impressive run up to seasons 31 and 32.
Deadpool, which saw two R-rated films and a PG-rated version of the possibility, saying there would be an "opportunity for an R-rated Marvel brand as long as we let audiences know what's coming."under Fox, could see its adult brand continue for a Deadpool 3. Disney CEO Bob Iger is open to
As for Fox's feelings about the merger, see the company's new sizzle reel posted to YouTube Wednesday night.
The Mouse House is a crowded one indeed.
Originally published March 20, 5:10 p.m. PT.
Update, 6:25 p.m.: Adds Fox's sizzle reel.