What is the exciting update for the upcoming MCU ‘X-Men’ movie?

Hey there mutant fans! After four long years since Disney acquired the X-Men rights from 20th Century Fox, we finally have some exciting news for you!

According to a report by Deadline, Marvel Studios is getting ready for some writer meetings later this fall to explore ideas for its highly anticipated X-Men movie.

This report also mentions that although it will still be some time before we see the X-Men on the big screen, Marvel Studios’ initiation of live-action film development is sure to get fans hyped up. We’ve all been eagerly waiting for a new installment after Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox and its extensive film catalog in 2019.

Now, this news comes after the conclusion of a five-month writer’s strike. The Writer’s Guild of America (WGA) has managed to secure a new three-year deal. However, the deal still needs to be ratified by the union’s 11,500 members.

As of now, we don’t have an official release date for the X-Men movie. Marvel is taking its time to carefully select the perfect writer for the upcoming reboot. But worry not, as an announcement regarding this matter is expected to come in early 2024, according to the Deadline report.

The X-Men franchise was undoubtedly one of the most popular and financially successful Marvel properties under Fox’s control. With seven films and a Wolverine spinoff franchise consisting of three more entries, it had quite the dedicated fanbase. However, the colossal disappointment of Simon Kinberg’s atrocious Dark Phoenix in 2019 made it crystal clear that the universe of X-Men needed a fresh start.

Speaking of Wolverine, reports from Hollywood trade indicate that the actor’s union is scheduled to meet with AMPTP next week. The aim is to reach an agreement similar to the ones made with the writers’ and directors’ unions. This development is expected to clear the path for production to resume on the highly awaited Deadpool 3, which had to be paused midway due to the ongoing strikes.

With Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox, not only do we have X-Men, Deadpool, and the upcoming Fantastic Four under Marvel Studios’ jurisdiction, but it also opens up incredibly thrilling possibilities for their integration into the larger Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). This news has generated immense anticipation among fans, who are eager to see how these beloved characters and storylines will be incorporated into the ever-expanding MCU.