It's official! Disney has completed its acquisition of 20th Century Fox, and with that comes a plethora of Marvel characters whose onscreen rights were once owned by the company.
That means the X-Men, Fantastic Four, and all of the associated folks from those books are back with Marvel Studios, which has led many to wonder, what's going to happen with the stuff that's currently in development?
Disney could force production to a halt, or it could let things run their natural course. Whatever the House of Mouse plans to do with their newly acquired franchises, one thing remains clear: the movies that were in development by Fox could now find their way into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Just because Marvel/Disney now own the film rights to all of Fox's Marvel products doesn't mean the MCU will feature every character under the sun. Kevin Feige clearly has a plan, and it's unlikely he will deviate much the current plans for Phase 4.
That being said, he certainly could deviate, and even then there's a chance these films could be used in later phases anyway. So, from Deadpool to the X-Men, here are the currently in-production Fox movies that could yet find their way into the MCU...
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