7 Incidents That Prove The X-Men Franchise Is Cursed

Somebody up there really, really hates these movies.

With several success films, celebrated spin-offs, a whole host of great stars attached, and an immensely dedicated fanbase, it wouldn't be inaccurate to say that the X-Men franchise has flourished. And yet, despite its triumphs, there is arguably no other movie franchise in existence quite so unlucky. That's to say, it's almost as if there's a higher power somewhere who wants nothing more than to continually knock the X-Men movie adaptations down a peg: after all, these filmic adaptations have often proved totally nightmarish to produce for a variety of reasons. Inspired by the recent news that director Bryan Singer - who helmed the first, second and what is soon to be the seventh movie in the series - has been accused of child molestation, just weeks before the long-awaited X-Men: Days of Future Past hits cinemas worldwide, join us as we explore some of the most noteworthy production-based incidents that have occurred over the years, from inception to very, very recently. Stacking up all the associated issues, debacles, fiascos and palavers, it almost looks as though somebody has placed a curse on the franchise...

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