At least Disney can finally make Patton Oswalt's Star Wars/X-Men/Avengers crossover dreams a reality

We’re still trying to wrap our heads around the far-reaching consequences—some weird, many worrying—of Disney’s decision to buy a big chunk of 21st Century Fox this week, bringing any number of beloved properties under its omnipresent umbrella. Still, even as worries about media monopolization gnaw at our hearts, it’s…

Ellen Page discusses Brett Ratner harassment, remorse about Woody Allen in lengthy Facebook post

By now it’s safe to assume every female actor in Hollywood has experienced harassment—actually, just assume every female everywhere—but it’s always more helpful to hear it from them directly, in dispiriting detail. This afternoon Ellen Page joined the fray with a lengthy Facebook post sharing her experiences working…

The Gifted won’t cross over with Legion or any of Fox’s X-Men films

Don’t expect Jean Grey or Cyclops to show up to help out the superpowered teens on Fox’s upcoming X-Men adaptation The Gifted. As revealed at the show’s Comic-Con panel today, the Amy Acker-starring series takes place in a universe where Professor X’s mutant heroes (and their counterparts in Magneto’s evil…

Jessica Chastain in talks to play the villain in X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Back in the day, superhero movies were such a hard sell that studios felt compelled to make them relatively “grounded,” usually by ignoring weirder aspects of a character’s origin or costume. But they’re are so common now that Fox is actually preparing to introduce the Shi’ar in the next X-Men movie. For those who…

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Here’s the first teaser for Fox’s new X-Men show, The Gifted

Although it’s been somewhat overshadowed by FX’s much trippier Legion, Fox has been quietly working on an X-Men series of its own for the last several months. Now, we’ve got the first teaser trailer for The Gifted, Bryan Singer’s new show about a mutant family forced to go on the run because of all these superpowered…