Disney and Marvel Studios acquiring the rights to X-Men from 20th Century Fox would be bad for fans of either cinematic universe. The last decade has seen a massive rise in popularity for superheroes, both in film and on TV, due in no small part part to the success of Fox’s X-Men franchise and Marvel Studios’ Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, as fans may already know, the movie rights for various Marvel characters are split among three major Hollywood studios. Fox owns the X-Men and Fantastic Four, while Sony holds the rights to Spider-Man and the web-slinging superhero’s stable of connected characters; the remaining characters (like ...

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