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Originally planned to debut this year, both films will now see release in 2019.
From the most anticipated blockbusters to the smallest indie films, Comics to Screen looks at all of this year’s adaptations.
The New Mutants and Gambit have both been pushed back into 2019.
Verbinski is the third filmmaker to part ways with the embattled Channing Tatum film.
From the inclusion of the X-Men and Deadpool to Marvel’s baddest baddies, big things are on the horizon.
Bob Iger said “as long as we let the audiences know what’s coming, we think we can manage that fine.”
As part of the deal, Disney obtains the rights to X-Men, Deadpool, Avatar, The Simpsons, and more.
Plus, get a glimpse of Jessica Chastain as the film’s villain and Jennifer Lawrence’s new Mystique look.
Simon Kinberg is also part of the negotiations, with eyes on Wonder Woman scribe Allan Heinberg for the script.
The sequel to Ryan Reynolds’ filthy superhero smash Deadpool arrives in theaters on June 1st, 2018.
Disney would acquire 21st Century Fox assets including X-Men, Avatar, and The Simpsons.