So we need to have a chat as a family because I’m shook. And I’m shook in a good way because it appears we will be getting we will be getting two movies that we’ve been wanting for ages as people who enjoy comic book based series and franchises. So it appears that 2018 will be the year of Marvel as they have released the release dates for the second Deadpool movie and the final X-Men movie in the reboot/continuation/prequel series.
The final X-Men movie is going to be a doozy as it looks like we will finally get ourselves a full fledged “Dark Phoenix” movie. I know what you are thinking, and “X-Men: The Last Stand” doesn’t count. For those that don’t know what the hell I’m talking about, the “Dark Phoenix Saga” was a series of comic books about X-Men’s Jean Grey being overtaken by the Phoenix Force. Phoenix Force eventually turns her to the side of evil and becoming one of the world’s biggest threat. The only success adaptation we have gotten of this storyline was in the early 90s cartoon series, which is a must watch. The “Dark Phoenix Saga” was used in the 2006’s “X-Men: The Last Stand” but it wasn’t anything to cry about.
Now they teased about it in the latest movie “X-Men: Apocolypse” with Sophia Turner creating a firebird in the final battle against Apocolypse. While I won’t get my hopes up for it, the fact that it will be a movie on it’s on is probably the best sign that it will rock. I just hope it does it justice. It can’t be any worse than what they did with it in “X-Men: The Last Stand.”
Not to be outdone, “Deadpool 2” is also shaping up to be a good movie. If the small clip that played after Marvel’s movie “Logan” was a taste of what to expect, then it will be just as good as the first one. If you have been living under a rock and didn’t click on the link to my review to the first movie, Deadpool is a smartass sarcastic ass anti-hero who was is seeking revenge against the people who took his life from him and made him ugly. It’s better than it sounds. It was pretty much one of the best “superhero” movies in 2016 and the first show that movies like it can be rated r.
Well, it looks like all of our favorite characters will be returning in the sequel plus the introduce of the X-Men Cable to the universe. Cable, who was teased as appearing at the end of the first film, is the adult son of Scott “Cyclops” Summer and Jean Grey’s clone, Madelyne Pryor. The X-Men universe has a lot going and sometimes it doesn’t make sense unless you really know what’s going. And I don’t know enough to explain to where it will make sense to everyone. I really hope that “Deadpool 2” is just as good as the first one, but I don’t have my hope set too high because sequels are usually that great as the originals. But like I said about “X-Men: Dark Phoenix,” this movie can’t be any worse that Deadpool appearing in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” He had no fucking mouth and it was scary looking in a weird way. Anything is better that “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.”
“Deadpool 2” is slated for release on June 1st, 2018 while “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” is slated for release on November 2, 2018.
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