After 'X-Force' comic creator Robert Liefeld revealed that 20th Century Fox had a film adaptation of his series "in development," word was that some form of announcement would be made during next week's Comic-Con convention in San Diego. Well, Christmas has come a bit early.
In the wake of 'X-Men: The Last Stand,' 20th Century Fox planned a series of 'X-Men Origins' movies, with each film focusing on the early years of a particular mutant. As you know, a Wolverine one got made and the much talked about Magneto movie did not. However, a statement from a certain influential comic book writer has the internet buzzing again -- what became of that Magneto movie? Will it ever actually get made?
The 'X-Men' franchise has generally been kind to 20th Century Fox, with its massive stable of mutant superheroes leading to hits like 'X2' and 'X-Men: First Class.' However, it looks like the studio is looking to expand its horizons a bit and cast a spotlight on a corner of their share of the Marvel Universe that has been neglected so far. Are you ready for an 'X-Force' movie?