Disney Closes In On Fox's Assets As Comcast Bows Out - But Will The FANTASTIC FOUR Be Part Of The Deal?

Disney Closes In On Fox's Assets As Comcast Bows Out - But Will The FANTASTIC FOUR Be Part Of The Deal?

It looks like the Disney/21st Century Fox deal is all-but sealed, as Comcast has decided to formally exit the chase. However, those hoping to see The Fantastic Four join The MCU may be disappointed...

Variety reports that Disney has taken one step closer to finalising that deal with 21st Century Fox none of us have been able to stop talking about, as Comcast has seemingly decided that it's foolish to attempt to compete with that almighty Mouse money and bowed out of the chase.

So, pending an official announcement, it looks like a done deal. However, one set of Marvel characters that fall under the Fox umbrella may not be joining the party.

It turns out that Constantin Films still retains the production rights to The Fantastic Four, and even though they partnered-up with Fox for the past three movies, the fact that we have no idea how ownership of the property is currently divided means there is a chance that The Thing, Human Torch and co. won't be joining The X-Men in The MCU if the deal does go through.

We'll just have to wait and see how this whole thing unfolds, but in the meantime let us know what you make of this. Would The Fantastic Four be that big a loss, or would you prefer to see them mix with The Avengers over The X-Men? Sound off below.
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