Not surprisingly, it looks like 20th Century Fox is assuming the best for their superhero film, The Untitled Deadpool Sequel. We’ve known for some time that they were going to move forward with an X-Force film following the release of Deadpool 2, but now, thanks to a new report from Production Weekly, we now know when.
According to the service, X-Force is set to shoot this coming October, and actors Ryan Reynolds and Josh Brolin are both set to return (no word yet on Domino’s Zazie Beetz), reprising their roles as Deadpool and Cable, respectively.
So what does this mean for the movie’s release? Well, so far in 2019, we have The New Mutants set to hit in February, and Gambit set to hit in June. At this point, zero momentum seems to be happening with Gambit, so I wouldn’t be surprised if, in a few months, we learn that the film has been dropped, and that X-Force will be hitting later that year (probably in the latter half).
Should Gambit keep its spot, I think a February 2020 spot is also a possibility. As both Deadpool and Black Panther proved, February is a new prime spot for big blockbusters, so shooting for that is a logical choice. I don’t foresee Fox trying to release three Marvel films a year, as that could potentially reduce the possibility of more movies coming in 2020.
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