'X-Force' Will Be the Next X-Men Movie

X-Men fans can expect to see an "X-Force" movie hit theaters in the near future. Learn what's been revealed so far at STACK Gamer.


Superhero teams are popular these days, and Fox is the latest studio to jump on the trend. The upcoming  X-Force movie will follow next year's X-Men outing, Days of Future Past.

It's still early, so there aren't many details. Here's what we've got: Jeff Wadlow, director and writer of Kick-Ass 2, will direct the movie. And despite rumors, the plot will not include X-Statix, Peter Milligan's take on the X-Force team.

"I can pretty much eliminate some sites' suggestion that the Milligan X-Statix stuff is in the mix," wrote creator/comic book writer Rob Liefeld. "An X-Force film is Cable. Is Deadpool."

The first X-Force incarnation consisted of Cable, Boom-Boom, Cannonball, Domino (really Copycat), Feral, Shatterstar and Warpath. It didn't include Deadpool. Though always present, Wade Wilson didn't join until 2010's Uncanny X-Force, whose lineup didn't include Cable. So the adaptation will apparently take a few liberties with the team. And although Ryan Reynolds portrayed Deadpool in the critically panned Wolverine Origins, it isn't safe to assume that he is a shoe-in for the part once again. When asked about reprising his role as the merc with a mouth, Reynolds replied that he didn't know anything about the movie.

"If I knew what X-Force was, I would," said Reynold when asked by MTV News if there were plans to include his Deadpool in the film. "It sounds a little bit like a 1985 Chuck Norris vehicle...I don't know what X-Force is, but it sounds great."

X-Men: Days of Future Past will reach theaters on May 23, 2014. X-Force currently does not have a release date.

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