The debut of Marvel’s Punisher spinoff brings the grand total of MCU and X-universe series up to eleven; soon to be twelve with Hulu’s Runaways. From the slums of Hell’s Kitchen to the moon, the time is now to rank all of Marvel’s current-generation live-action series, including our beloved Defenders, mutants and more.
Many fans of Bryan Singer’s 2000 X-Men movie know that Dougray Scott was originally cast in the role of Wolverine before bowing out due to scheduling conflicts with Mission: Impossible 2. That being said, it’s Russell Crowe’s connection to the film that make for the most interesting bit of Hollywood trivia. As the story goes, Crowe was Singer’s first choice to play Wolverine, but the actor passed, suggesting instead that the filmmaker look at fellow Australian Hugh Jackman. The rest, as they say, is history.
You’ve seen the first official trailer for Marvel’s FOX mutant drama The Gifted, but the network isn’t done previewing Bryan Singer’s X-Men TV series just yet. Take a look at fresh photos from the X-drama, including a Sentinel-filled synopsis!
After more than a year of rumors, hints and reports, Anya Taylor-Joy and Maisie Williams have officially joined the cast of New Mutants, one of a few upcoming projects set within the X-Men universe. The Fault in Our Stars director Josh Boone has long been attached to helm the project, teasing the Game of Thrones star’s potential involvement as recently as February. It’s another big step forward for New Mutants, which joins X-Force and Channing Tatum’s on again / off again Gambit movie in Fox’s lineup of forthcoming mutant spinoffs.