director Jeff Wadlow
finds it impossible to take time off because he has now been hired by Fox to write X-Men
spinoff movie X-Force
, with an eye to potentially direct as well.
is a spinoff comic that was launched in the 1990s as a militant counterpart to the X-Men franchise. The book served as a reboot of sorts for ‘New Mutants’ that introduced such popular contemporary characters as Cable, Deadpool, and Domino.
Fox, who recently registered a domain name, is expected to officially announce X-Force
and other X-Men
related projects at San Diego Comic-Con next week.
franchise producer Lauren Schuler Donner
is also on board X-Force
It sounds like X-Force
that has been rebooted a couple of times in the past decade could be the beginning of a big X-Men
cinematic universe at Fox.
Wadlow who recently wrote two episodes of A&E’s hit show Bates Motel
is currently writing an adaptation of Bloodshot
, based on the Valiant comic that is set up at Sony.
More as this story develops.