A Crazed Attempt to Discern the X-Men Movie Timeline in Its Entirety After Dark Phoenix

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Nineteen years after it all began, and helped usher in the early waves of the superheroic cinema dominance we see today, Fox’s X-Men saga is at an end with the release of Dark Phoenix. It may have gone out in a damp squib rather than truly fiery flames, but it now means we have a complete, and utterly batshit, chain…

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Fox Wanting Days of Future Past Right After First Class Is Why Matthew Vaughn Left the X-Men

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When Matthew Vaughn gave the X-Men movie saga a shakeup with the prequel First Class, he had a grand plan to usher in a new trilogy of young X-heroes. Then Kingsman blew up, and he chose to guide Eggsy and his friends over Charles Xaviers’ merry mutants. But what could’ve been? Something that sounds a lot more…

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Ridley Scott Confirms New Alien Talks, Says the Series Needs to Evolve to Have a Future

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Disney recently hinted that the company was looking into expanding the Alien franchise, after acquiring 20th Century Fox and all of its major properties. In a new interview, Alien director Ridley Scott has confirmed talks are underway but says the only way to keep the spaceship afloat is to evolve the franchise.

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Alien Is Getting a Tabletop Roleplaying Game

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At the gaming table, no one can hear you scream. io9 can exclusively reveal that Tales From the Loop creator Free League Publishing has teamed up with 20th Century Fox to create an original tabletop roleplaying game series set in the world of Alien. And it’s coming out this year.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/alien-is-getting-a-tabletop-roleplaying-game-1834309513

A High School in New Jersey Turned Alien Into a Gigerific Stage Play

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Generally speaking, creating unlicensed adaptations of film properties is frowned upon in local theater scenes. But sometimes, you get away with it by creating something super rad, which is what happened in the case of Alien: The Play, a full-length adaptation of Ridley Scott’s
Alien helmed by Perfecto Cuervo, an…

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The Disney-Fox Deal Is Officially Complete

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As of 12:02 a.m ET today, the Walt Disney company officially took over the reins of much of 21st Century Fox, making the House of Mouse even more disconcertingly powerful than you can possibly imagine.

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