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‘The Gifted’: How will Fox’s new X-Men show tie into the movie universe?

The X-Men took their first tentative steps towards the small screen in February with FX’s Legion which centers around David Haller (Dan Stevens) the secret son of Charles Xavier, who has spent his life believing that his powerful psychic abilities were simply delusions brought on by mental illness. The show’s last two episodes vaguely teased the connection between David and his long-lost father, but despite a few references to mutants, the show felt largely disconnected from the sprawling cinematic universe featuring Professor X, Logan and Magneto. SEE ALSO: ‘Legion’ creator wants the show to prove itself before you call it an X-Men series That won’t be an issue for Fox’s new series The Gifted, which will premiere on the broadcast network on Monday nights this fall. Like Legion, The Gifted is executive produced by the architects of the X-Men cinematic universe, Bryan Singer, Lauren Shuler Donner and Simon Kinberg, along with Marvel TV’s Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory. Oh, and they’re damn sure not afraid of mentioning the X-Men or Magneto’s Brotherhood as the first full-length trailer for the show reveals. “Its very different from [Legion], visually, and yet its very different from the X-Men films as well,” Singer told

A bunch of ‘X-Men’ movies get release dates

Guess who's back?Image: 20th Century fox Here’s hoping you love mutants, because you’ll be seeing a lot of them next year. 20th Century Fox has just announced 2018 release dates for three Marvel movies: the X-Men sequel Dark Phoenix; the X-Men spinoff New Mutants; and the X-Men spinoff sequel Deadpool 2. SEE ALSO: You can probably (maybe?) trust this ‘Avatar’ sequel news, finally Of the three, New Mutants will be the first to arrive on April 13, 2018. Directed by Josh Boone (The Fault in Our Stars), it centers on a team of young superheroes. New Mutants will be followed a month and a half later by Deadpool 2, due out June 1, 2018. That one will be helmed by David Leitch (John Wick, Atomic Blonde) and bring back Ryan Reynolds as the Merc with a Mouth. New additions to the cast will include Josh Brolin as Cable and Zazie Beetz as Domino. And rounding out the franchise’s big year will be Dark Phoenix, scheduled for November 2, 2018. It’ll be an adaptation of the iconic storyline from the Marvel comics, which was previously adapted into X-Men: The Last Stand. Meanwhile, there’s still no word on when the long-in-development Gambit

Culture Shock: Everything You Need To Know About Wolverine

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‘X-men’ artist inserts political references into comic, and people are not pleased

Image: screenshot/ marvel An Indonesian artist for Marvel snuck in several political and religious references into a recent X-Men Gold issue and people noticed. Ardian Syaf, who had previously worked on Batgirl and Superman/Batman titles for Marvel, had put in references to an ongoing political conflict in Indonesia. SEE ALSO: Muslim Indonesians tweet support for beleaguered Christian politician Ahok The references, which appeared in the first issue of X-Men Gold released last week, were quickly spotted by Indonesian readers. Many voiced their anger against Syaf. It’s shameful that a comic that’s about minority and inclusivity is being used to peddle intolerant identity politics by its artist. https://t.co/XbvIKLmeZe Bernadette Maria (@doggudoggu) April 8, 2017 Ardian Syaf basically reached the peak of his career: working for Marvel and he threw that away for the sake of a weak-ass pun Aldy (@aldidot) April 9, 2017 In one of the comic panels, the numbers “212” are seen above a building. In another, the phrase “QS 5:51” is printed on Colossus’ shirt. Here’s some of the controversial religious imagery artist #ArdianSyaf snuck into #XMenGold #Marvel #News #TV #TVNews #ComicBooks #ComicBookNews #Movies #MovieNews #Entertainment #EntertainmentNews #Celebrity #CelebrityNews #Promotional #Images #AntiHeroNews A post shared by Wade Willsun