, the director of Deadpool
, is in the process of creating a film about another X-Men
alum, the phasing, electromagnetic disrupting, levitating, sending Wolverine back in time mutant known as Shadowcat, aka Kitty Pryde! More inside.
This news may come as a shock to casual viewers of the X-Men
franchise at 20th Century Fox
for a couple of reasons. First, Ellen Page
's portrayal of the character has always been fun to watch and interesting, but she hardly seemed the type to get her own movie. Then there is the whole $52.4 billion elephant in the room. You know, that deal between Disney
and Fox to buy all of Fox's entertainment assets. Why would a Fox greenlight any more Marvel
movies when Disney could just outright nix it upon completion of the transaction?
Well Dave Trumbore of Collider, who broke the story, says that Fox isn't simply going