It’s being reported that Marvel Studios has finally sorted out their little R-Rated MCU movies problem. According to Mikey Sutton’s Geekosity, they’re planning on releasing these upcoming R-Rated movies under the 20th Century Studios banner.
This has been something that people have been debating for what’s been years now. Ever since the Fox/Disney merger was announced, people were thinking, “Great. But how will Marvel make movies like Deadpool R-Rated?”
At the time, it just seemed a bit of a stretch to think that Disney and Marvel would end up making R-Rated Marvel movies. However, they’ve now rebranded 20th Century Fox to 20th Century Studios and it looks like they’re going to use it quite a bit moving forward.
There were rumours that they might let Sony Pictures handle their R-Rated films, but that makes no sense whatsoever. Having the 20th Century Studios team handle these movies is a total no-brainer.
R-Rated Marvel MCU movies could be released under the 20th Century Studios banner
Here’s what Geekosity’s Mikey Sutton had to say about this plan to release R-Rated MCU movies under the 20th Century Studios banner:
With 20th Century Studios, Kevin Feige is allowed to release material that would be more graphically violent, dark, and edgy. Discussions are ongoing about whether Blade should take this route. Marvel Comics has a rich catalog of horror properties that would be more effectively presented with R-rated theatrical movies so the potential goes beyond the vulgar wit of Deadpool.
This makes so much sense to me that it hurts. We’ve all been discussing how Marvel will be able to release these R-Rated Marvel movies such as Deadpool 3 and Blade. Well, the answer was staring us in the face this whole time.
What do you make of this news? Do you think – like me – that it would be a good idea to release these upcoming R-Rated Marvel MCU movies under the 20th Century Studios banner? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
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