Is A Marvel Zombies Movie Coming To The MCU?
A lot of people are wondering about whether Marvel will ever bring their incredible comics series, Marvel Zombies over to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Marvel Zombies was a limited-series comics series which was published by Marvel Comics from December 2005 to April 2006.
This comics series was written by The Walking Dead’s creator Robert Kirkman with art by Sean Phillips and covers by Arthur Suydam.
The story was set in an alternate universe where the world’s superheroes had been infected by a virus which turned them into flesh-eating zombies.
Will the Marvel Zombies be unleashed onto the MCU?
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The series also featured a crossover story-arc with the Ultimate Fantastic Four in which the zombified Reed Richards tricked his Ultimate counterpart into opening a portal to the zombie universe.
It’s a really interesting comic and one which fans have been looking forward to seeing come to the big screen.
If Marvel were to bring it to the MCU, then it would have to take place in an alternate universe, and perhaps the introduction of the Multiverse could lead to this actually happening.
We already know that Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness will feature the Multiverse, but we don’t know exactly how.
We were also introduced to the idea of a multiverse existing in the MCU in Spider-Man: Far From Home, but it all turned out to be a ruse.
That said, it could all end up actually being a thing, and Peter Parker (Tom Holland) seemed to think it could exist. He got really excited when he was told that Mysterio was from an alternate universe.
There was also a little nod to the Marvel Zombies in the film during the hallucination scene when Mysterio drugged Peter and a zombie version of Iron Man came out from a grave.
Marvel is going to make R-rated movies
But then, people will be saying that Marvel just doesn’t make R-rated movies, and these people would be correct. Although all of that looks like it could be about to change.
With Disney having purchased Fox, it means that they’ve bought the rights to all their movies, including Deadpool.
Deadpool co-writer Paul Wernick recently opened up about the future of the Deadpool movies during an interview with Entertainment Weekly whilst promoting Zombieland: Double Tap.
“We’re always in touch with Ryan… I think the party line and truth is we’re all still figuring it out.
“Marvel has promised to continue to let us play in the R-rated Deadpool universe, and the hope is that they will also let us veer into the MCU a little bit as well and play in that sandbox.
“Our feeling and Ryan’s feeling is that it’s got to be the right idea, it’s got to be great… I think once we collectively agree what idea that great idea is we’ll be off to the races.
“Ryan’s super-busy, we’ve got a lot of projects lined up, but we wake up thinking about Deadpool, and we go to sleep thinking about Deadpool.”
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