What Is Fox's 2018 Mystery Marvel Project?

By Gabe Toro 2014-03-24 11:11:44discussion comments
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Doctor Doom
What Is It? Born to a family of gypsies, inventor Victor Von Doom ended up building a massive fortune, surrendering to megalomania as the worldís most ambitious, and insane, scientist. It appears as if former colleague Reed Richards and his superhero team are his greatest nemeses, but in fact it may be the very laws of nature itself.

Why This Might Be It? Loki is one of the most popular characters in the Marvel movies canon and Sony is moving forward with Venom and The Sinister Six films. Both studios clearly understand the value and iconography of the companyís most beloved villains. But other than the aborted X-Men Origins: Magneto, which was refashioned into X-Men: First Class, Fox has sat on their Marvel baddies. And in Doctor Doom, they have maybe the richest: the earlier Fantastic Four films squandered the legendary adversary, who originally inspired a legion of pop culture madmen like Darth Vader and has a rich comic history spanning over fifty years. Given that we havenít heard that Doom is even in this new Fantastic Four, perhaps theyíre saving the reveal of the Fourís greatest antagonist for a second or third film a la The Dark Knight (with the Joker) and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (with the Green Goblin). Heís a fighter and a genius, a lover and a dictator. Heís beyond just one movie.

Why This Might Not? Well, frankly, we havenít heard a peep about this from anyone else, so weíre pulling this out of thin air. Again, itís the issue of three Fantastic Four films in four years, an irrational exuberance built out of confidence in Josh Trankís ability to build an exciting and profitable mythology.
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