Stan Lee Is Happy That X-Men And Fantastic Four Film Rights Have Been Acquired By Disney

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In the recent past, Marvel movies were segregated because some characters were owned by rival film studios. There's no more worrying now because Disney has acquired most of 21st Century Fox's assets that includes many of the company's movie IPs.

Stan Lee is the creator of many Marvel characters and he is very happy that most of the characters are now under the same film umbrella. You can check out his comments below as he spoke with Newsarama.

A truly great piece of news. Now characters such as the X-Men and the Fantastic Four can come home to the place where they belong. It's vitally important to have the Marvel characters under one roof. And now, as great as they were before, I can't wait to see the wonders that will unfold!

I will give you a history lesson why the characters were separated in the first place in the film world. It's a scenario that DC doesn't have to worry about since Warner Bros owns every character.

Anyway, back in the 90s, Marvel wasn't doing so well so it had to sell many of its characters off to different film studios to avoid bankruptcy.

20th Century Fox got the X-Men and the Fantastic Four while Sony got Spider-Man and some other characters.

It wasn't until 2008 that Marvel Studios made its own movies with the characters it still owned like Iron Man and Captain America just to name a few. Disney shortly got Marvel Studios after that and the rest is history.

With Sony agreeing to partner up with Marvel for Spider-Man: Homecoming, many people hoped 20th Century Fox would do something similar, but nothing came into fruition until this year thanks to the mega acqusition sale that took place.

The crossovers in the future could be amazing as Wolverine can finally fight the Hulk and lots of other characters. Not to mention the MCU characters can potentially fight iconic villains such as Doctor Doom and Magento.

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