How many superhero television shows can launch before our brains collectively X-plode? Fox is challenging our expectations by confirming the company is actively looking into making an X-Men television show a reality. TV Insider broke the news and shared quotes from Fox Entertainment Chairman, Gary Newman, who announced the info to the outlet at the Television Critics Association Press Tour. As Newman states, the show cannot debut before the upcoming 2016 – 2017 television season.
He shared the following quote:
It’s in negotiations…We’re cautiously optimistic, we had a good meeting with them. That will not be on a fast track creatively. This is just the deal, now we have to find the creative.
Does anyone else care to run down a few superhero shows entering their second and third seasons?:
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
What about a couple comic book shows in the middle of their first season?:
Marvel’s Agent Carter
Plus, just a few of the television shows currently in development or about to debut:
The Marvel Netflix shows (Daredevil, AKA Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, The Defenders)
In addition, there are an assortment of X-Men films coming to the screen as well:
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Long-live the failed Generation X show and every other comic book series we forgot to mention on this list. TV Insider stated that Fox still needs the blessing from Marvel, so the road to an X-Men show is going to be a long one.