5 Reasons Fox Should Give The Fantastic Four Rights To Marvel Studios

Author Thumbnail BY Jon Arvedon - December 03, 2017
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Hardly a month goes by where we don’t hear a rumor that the elusive movie rights to Marvel’s first family, the Fantastic Four, are returning home to Marvel Studios, only for said rumor to be quickly debunked by either 20th Century Fox or Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige. Alas, the sad fact is that Fox has owned the rights since 2004, and despite recent talks of Disney acquiring 20th Century Fox (talks that have apparently fallen through), it still seems as though there's no end in sight.

Nevertheless, despite Fox’s insistence on clinging to the Fantastic Four rights like a balding man clings to his last few wisps of hair, there’s certainly an argument to be made that it would be in the studio’s best interest to bid them farewell. This isn’t a comic book fan’s checklist of reasons it’d be awesome to see the Fantastic Four in the MCU, though. These are 5 reasons Fox should give the Fantastic Four rights to Marvel Studios: 

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Jon Arvedon was born and raised on the not-so-mean streets of Central Massachusetts. Jon uses his time consuming, collecting, and sharing all aspects of nerd culture. Follow Jon on Twitter @JonArvedon.
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