Deadpool and X-Force creator Rob Liefeld does not expect the planned X-Force movie to move forward, calling the X-Verse spinoff a “victim” of Disney’s $71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox.
Pour one out for ol’ X-Force. Victim of the merger. $800 million grosser easy. //t.co/1ZCfYb9Ii5
— robertliefeld (@robertliefeld) January 11, 2019
“Pour one out for ol’ X-Force,” Liefeld tweeted Friday in response to scooper Daniel Richtman’s claim the long-gestating X-Men spinoff Gambit — which would have starred producer Channing Tatum — is “officially dead,” alongside the Doctor Doom project penned by Fargo creator Noah Hawley.
Richtman noted X-Force isn’t yet “officially” dead, but is unlikely to meet a filming start before the Disney and Fox merger closes in early March.
“$800 million grosser easy,”…