Noah Hawley Still Wants To Make The ‘Doctor Doom’ Film But Doesn’t Know If It Fits Into Marvel Studios’ “25,000-Year” Plan

The Playlist | 3/13/2019 | Charles Barfield
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With news that the impending Disney/Fox merger is going to be complete next week (March 20th, to be exact), the future of Marvel Studios and the incoming “X-Men” and “Fantastic Four”-related characters is still uncertain. We do know that multiple films featuring Fox’s superheroes are either in post-production or in the development stage, but we’re still not 100% sure which will survive, outside of “Dark Phoenix,” which seems to be definitely coming in June.

One of the projects in limbo is the “Doctor Doom” film that was to be written and directed by “Fargo” mastermind Noah Hawley. Developed at a time when Fox was knee-deep in expanding the public’s perception of what a superhero film can look like with “Logan” and “The New Mutants” (the latter of which is supposed to be a horror film, but has been MIA since a trailer was released in 2017), “Doctor Doom” was going to take the classic “Fantastic Four” villain and give him his own film, which Hawley describes as a “kind of Cold War, geopolitical movie.”

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However, when he appeared at a recent SXSW event (via Deadline), Hawley opened up about the status of the film, and it sounds like the outlook is grim (no...
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