Marvel Plans More R-Rated Movies? How ‘Deadpool’ Became a Hit


Marvel’s R-Rated movie “Deadpool” was a box office success. Does this mean we’ll be seeing more adult versions of our favorite Marvel superheroes soon?

According to Inquisitr, we should not expect “Doctor Strange” to feature the violence and crude language featured in “Deadpool.” Nor should we expect “Captain America: Civil War” to contain the graphic nudity prominent in the R-rated film. Producers reportedly do not think it’s a good idea.

Quoting a Los Angeles Time report, Inquisitr put an end to speculations that more R-rated Marvel movies are coming our way soon. No less than Disney CEO Bob Iger dispelled the rumours. “We don’t have any plans to make R-rated Marvel movies,” Iger said. Marvel Entertainment is a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.

Fans should not be too disappointed, though. Cinema Blend said other characters, like the X-Men, are not under Disney’s control. “X-Men” producer Simon Kinberg thinks “they may have more wiggle room” in 20th Century Fox.

In an interview with Collider, the producer mused about the possibility of having a more adult “X-Men” in the future.

“I think there are some stories that could be R-rated. I don’t know what they are, I mean I think the mainline X-Men movies have their own tone, which is a more operatic tone. It’s more dramatic, it is more PG-13 in a way. X-Force I could see being R-rated, and who knows?” Kinberg told the entertainment news site.

“Deadpool” was also produced by Fox. Other Marvel characters outside Disney Control are the Fantastic Four, Jessica Jones and Daredevil.

Meanwhile, it was earlier reported that Marvel’s rival DC Comics will get an R rated superhero movie soon. “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” is set to get a PG-13 screening on March 25. But a more adult director’s cut will also be released.

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