In the world of big-budget Hollywood superhero movies, Fox is in an unusual position as a studio. While the market remains dominated by the nearly decade-spanning success of The Marvel Cinematic Universe and Warner Bros. works to build a potentially equal powerhouse in the DC Extended Universe, Fox controls the rights to the last (popular) Marvel-branded franchise not owned by Disney: The X-Men movies. But while Fox just had a major hit with the self-satirizing Deadpool, the “main series” entry X-Men: Apocalypse earned mixed reviews and weaker-than-anticipated box office.
Now, in a surprising acknowledgment of this new power-dynamic, Deadpool himself has been deployed to poke fun at his fellow Mutants in a new Japanese trailer.
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