Mutants in the MCU: How Can Marvel Get It Right?

Deadpool is finally coming to the MCU, and our favorite Merc with a Mouth is bringing Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine along for the ride. This will officially bring another mutant into the MCU, bringing our total to four (five, if you count Deadpool). The MCU couldn’t even use the word ‘mutant’ due to Fox’s ownership of the X-Men licensing rights in the past. In addition to Wolverine, Namor the Sub-Mariner will debut in Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever. The potential for other mutants will expand as we progress through the subsequent few phases of the MCU.

Now that more mutants are on their way to joining the MCU, how can Marvel get it right?

Does the rollout of mutants so far feel like a natural progression for you? What opportunities should Marvel take advantage of with the incoming mutants? Which mutants are you most excited to see in the MCU? Which mutants make the most sense to join the MCU during the upcoming phases? Which storylines should be adapted once more mutants are in the MCU? Let us know in the comments.

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