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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 27: (L to R) Chief executive officer and chairman of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger and Mickey Mouse look on before ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), November 27, 2017 in New York City. Disney is marking the company's 60th anniversary as a listed company on the NYSE. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Disney and 21st Century Fox are now ONE. Now what?

This morning the Walt Disney Company officially acquired 21st Century Fox. I am ready to see what Disney will be doing now that they  owns Pixar, LucasFilm, Marvel, many many more and now 21st Century Fox.

We first heard about this deal back in December 2017 with a multi-billion-dollar price tag, will see Disney absorb the 21st Century Fox movie and TV divisions. That includes film rights to the X-Men, Deadpool, and Fantastic Four, as well as the Avatar franchise from James Cameron, the specialty distributor Fox Searchlight (which released Oscar winners The Shape of Water and The Favourite), and TV hits like The X-Files and Empire.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the Rupert Murdoch-owned Fox Corp.,  will remain its own thing as Fox News. As the big news of the merge was made public, former House Speaker Paul Ryan was appointed to the Fox Corp. board as one of its new members.

We are know traveling into the world of the unknown: Will some of the Fox-developed films and television projects now end up on Disney+? What will happen with X-Men? Will Deadpool join The Avengers in the MCU? Time will tell.

Ryan Reynolds had something to say about his character, Deadpool, joining the Avengers:

[Source: ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]