From its launch, Disney Plus made a giant deal of being a hub for Marvel content material, with lots of the MCU films being out there to stream on the positioning. However, although the corporate now owns Fox’s X-Men movies, they haven’t beforehand been up on the service attributable to pre-existing offers with different streaming suppliers. As outdated offers are operating out, nonetheless, that’s beginning to change and right this moment marks the primary X-Men film to go up on Disney Plus. And as an additional perk, it’s top-of-the-line.
Final month, Disney Plus introduced its Summer season Transfer Night time schedule which sees some main new additions to the positioning’s library arriving each Friday all through the summer time. Right this moment, it’s the flip of 2014’s X-Men: Days of Future Previous. That is the second Fox Marvel flick to come back to D+, following 2015’s Unbelievable 4 in June, and can quickly be adopted by three extra X-Men entries – 2000’s X-Men, 2013’s The Wolverine and 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse.
Days of Future Previous acts as a serious crossover between the franchise’s authentic and prequel forged. As Patrick Stewart’s Professor X and his mutant allies face destruction in a dystopian future timeline, Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine is distributed again in time to the 1970s with a purpose to change the previous and set issues proper. However to do that, he has to encourage James McAvoy’s younger Professor X and get Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) to reform.
This was the ultimate mainline X-Men flick for each Jackman and Stewart, although the duo returned yet one more time in Logan. With the altering of the timelines, this gave the franchise one thing of a reboot, resulting in new variations of acquainted characters and storylines to play out – to lesser success, admittedly – in Apocalypse and 2019’s Darkish Phoenix.
After all, becoming a member of X-Men: Days of Future Previous on Disney Plus right this moment is Solo: A Star Wars Story, the 2018 Lucasfilm prequel starring Alden Ehrenreich. Tell us if you happen to plan on watching both of them by dropping a remark down beneath.