It isn’t likely Marvel Studios will get the rights to the X-Men or Fantastic Four back from Fox anytime soon, but if it ever does happen, they already have a plan in place to fold the super-outcasts into the MCU.
There have been rumblings recently indicating Warner Bros. wants to bench Henry Cavill’s Man of Steel series in favor of a focus on Justice League films and other DC hero standalones (most notably Batman). Outside of showing Zack Snyder where the brightness setting is on his workstation, this is probably the smartest thing DC could do.
Well, this is interesting. Outside of the main arc, Marvel’s Secret Wars event has provided creative teams a chance to explore some weird and wacky ideas — and apparently one of those will be sticking around in 2016.