The FOX selfie that rocked Comic-Con (with joy) brought together several different factions of superheroes and Stan Lee himself, giving fans a chance to see some of the most interesting upcoming teams all together at once. Now, it seems, that selfie wasn't our only chance at seeing a crossover: according to [X-Men: Apocalypse](tag:1194267) director Bryan Singer, the seed has been planted for a crossover event between the X-Men and the Fantastic Four.
Speaking with Yahoo Movies, Singer revealed that he's in talks with the team behind The Fantastic Four, and the possibility of a crossover movie has arisen:
“Those ideas are in play. That would be a natural match-up because they’re both ensemble films and there is a natural mechanism by which to do it.”
That mechanism, he hinted, had to do with time travel.
“It deals with time. That’s all I’m going to say.”
Very, very little. But with both X-Men: Apocalypse and The Fantastic Four still on the horizon, it would be a little outlandish to say anything more, and plans are still very early on. Still, Singer is no stranger to time travel, as [X-Men: Days Of Future Past](tag:203942) depended on Wolverine traveling back in time.
Crossover events are common in comics, especially involving superheroes, where similar and radically different superheroes either clash or work together. The X-Men and The Fantastic Four have enjoyed a few different events together, and with both of them under the FOX banner, it makes sense to consider an on-screen crossover.
While the studio seems to be hanging back on this kind of project until after both movies release, this crossover definitely has a chance at being successful.