Re: Evan Peters Joins X-Men: DOFP as Quicksilver
Originally Posted by metaphysician
My understanding, there *is* such a stipulation, right alongside a requirement that the movies have to be actually seriously developed, not Corman-ed. However, "harm" is not the same thing as "stuff we don't like." It would have to be usage such as to seriously reduce the value of the IP. A crappy Fantastic Four movie wouldn't qualify as harm, unless there was good evidence that they were deliberately trying to torch the franchise; a Fantastic Four movie where Reed is a pedophile, Sue a prostitute, Johnny goes around burning people to death for kicks, and the Thing is a serial killer would.
I remember that if Fox hadn't made FF or Silver Surfer by a certain time they would have LOST the franchise and owed Marvel money (I forgot how much). Just didn't know about the damage to the characters
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