But not in New Mutants.
Dark Phoenix may feature Michael Fassbender’s Magneto.20th Century Fox’s upcoming X-Men film
In a post on Twitter, MTV News correspondent Josh Horowitz teased the potential involvement of Fassbender in Dark Phoenix, but dashed hopes of him appearing in New Mutants. “Want to know Fassbender’s X-Men future? Bet big on him appearing in Dark Phoenix but not New Mutants. Oh, I just saw Michael Fassbender BTW,” Horowitz said.
IGN has reached out to a source for comment and will provide an update if we receive a response.
Earlier this year, X-Men series producer Lauren Shuler Donner shed light on what lies ahead for Magneto, saying future X-Men movies will move beyond his relationship with Professor X.
2018 will be a big year for the X-Men film universe. 20th Century Fox’s New Mutants film will be released on April 13, which will be followed by Deadpool 2, featuring Josh Brolin as Cable, on June 1, and Dark Phoenix rounding out the year with a release on November 2.
For more on the next chapter in the X-Men film franchise, check out these 5 ways Dark Phoenix can redeem the classic Marvel Comics story.