Disney should buy DC too

If you told me ten years ago that Disney would own the film rights to Lucasfilm, Marvel, Avatar, Planet of the Apes, Alien, Predator, Pixar, The Muppets, and a large number of others, I probably wouldn’t believe you. However, it’s 2017 and here we stand. Disney has just acquired 21st Century Fox’s film and TV studios in a landmark deal that sees dozens of characters being added to their stable. For the first time, it’s possible to dream of an X-Men film starring an Avenger, that Deadpool/Spider-Man film doesn’t seem like an impossibility and the sky is truly the limit for the brand and its franchises. In terms of dominating the superhero genre, there’s only one company that stands in their way: Warner Bros. Their DC properties are the only threat to Marvel’s rule over the industry. But could and should Disney buy DC Entertainment from Warner Bros. too?

Disney should buy DC

The fight between Marvel and DC comic book fans is still ongoing, with many swearing that Warner is incapable of making proper use of their properties. With their Justice League film considered a failure by many and the recent reshuffle of leadership by the studio, Warner doesn’t seem to be in the best position to usher in their cinematic universe anymore. In fact, with Ben Affleck probably stepping out from the role of Batman and a few of the film properties uncertain, it seems a little close to broken at the moment.

On the other end of the spectrum, 19 films later, the Marvel franchise seems to be stronger than ever. While we can argue about comic book movie preferences and the quality of the films all day, it’s hard to argue that Marvel hasn’t created a successful franchise – one that shows no signs of slowing down. And it all seems to stem from the fact that Disney and Marvel seem to have these films mapped out for years to come, whereas DC seems to take bigger gambles by simply taking it as it comes. Unfortunately, it’s time to admit that it hasn’t worked out for the DCEU. It’s time to admit that they are in desperate need of an overhaul or a Flashpoint reboot of sorts.

Disney should buy DC too

That said, you have’ta wonder what the DCEU might be like under Disney’s guidance? Could we possibly get a franchise that’s closer to the comic books? Could we finally see toy stores scattered with kid-appropriate DC toys? Could we finally have effective DC television shows that neatly ties into the film franchises? Could we get the Superman we deserve?

These are hard questions to answer and it’s probably harder to admit that Warner Bros. hasn’t really taken the franchise to its full potential. However, it’s not too late to turn it all around. It’s not too late to give fans the DC characters they want to see onscreen. It’s easy to admit that the DC universe is rich with mythology and probably has the stronger and more recognisable characters. They simply need to steer the franchise in the right direction. Wonder Woman proved that they are capable.

So, to answer the question, should Disney go ahead and buy DC Entertainment too? No, not yet. But if they don’t figure out what audiences want soon, they might as well put a price tag on the universe and ship it all over to Disney too.

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  1. Anyone with clear eyes and clear mind and not overly bias would say green to go to disney to buy DC. I mean, seriously lets be honest WB never did a very good job handling the cinematic universe. Directors are okay but WB is being an ass cutting out scene and stuff. Let Disney buy DC and let Kevin Feige handle the cinematic universe just like he did with Marvel. So far the guy is awesome at it.

    But reading most of the comment here, either everyone is too stupid or too biased to see the error in the cinematic universe. Thats why MCU will always be better, thats fact not bias opinion.

    • Look at your faggot ass saying the most idiotic thing a marvel fanboy can say bringing politics into something completely unrelated to politics. You stupid Bitch ass cunt. Bet you’re having a temper tantrum that Thor 3 is $300 million behind Justice League but is quick to say we’re having tantrums. Lol ok

      • Finnian Carver

        I just wanted to say Thor 3 made 852 while Justice League made 656 and that your cancerous comment should be a proper example of his comment. Saying all that shit just to make yourself look an ass, I bet you were hoping no one would see your eyesore of a comment, but too bad, I did. Kindly get fucked, and next time you want to come at someone for making a statement, make sure you got all the facts right, you retarded ass oompa loompa.

  2. No. Warner Bros is DC home. And Disney has all of marvel now they don’t need to own everything under the sun. DC has always been more complex, and in depth storytelling . Not worrying about appealing to certain fans or to kids. They tell their story and worry only about their story. Disney Marvel focuses on jokes every five seconds that are forced and have no high stakes in their movies and yet get praised for it. No Disney is not going anywhere near Warner Bros DC

  3. Dan

    YES, PLEASE! It’s pretty clear at this point that WB has no idea what to do with these iconic characters, Disney would almost certainly be an improvement!

  4. Mr. H

    “In terms of dominating the superhero genre, there’s only one company that stands in their way: Warner Bros. Their DC properties are the only threat to Marvel’s rule over the industry. ”

    Not even close. DCEU is now dead and nobody will trust them again after JL. At this point all their doing is hurting the superhero genre. They should stop or sell to Disney and let Marvel Studios make a better Justice Leagur that respects the source.

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