Surprise Appearance of Patrick Stewart as Professor X Sparks Speculation in Marvel Cinematic Universe

News - 3 December 2023
One of the most unexpected surprises in the trailer for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness was the appearance of Patrick Stewart as Professor Charles Xavier. Previously, Stewart's portrayal of the X-Men character was confined to the films produced by 20th Century Studios. However, his character has now made a crossover into the Marvel Cinematic Universe through the concept of the Multiverse.

This development has prompted speculation among fans about the potential return of Stewart's Professor X in future Marvel films.nnRumors have been circulating that Stewart may reprise his role in Deadpool 3, following in the footsteps of Hugh Jackman, who is set to return as Wolverine in that film. Another project that has garnered attention online is Avengers: Secret Wars, leading to questions about Stewart's involvement in the film.

In a recent interview, Stewart addressed these rumors by stating, "I can't confirm or deny [the speculation] because it has not been finalized either way. It remains a possibility at this point."nnReflecting on the film Logan, which was previously thought to be the final installment for his character, Stewart shared, "I met my end in that movie.

However, I have been 'killed off' before. How will I come back this time?" The actor's cryptic comments have fueled speculation among fans about the potential resurrection of Professor X in future Marvel projects.nnDespite the mounting speculation, a definitive answer regarding Stewart's return is not expected to be revealed anytime soon.

Deadpool 3 is slated for release on July 26, 2024, while Avengers: Secret Wars is set to hit theaters on May 1, 2026. Fans will have to wait patiently to see if Stewart will indeed make a comeback as Professor Charles Xavier in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Stay tuned for further updates on this exciting development.