Dafne Keen's Laura was such a fan-favorite in James Mongold's Logan that it comes as little shock that Fox has begun discussing where to take the character next. However, producer Hutch Parker recently told IGN that the studio is more eager to set X-23 on her own solo adventure as opposed to fitting her into one of the upcoming X-Men spinoffs.
"Yeah, I mean, look — I don’t know definitively, but in terms of the stuff we’ve been talking about, it’s not sort of slipping her into the background of another movie. It’s looking at that character, which is a great character and has a pretty interesting run within the comics, to find a story that we think she could carry or certainly be kind of majorly significant within."
"That’s the only kind of thing that Jim [Mangold, director] as a storyteller, a filmmaker… that’s the way his sort of process works. And the way his mind works in terms of what he would aspire to. Which isn’t to say that the studio couldn’t have a conversation about something else, but the one that we’ve been kind of discussing loosely and kicking around is more likely to be its own film."
So, it sounds as though fans are more likely to see Dafne Keen heading her own X-23 solo movie rather then making a cameo appearance in the likes of New Mutants or Dark Phoenix - and we're just fine with that.
Logan is out now on Blu-Ray and DVD.
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