It looks like things are a-changing in Fox’s X-Men cinematic universe, and it could have everything to do with the mutants’ biggest and baddest foe, Apocalypse. Rob Liefeld seems to be hinting that the studio’s decision to do a film about the ancient villain has put other films in development in the X-universe into disarray and now X-Force, based on his comic book creation, may not even happen at all.
Liefeld answered this in response to a fan via Twitter: Sounds ambiguous enough, and could mean anything, but then he came back with this less positive response to someone else’s speculation that the film had been “shelved” altogether due to X-Men: Apocalypse:
Could it all come down to Cable, who is integral to both X-Force and Apocalypse? Liefeld is staying mum on whether Cable being needed for Apocalypse is why X-Force is in flux: