The move comes after Singer has been accused of sexual misconduct by a man who says the director forced him to perform oral sex in 2003. Singer has been a key player in the 20th Century Fox-Marvel universe for years, having directed and produced multiple entries in the “X-Men” film franchise, as well as the current Fox-Marvel series “The Gifted.” “Legion” is also based on the “X-Men” comics.
Singer has been the subject of such allegations in the past, with Michael Egan filing a lawsuit against the director in 2014. Egan’s suit, which also included allegations against television producer Garth Ancier and former Disney executive David Neuman, claimed that Egan was assaulted when he was an aspiring actor. It was later dropped.
Singer was also recently fired from “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the