FANDOM


Warning
Scarfaceinthefall
This article's content is marked as Mature
The page Mature contains mature content that may include coarse language, sexual references, and/or graphic violent images which may be disturbing to some. Mature pages are recommended for those who are 18 years of age and older.

If you are 18 years or older or are comfortable with graphic material, you are free to view this page. Otherwise, you should close this page and view another page.

Essex Corp., also known as Alkali-Transigen, is a major antagonistic faction in the X-Men Film Series, appearing as the main antagonistic faction of Logan and Deadpool 2. It is a company seeking to make a profit by creating and selling mutant supersoldiers, as well as the ones behind the creation of mutant children (mostly through the DNAs of other mutants).

History

Logan

Essex raised several children genetically altered with mutant DNA inside of the Alkali facility. As the children grew up, Essex attempted to program them to be soldiers. However, the children did not want to kill, and with the help of Gabriela and several other nurses, most of the children have escaped. In response to this, Dr. Zander Rice, the lead scientist for the X-23 project, dispatched Donald Pierce and the Reavers to recover the children.

Essex also at some point began working on a clone of the Wolverine, dubbed X-24. Once the clone was finished developing, Dr. Rice sent it after X-23 and Logan.

Eventually, Dr. Rice, Pierce, X-24 and the Reavers were wiped out by Logan and the X-23 children. It is unknown what happened to the company afterward; however, with the tremendous loss of aforementioned key members, it most likely gradually disbanded due to there no longer being any leading force in the corporation, as well as dwindled numbers of soldiers overall.

Deadpool 2

Essex Corp is shown to be behind the Essex House for Mutant Rehabilitation; a foster home for mutant children who are secretly abused and experimented on by the staff and the fanatic headmaster. Russell Collins was raised at the Essex House, and after years of torturous experimentation, he finally lost control and lashed out using his pyrokinetic powers, drawing in the police and later the X-Men. Deadpool succeeded in subduing Russell, however, upon realizing that he was abused by the headmaster and staff, he shoots a stuff member and tries to kill the headmaster, before being stopped by Colossus and arrested.

Later on, along with Juggernaut, Russell heads back to the Essex House to burn it down and kill the headmaster. Deadpool, Cable and Domino arrive to stop this, as Russell will end up killing Cable's family in the future if he succeeds; upon their arrival, Domino reveals that she too was raised, or rather tortured, at the Essex House. While Colossus fights off Juggernaut, Deadpool and Cable kill their way through a group of the corrupt staff, while Domino saves the mutant children from another group. Ultimately, while the Essex House is destroyed because of all the fighting, Deadpool convinces Russell not to kill the headmaster, changing the future so that the death of Cable's family never happens. Ultimately, the headmaster ends up being killed anyway by Dopinder, ending the Essex House for good.

Trivia

  • The name of this corporation is a reference to Nathaniel Essex, the supervillain known as Mr. Sinister.
  • James Mangold, director of Logan heavily denied that Essex Corp is the same from X-Men: Apocalypse.

Navigation

           X-Men films logo Movie Villains

Movies
X-Men: Brotherhood of Mutants (Magneto, Mystique, Sabretooth & Toad) | Pyro
X2: William Stryker Jr. | Lady Deathstrike | Jason Stryker | Brotherhood of Mutants (Magneto, Mystique & Pyro)
X-Men: The Last Stand: Brotherhood of Mutants (Magneto, Dark Phoenix, Pyro, Juggernaut, Multiple Man & Mystique) | Omega Gang (Callisto, Psylocke, Quill, Arclight, Avalanche, Spike, Glob Herman & Phat) | Archangel
X-Men Origins: Wolverine: William Stryker Jr. | Sabretooth | Deadpool | Agent Zero | Blob
X-Men: First Class: Hellfire Club (Sebastian Shaw, Emma Frost, Azazel, Angel Salvadore & Riptide) | William Stryker Sr. | Magneto | Mystique
The Wolverine: Silver Samurai | Madam Viper | Shingen Yashida | Noburo Mori | Magneto
X-Men: Days of Future Past: Trask Industries (Bolivar Trask, William Stryker Jr. & Sentinels) | Magneto | Mystique | Toad | Horsemen of Apocalypse (Apocalypse)
Deadpool: Deadpool | Dopinder | Ajax | Angel Dust | Agent Smith
X-Men: Apocalypse: Ashir En Sabah Nur/Horsemen of Apocalypse (Apocalypse, Magneto, Psylocke & Archangel) | Dark Phoenix | Mystique | William Stryker Jr.
Logan: Essex Corp (Zander Rice, Donald Pierce, X-24 & Reavers)
Deadpool 2: Deadpool | Cable | Dopinder | Firefist | Juggernaut | Essex Corp (Headmaster) | Black Tom Cassidy | Sergei Valishnikov | Omega Red
Dark Phoenix: Dark Phoenix | D'Bari (Vuk & Jones) | Brotherhood of Mutants (Magneto & Selene Gallio) | Mystique

           Wolverine-Logo-600x257 Villains

Comics
Abomination | Absorbing Man | A.I.M. | Apocalypse | Arcade | Arnim Zola | Aryan | Baron Strucker | Bastion | Batroc | Beyonder | Bi-Beast | Blackheart | Blob | Bolivar Trask | Brotherhood of Mutants | Bushwacker | Cameron Hodge | Cassandra Nova | Collector | Crossbones | Crusader | Daken | Damage | Dark Beast | Dark X-Men | Deadpool | Deathwatch | Doctor Doom | Donald Pierce | Dracula | Egghead | Ego | Galactus | Hand | HYDRA | Holocaust | Impossible Man | Iron Monk | Juggernaut | Lady Deathstrike | Lady Mastermind | Lt. Ethan Warren | M.O.D.O.K. | Madame Masque | Madame Viper | Magneto | Master Mold | Masters of Evil | Mauvais | Mister Jip | Mojo | Morlocks | Mr. Sinister | Mystique | Nimrod | Nitro | Nuke | Omega Red | Onslaught | Prime Evil | Reavers | Sabretooth | Savage Land Mutates | Sauron | Sebastian Shaw | Sentinels | Shadow King | Shingen Yashida | Shuma-Gorath | Silver Samurai | Spiral | Spot | Stryfe | Taskmaster | Tiger Shark | Titanium Man | Toad | Venom | Vermin | Wendigo | White Rabbit | William Stryker | Winter Soldier | Wrecker

Movies
X-Men Origins: Wolverine: William Stryker Jr. | Sabretooth | Deadpool | Agent Zero | Blob
The Wolverine: Silver Samurai | Madam Viper | Shingen Yashida | Noburo Mori | Magneto
Logan: Essex Corp (Zander Rice, Donald Pierce, X-24 & Reavers)

Television
Dark Surfer

Video Games
Black Cat | Brigade | Fault Zone | Hazmat | Johnny Ohm | Niles Van Roekel | Solara | The Wink | Vulture

           IMG 20190518 113114 Villains

Comics
Absorbing Man | A.I.M. | Ajax | Apocalypse | Arcade | Arnim Zola | Batroc | Beyonder | Black Talon | Bullseye | Constrictor | Crossbones | Dark Avengers | Deadpool | Doctor Bong | Doctor Doom | Doctor Octopus | Erik Killmonger | Fixer | Frightful Four | Grizzly | Hand | Hit-Monkey | Humbug | HYDRA | Juggernaut | Kingpin | Lady Deathstrike | Loki Laufeyson | Magneto | Masters of Evil | Mister Negative | Mister Sinister | Norman Osborn | Piledriver | Punisher | Sabretooth | Sauron | Sentinels | Skrulls | Stryfe | Taskmaster | Thunderball | Thunderbolts | Tiger Shark | Tombstone | Typhoid Mary | Wrecker

Movies
Deadpool: Deadpool | Dopinder | Ajax | Angel Dust | Agent Smith
Deadpool 2: Deadpool | Cable | Dopinder | Firefist | Juggernaut | Essex Corp (Headmaster) | Black Tom Cassidy | Sergei Valishnikov | Omega Red

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.