By now, it is no secret Joe and Anthony Russos are on a hiatus from Marvel Studios. After 4 record-breaking movies, the brothers have packed it as much as begin AGBO, a studio the place they’re growing properties alongside longtime collaborators Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. The brothers at the moment are busy selling Mosul, one of many first movies below their AGBO banner.
Speaking to the Toronto Sun, Anthony defined why they sought out constructing their very own firm from the bottom up, reasonably than proceed pumping out billion-dollar earners from Marvel Studios. As one would possibly count on, the duo needed the chance to have the ability to inform their very own human-driven tales. “We feel very fortunate with the road that we’ve been able to go down with Marvel,” Anthony instructed the Sun. “But, growing up, Joe and I have always been very globally minded. We’ve always looked at politics and social situations that are happening around the world.”
He then went on to elucidate that whereas Marvel allowed them to inform huge blockbuster tales, it left some to be desired in telling tales all over the world.
“Making those Marvel movies, really allowed us to feel close to the global audience because they are popular,” the director continued. “We got to travel the world and meet people and engage with fans from all over the place. That was very energizing to us and really motivated us to dig deeper on a global storytelling level.”
In a separate interview eventually week’s Toronto International Film Festival, the brothers revealed some initiatives that’d draw them again to the Kevin Feige. Now, Marvel Studios has live-action rights to the Fox library of characters, Joe Russo admitted he’d love doing one thing with the Silver Surfer or Ben Grimm.
Upcoming Marvel Studios initiatives embody Black Widow on May 1, 2020, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier in Fall 2020, The Eternals on November 6, 2020, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings on February 12, 2021, WandaVision in Spring 2021, Loki in Spring 2021, Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness on May 7, 2021, What If…? in Summer 2021, Hawkeye in Fall 2021, and Thor: Love and Thunder on November 5, 2021, and Black Panther 2 on May 6, 2022. Marvel Studios Disney+ collection with out launch dates embody Ms. Marvel, Moon Knight, and She-Hulk.
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