Jeph Loeb is out at Marvel Television, only a week after it was introduced Kevin Feige has been appointed Chief Creative Officer of Marvel. The information comes after reviews surfaced suggesting Feige will now have artistic management of almost the complete Marvel catalog of choices — that means he’s now straight liable for the artistic output for each the tv and comics arms for the House of Ideas. That’s all as well as to his position as president of Marvel Studios.
A brand new report from The Hollywood Reporter signifies that Loeb has been planning his exit since earlier than Feige took over, and that it’ll doubtless be made official by Thanksgiving.
This ends Loeb’s nine-year run on the studio he helped to create. Nearly a decade later, over thirty seasons of tv had been created below the producer’s tutelage, together with seven seasons of Agents of SHIELD and an interconnected universe of characters on Netflix that includes the likes of Daredevil, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage.
Though Loeb ended up offering followers with numerous hours of content material, his run as the pinnacle of Marvel Television was nothing wanting tumultuous. Throughout his time on the outfit, Loeb was beneath Ike Perlmutter, the notoriously stingy chairman of Marvel Entertainment. While Feige managed to get out from below Perlmutter’s management — a transfer that ended up giving the mega-producer just about limitless artistic alternatives — Loeb was caught below Ike’s reportedly small budgets for the higher a part of a decade.
As the character with tv, Loeb’s reign on Marvel Television additionally noticed its justifiable share of introduced tasks by no means to come to fruition. The studio ended up filming pilots for each Marvel’s Most Wanted and Marvel’s New Warriors, neither of which had been picked up by any networks. Then, there have been the numerous commerce reviews of Marvel TV wanting to do one present after one other with ABC or one other community and at last, the eventual cancellation of Hulu’s Ghost Rider — one of many remaining nails within the coffin for the studio.
It’s unclear what the long run means for reveals at present in manufacturing. As of now, solely Hulu’s Helstrom stays in energetic manufacturing.
Runaways is due out December 13th whereas Helstrom and Agents of SHIELD are set for launch subsequent 12 months.
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