It’s official — Kevin Feige has artistic management of practically each aspect Marvel has to supply. In his new position as Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer, the Marvel Studios govt now additionally has the reins of Marvel Television, Marvel Animation, and Marvel Comics. In truth, the one piece of puzzle Feige actually does not have a say in is Marvel Games. Despite the modifications, it could seem enterprise is maintaining on as standard — at the least for the rapid future.
ComicBook.com has realized that as of now, Marvel Television head Jeph Loeb will proceed serving as the top of the division and be a direct report back to Feige. In the shuffling of the deck, it could seem the entities involving tv, animation, and comics will stay separate from their new boss — they will merely be subsidiaries of Marvel Studios with Feige serving because the artistic overlord of all of them. On the floor, that makes essentially the most sense.
Many have thought the writing’s been on the wall for Loeb and Marvel Television for fairly a while now, ever since Bob Iger revealed Disney+ was going to be the first focus of the Mouse for the foreseeable future. With the corporate dumping a great deal of money into its direct-to-consumer providing, it is sensible for it to be the corporate’s focus — for now.
But with all issues new, they do not stay shiny ceaselessly. At one level or one other — probably years down the road — there’s the very actual risk Disney+’s reputation will wane. That’s why it is sensible to maintain Marvel Television round. With the launch of Disney+ now below a month away, many appear to overlook Disney is abruptly sitting on an entire load of networks.
In addition to ABC and Freeform — Disney’s now the proprietor/operator of FX and FXX, two channels that might function important allies to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Then on prime of that, Disney now has a controlling curiosity in Hulu, one other tentpole on this planet of OTT programming. Despite the Mouse dumping a wholesome chunk of grow to be Disney+, it is unlikely — additionally irresponsible — for the corporate to neglect the opposite platforms it has in its secure.
While the way forward for the Marvel Cinematic Universe abruptly appears much more cohesive, I would not depend Marvel Television out simply fairly but. After all, on the finish of the day, Feige goes to have artistic management over something that goes out the door whether or not or not it’s a film, tv present, animated quick, or comedian.
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