its acquisition Marvel by Disney Live-action opened the door to blockbusters, incl Avengers: Endgame As of 2019, it is the second highest grossing film in history. And while some may lament the saturation of superheroes, it’s important to remember the risks of building cinematic universes around comic book characters when it was released. iron manIts first film Marvel Studios.
Fifteen years, 31 movies, 25 television shows and nearly $30 billion later, Marvel Cinematic Universe It has been imitated many times but none have succeeded. Since its inception, it has been led by Kevin Feige, its CCO Marvel Entertainment and president Marvel StudiosHis first production credit was as an associate producer on the film X is human 2000, and which is now reunited and returns to the original Wolverine by Hugh Jackman Deadpool 3 next year
Even after all this time, Feige says he still feels the same enthusiasm as the first day.
“I feel lucky to be able to do this,” Feige said. “Every costume fits, when we see the actors transform for the first time, there’s always this moment of wonder. Taking these characters and bringing them to life on screen is incredible.”
The franchise relaunched the careers of Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans, made stars of Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston, and even gave a place to Oscar-winning actors like Ben Kingsley, Brie Larson and Lupita Nyong’o.
While a lot has happened on screen, Feige points out that there are some things that never change.
“We had a tradition Marvel Studios Start with that first iron man. For every premiere, the cast, producers, director and I attend a premiere screening and watch the film with fans. Feeling the emotion at the movies, hearing the audience clapping or whispering is always a reminder of what these films and characters mean to fans,” he says. “Being there at its premiere Avengers: Endgame, listening to the crowd, is something I will never forget. Also, the response we got after the premiere black leopard. “Never in my wildest dreams did I think it would have the impact it would have.”
con Marvels In theaters soon and season two loki inside Disney+There doesn’t seem to be any sign of slowing down.
Great thing about Marvel We have so many wonderful and interesting characters in comics, they’ve been at it for 85 years. Even after 32 films, it feels like we’ve barely scratched the surface,” notes Feige.
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