Kevin Feige He was about to lose his job at Disney. As incredible as it may seem, the creative director and president of Marvel Studios was not always considered a key player in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. An incident in 2015 may have ended his careerFortunately, Bob Iger came to the rescue and the rest is history.
In an interview with CNBCIger confessed that Feige was in the crosshairs of Isaac “Ike” Perlmutter, former CEO of Marvel Entertainment. Ike and Feige were old acquaintances, having worked together since Hombre de Hierro. Although the relationship seemed cordial, there was constant friction between the two thanks to Perlmutter’s obsession with saving money. To Ike he didn’t like the idea of Kevin becoming more and more importantso he planned to get rid of it.
He rescue occurred in mid-2015, when Disney decided to integrate all of its studios under one banner. The restructuring meant a breather for Kevin Feige, since he would not only keep his job, but would now report directly to Alan Horn, president of Walt Disney Studios. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Feige was tired of dealing with Perlmutter and expressed his regrets to Bob Iger. during that year.
Bob Iger knew that defending Feige and restructuring Marvel would not be to Perlmutter’s liking. Although Ike kept control of the TV projects until 2019, the internal change was the hook to the liver that ended with bury their dreams of regaining their influence in superhero movies.
The importance of Kevin Feige in Marvel movies
Imagine a Marvel Cinematic Universe without Kevin Feige is not possible. The creative director and president of Marvel Studios, he is widely considered the mastermind of the MCU. the executive has played a pivotal role in the production and success of all superhero moviesincluding the trilogy spider-man with Toby Maguire.
Kevin Feige’s vision for the Marvel Cinematic Universe was for a series of films that interconnect and build a larger narrative. This approach has allowed for the creation of a vast world of characters, making it one of the most successful and profitable franchises in movie history. Added to that, Feige has also been Key player in the development of original content for Disney+including the integration of Star Wars and other properties on the video platform in streaming.
Out of the digital world, Kevin Feige has been involved in the development of Disney theme parks They are related to Marvel. In short, the president of Marvel Studios has not only expanded the franchise’s reach into other areas, but has generated an impressive amount of money for Disney.
In an alternate universe without Kevin Feige at the controls, there would be no Avengers: Endgame. At least James Cameron would be happy to hold the box office record with titanic.