The Marvel Cinematic Universe Disney CEO Bob Iger has hinted that there may be a big change, with the studio likely aiming for fewer series going forward. The latest movie release in the MCU, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, marking the 31st film in the franchise. However, the third Ant-Man film has received its fair share of criticism, ranking the MCU’s worst critics of all time. Prior to that, the fourth MCU film under the direction of Chris Hemsworth – Thor: Love and Thunder — was also lower than expected, making Iger’s words even more meaningful.


Boardwalk Times Iger shared the potentially new comments during the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference Phase 5 of the MCU is trendingStage 6 and beyond – consists of less duration.

Disneyland news today also gave more clarity to Iger’s plan to consider the need to develop sequels to existing characters instead of focusing on introducing new characters. According to Disney’s CEO, the recently criticized high output of Marvel content may be a development necessity rather than the studio’s real problem.third and fourth” movies for existing characters. Check out the full quote below:

“What we need to see at Marvel is not the volume of Marvel stories, but how many times we need to go back to the well on certain characters. (…) Sequels usually work well for us. For example, you get the third and fourth Is it necessary? Or is it time to turn to other characters?”

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Phase 4 of the MCU is arguably the most controversial in the franchise’s history, with fans and critics alike vocal about Marvel’s uneven performance of late. 2019 year Avengers: Endgame presented a seismic shift in the franchise, and Iger’s words make it more likely Secret Wars The Last Avengers Movie, if Marvel is really looking forward to cutting back on sequels. However, with the MCU planting the seeds of possible new formations for the team through New Avengers, Young Avengers, and West Coast Avengers, Iger is more than willing to avoid some of the woes that have plagued Marvel recently. seems to be paying attention.

Phase 4 of the MCU saw three major Avengers bow out of the MCU. Avengers: Endgame. Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow was missed, but the fact that the MCU lost two faces of the franchise — Chris Evans’ Captain America and Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man — certainly contributed. What went wrong in MCU phase 4. This is partly what led to the poor reception Marvel found last time The Avengers epic shown in cinemas.

The third Captain America and Iron Man movies managed to cross the $1 billion mark, which is exactly what Marvel needs right now after the subpar box office performances it’s currently seeing. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania It is expected to be the lowest grossing film in the trilogy of the hero. The MCU is still pulling in numbers that almost the entire cinematic universe would be happy to have, ie MCU It can survive without the original characters, but Marvel may never reach the heights of the Infinity Saga, especially with new competition. James Gunn’s DC Universe.

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