Disney CEO Bob Iger questions the necessity for Marvel’s sequels
Bob Iger has questioned the necessity for Marvel sequels.
The Disney CEO has revealed that the corporate is planning to introduce recent faces to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) slightly than specializing in a choose group of superheroes for a number of motion pictures.
Talking throughout Disney’s presentation at Morgan Stanley’s Know-how Media and Telecom Convention on Thursday (March 9), Iger mentioned: “Marvel — there have been 7,000 characters, there are much more tales to inform.
“What we’ve to have a look at at Marvel will not be essentially the amount of Marvel storytelling, however what number of occasions we return to the nicely on sure characters.
“Sequels usually work nicely for us. Do you want a 3rd or a fourth, or is it time to show to different characters?”
Iger — who returned as Disney boss final yr — continued: “There’s nothing inherently off when it comes to the Marvel model. I feel we simply have to have a look at what characters or tales we’re mining.
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“And in the event you take a look at the trajectory of Marvel over the following 5 years, you are going to see a variety of newness. We’ll flip again to the Avengers franchise, however with a complete set of various Avengers.”
Bob additionally addressed the way forward for Star Wars at Disney and revealed that the studio is being cautious with the franchise after the field workplace disappointment of the 2018 spin-off flick Solo: A Star Wars Story.
He mentioned: “Solo was a little bit disappointing to us. It gave us pause to only to suppose possibly the cadence was a little bit too aggressive. So we determined to tug again a bit.
“We nonetheless are creating Star Wars movies. We’ll make it possible for once we make one that it is the proper one, and so we’re being actually cautious on the market.”