Kevin Feige Takes On New Role At Marvel
Talk about a promotion, True Believers. Marvel Studios’ boss, Kevin Feige, is now the top brass at all of Marvel.
Meet The New Boss, Same As The Old Boss: Kevin Feige
Kevin Feige’s universe continues to grow.
The mastermind of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been named Chief Creative Officer, Marvel in addition to being president of Marvel Studios, Variety has learned. He will now be responsible for the overall creative direction of Marvel’s storytelling across mediums, including publishing, film, TV, and animation. Marvel Television and Marvel Family Entertainment will be moving under the Marvel Studios banner. Feige continues to report to Walt Disney Studios co-chairman and chief creative officer Alan Horn and co-chairman Alan Bergman.
Dan Buckley will remain president of Marvel Entertainment. He will continue to oversee publishing both creative and editorial, reporting to Feige. Buckley will also oversee publishing operations, sales, creative services, games, licensing and events, reporting in those areas to Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter.
Joe Quesada will continue as executive vice president, creative director for Marvel Entertainment, reporting to Buckley. Marvel Entertainment’s vice president of content and character development Sana Amanat, editor in chief and head of global editorial CB Cebulski, and Stephen Wacker, vice president of creative and content development, will continue in their roles reporting to Buckley.
In Kevin We Trust…
Given the number of projects Feige has worked on during his time at Marvel Studios, it’s no wonder why the Disney bosses have placed their considerable trust in Kevin; (It breaks this Star Wars fan’s heart to type this but) Marvel’s Cinematic Universe is arguably the top franchise in all of film history and is the envy of studio bosses worldwide.
For his part, Feige has kept a relatively low profile, using diplomacy rather than hype, and letting his projects (and his fans’ memes) do the talking.
Hey Mr Feige, whatcha working on?
— Charlie Ashby (@CMWAshby) October 15, 2019
However, when he does speak, he shows how much he appreciates the toolbox he’s been given:
Okay, so if you were able to call up Kevin Feige, what would you ask him to do in the MCU? In Marvel Comics? In Star Wars? Let us know in the comments.