Among the variety of modifications occurring at Marvel Studios moving forward into Phase Five and beyond, MCU head Kevin Feige has actually likewise discussed the quantity of Marvel tv material and how it prepares to alter. In his current interview with Entertainment Weekly, Feige went over how the variety of programs will start to diminish which those still in the works will be spaced even more apart.
As most MCU fans have actually most likely observed, after Avengers: Endgame (2019) drastically closed the drape on Phase Three, the previous number of years or two have actually seen an enormous increase of Marvel tv series that flooded its Disney+ streaming platform. From reveals with several seasons, consisting of Loki (2021) and What If …? (2021 ), to much shorter mini-series like WandaVision (2021 ), Hawkeye (2021 ), and the most current She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (2022 ), there has actually definitely been an abundance of material for fans to browse beyond theaters.
This associated to timing with the latter half of the COVID pandemic, and there were significantly less function movies from Marvel throughout that time and less crowds at theaters. So the studio basically moved its resources to produce content fit for audiences in the house, to preserve enough profits while likewise keeping appropriate interest in the MCU while the movie market started its sluggish healing procedure.
Feige Assures That Marvel Now Understands the Correct Formula
However, some fans would likely concur that there has actually been practically excessive Marvel television material in such a brief period of time. In addition, being so overloaded can on the other hand water down interest in stated material, which reveals running all at once can eclipse each other. With this in mind, Feige kept in mind that the “rate at which we’re putting out the Disney+ programs will alter so they can each get a possibility to shine.” Furthermore, Feige ensured that the studio now comprehends what will work concerning tv material, which well-paced, self-contained stories are the method to go.
“We want to do shows that can only be shows. I want to continue to make them even more episodic, which may seem counterintuitive. But I do think there is something fun about leaning back and watching an episode that can be relatively self-contained. […] I mean, cliffhangers are great, and I like watching a show where you should go to bed, but you see the cliffhanger and you just have to watch the next episode. You certainly want to keep people engaged. But I’m a big Star Trek fan, and I still find it soothing to watch an episode of Next Gen with a beginning and an end. So, I think we’re going to keep experimenting with that going forward.”
He likewise kept in mind for fans to eagerly anticipate more special MCU programs like She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, the most current series that Feige was especially happy with since it functioned as an innovative breath of fresh air. Far more of a funny with episodes that mostly based on their own, it broke the mold of previous programs that primarily followed the exact same formula with comparable, more remarkable styles.
Marvel Studios presently has 6 television jobs slated for release throughout 2023, consisting of brand-new seasons of both Loki and What If …?, while likewise premiering the extremely prepared for Secret Invasion series.