“They know that their movies aren’t that good”: Marvel Studios Reportedly Hiring Expensive Writers after Nightmare MCU Phase 4 and 5 Box Office Runs

kevin feige marvel studios
Featured Video

When Marvel announced its projects for Phase 5 and Phase 6 at D23 Expo, MCU fans had high hopes for the upcoming projects. While some viewers were happy with the direction that the superhero franchise has diverted to. Similar to a majority of the projects of Phase 4, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, has failed to wow its fans with the story they developed.

Advertisement
Marvel Logo
Marvel Logo

The threequel of The Ant-Man was the worst film out of the three films and one of the worst films to be ever created by Marvel Studios. And it looks like Kevin Feige has had enough of the subpar projects because industry insider, Jeff Sneider recently gave a scoop on his podcast, The Hot Mic. 

Also Read: Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse Reportedly Bringing Back Fan-Favorite She-Hulk Character

Advertisement

Marvel Studios Reportedly Taking Steps For Redemption

Prior to the release of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, the film had high expectations, and Kevin Feige hoped that the film written by Jeff Loveness would do well at the Box Office. However, the film was bombarded with negative reviews by critics and fans, becoming another failed project which marked the beginning of Phase 5. 

A still from Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

Recently, during The Hot Mic podcast, Jeff Sneider talked about how Marvel is not doing well, and their scripts fail to hook the audience’s attention. However, one can not fail to notice that over the past few months, The President of Marvel Studios is hiring experienced and better writers for the script of their upcoming projects before their audiences “turns on them.”

“Marvel’s got a secret, that is hiding in plain sight. I’ll tell you the secret, the secret is that their movies are not that good. They know that their movies are not that good. Okay? They know that the scripts in particular have been pretty bad. And that’s why if you have been paying attention the last few weeks or months, you’ll note that Marvel has been spending has been spending a lot more money on writers.”

Kevin Feige
Kevin Feige

The industry insider shared how Kevin Feige is going after some renowned scriptwriters for some of their highly anticipated projects, as they have hired names like Nic Pizzolatto, Josh Friedman, and Lee Sung Jin for their projects.

Advertisement

“Just today, we saw the news that Nic Pizzolatto as the new writer on Blade. Just like Josh Friedman, the expensive Sarah Chronicles writer, that he’s a big name right there in this town, they got him for Fantastic Four, Lee Sung Jin, the Beef creator they just hired. Pay attention guys, they’re not going for newbie writers anymore like they’re going out to some heavy hitters for writers, that’s the Marvel secret that no one has talked about yet.”

Sneider added that the Marvel boss has realized the shortcomings of their projects, and they are making sure to fill them before their ardent fans start to criticize them for their disappointing projects.

“They are now paying for writers because they realize these f**king scripts got to get better because our audience is going to turn on us. Yeah, it can’t go on forever.”

Since the foundation of a good movie starts with a good script, Feige has noticed this and he is making to make all the necessary steps to make sure their projects would be a smash hit. Similar to their earlier Phases and fans would be eager to go to the theatres to watch their movies.

Also Read: “Oh my gosh, it was emotional”: Avengers: Endgame Star Cried After Watching James Gunn’s Final MCU Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3

Advertisement

Kevin Feige Is Going All Out For The Upcoming MCU Projects

In a separate episode of The Hot Mic podcast, Jeff Sneider was discussing the upcoming Marvel projects, he said, “Feige does want to hire more established talent behind the camera.” While the Marvel boss does not want to oversee Sam Raini’s work in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and wanted to follow the same with Matt Shakman’s Fantastic Four. 

Jeff Loveness
Jeff Loveness

Despite no official announcements from the studio yet, it is expected that Jeff Loveness and Michael Waldron will be substituted with veteran writers, as they were responsible for some of the most disappointing MCU projects.

Also Read: Kevin Feige Tired of Inexperienced Directors Ruining MCU, Reportedly Wants to Hire Only ‘Top Talent’ After Colossal Ant-Man 3 Failure

Advertisement
THE MARVELS Teaser Trailer | Brie Larson, Iman Vellani, Teyonah Parris, Samuel L. Jackson | Marvel

Source: The Hot Mic Podcast

 

Advertisement
Avatar

Written by Tushar Auddy

Articles Published: 1042

Tushar Auddy, Content Writer. He has been in the entertainment industry for 3 years and is always on the lookout for a captivating story. He is a student of Linguistics and is currently pursuing his Master's degree in the same field. He has a passion for literature that runs deep and loves nothing more than getting lost in a novel for hours on end. When he isn't reading, you'll find him capturing the beauty of language.