'Captain Marvel' Kevin Feige: 'Wonder Woman’s success made me very happy'

Author |Sep 10, 2018

Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios, confirmed that female superheroes play an important role of the plan for phase four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Kevin Feige is an American film producer who has been president of Marvel Studios since 2007. He admitted in a recent interview that Wonder Woman provided Marvel the courage to win over with Captain Marvel.

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Kevin Feige spoke on the subject of female-led blockbuster films. He has said that there more female-fronted superheroes films in producing at Marvel Studios. Feige confirmed that women superheroes play an important part of the plan for point four of Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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President of Marvel Studios said: “We will announce the release of Ant-Man and The Wasp, Captain Marvel and more movies very soon. I’m worried for the moment where it’s not a innovation that there's a women-led superhero film, but it's a standard”. Then he added: “It's less a tale of female heroes. And I believe we may get there”.

Entertainment Weekly asked Kevin Feige why it took 10 years for Marvel to produce a women-led superhero movie. He said it because previous studio heads were very anxious. His predecessors weren't confident if female-led films will be strong at the ticket office.

According to Kevin Feige:  “I believe there're a lot of reasons not the lowest of which was battling for several years the incorrect notion that viewers didn't want to watch a female-led superhero movie, just by means of a heap of movies 15 years ago which did not work”.

He added: “My position was always that they did not work not as they told about female heroes. It just because they weren't specifically good films”. Feige admitted the success of Wonder Woman from Gal Gadot made him very satisfied. It provided Marvel the courage to win over with Captain Marvel of Brie Larson.

Kevin Feige said: “Wonder Woman's success of made me very satisfied. Just like what I have talked about before in the press, rather than the question I used to get, ‘Are you scared that viewer do not want to watch a female superhero?', I’d like to hear the question, ‘What did you think about the success of female-led superhero movie that debuted a few years ago?’”.


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