Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige talked about the future of their films while at the Produced By Conference including what comes after The Avengers 4, getting the X-Men back, Black Panther, Ant-Man and the Wasp and more.
Check out the series of tweets below offering a recap, which includes Feige mentioning they planned Infinity War for four years where the Avengers don't win, and it's also revealed that Marvel's next movie, Ant-Man and the Wasp, is all set and ready to go.
Feige also reveals when they were developing Captain America: Civil War, they had a plan to use Spider-Man and another plan to not use him just in case the deal with Sony didn't work out.
Next at Produced By: Kevin Feige's 19 Marvel movies have all been #1 at the box office with more than $16B— Digital LA (@DigitalLA) June 9, 2018
On Infinity War: We've been planning for it for 4 years: a movie where they don't win.
Antman and Wasp finished yesterday @producersguild #ProducedBy2018 #ProducedBy
After applying to USC Film School a few times, Kevin Feige finally got in. He saw successful students got intenrships, so he got one at Lauren Shuler Donner's co. He worked on first X-Men film, met Avi Arad, and then joined him at Marvel Studios. #ProducedBy2018 #ProducedBy— Digital LA (@DigitalLA) June 9, 2018
Black Panther 'was a transformative experience for us'— Digital LA (@DigitalLA) June 9, 2018
After watching Black Panther, Kevin Feige said to Ryan Coogler: 'I think that's the best movie we ever made....Ryan, you've made us a better studio.'@producersguild #ProducedBy2018 #ProducedBy
Black Panther and Infinity War shot at the same time. All the characters we believed that would be the heroes of Black Panther were added to Infinity War: Okoye, Shuri, M'Baku. Fortunately they were right! @producersguild #ProducedBy2018 #ProducedBy— Digital LA (@DigitalLA) June 9, 2018
When we were developing Civil War, we had a plan with Spider-Man and a plan without. - Kevin Feige on producing planning when SONY deal was still in the works @producersguild #ProducedBy2018 #ProducedBy— Digital LA (@DigitalLA) June 9, 2018
Kevin Feige on Chris Hemworth and Thor: 'He's fun. He's not just this incredible Adonis. Which he also is.'— Digital LA (@DigitalLA) June 9, 2018
Developing Thor 3 after Cap got supporting characters, Chris said to Kevin: 'Mate, who am I getting?' So Hulk and other characters added to Ragnarok
Kevin Feige on diversity: 'It's something that is necessary to continue to tell stories. You don't want to look around the room and see everybody looks like you. It is detrimental to the project'— Digital LA (@DigitalLA) June 9, 2018
He adds: There are more women on the track to leadership at Marvel #ProducedBy2018
The notion that all of these films should be different.— Digital LA (@DigitalLA) June 9, 2018
After the grand epic Infinity War: 'it felt right to do a fun family buddy movie' which is Antman and the Wasp@producersguild #ProducedBy2018 #ProducedBy
On Miss Marvel after Capitan Marvel: We wanted to get Captain Marvel out there first so that there is something for a young Muslim girl to get inspired by - Kevin Feige @producersguild #ProducedBy2018 #ProducedBy pic.twitter.com/VScZpAFRjP— Digital LA (@DigitalLA) June 9, 2018
Black Panther had to succeed to show African American films can do well around the world, disproving a Hollywood myth. 'What that movie needed to do was destroy a myth.' - Feige. It did, leading by example and paving the way for more @producersguild #ProducedBy2018 #ProducedBy— Digital LA (@DigitalLA) June 9, 2018
Audience question: Marvel has had men directors for its past 20 some movies. Can the next 20 feature women to balance?— Digital LA (@DigitalLA) June 9, 2018
KF: I can't promise you that all 20 future Marvel movies will have women directors, but a lot of them will @producersguild #ProducedBy2018 #ProducedBy
What next after Avengers IW2? Kevin Feige says he is working on:— Digital LA (@DigitalLA) June 9, 2018
- Continuing stories of characters you're familiar with
- Different incarnations of characters you know
- Introducing completely new characters you never heard of before (unless ur a comics fan) #ProducedBy2018