Kevin Feige at Disney's Upfront Presentation
Kevin Feige, the head of Marvel Studios, came out in public to show support for Disney's upfront presentation to advertisers on Tuesday in New York City.
Tatiana Maslany's She-Hulk: Attorney at Law teaser and premiere date were among the MCU treats Feige provided, as was the announcement that Loki Season 2 will go into production in the coming weeks and feature the return of the whole cast. Nick Fury, Samuel L. Jackson introduced the Secret Invasion teaser while Tatiana Maslany introduced a new She-Hulk commercial. But Feige didn't do it alone.
Loki is the most-watched Marvel Studios show on Disney+, according to Feige.“Being part of a company like Disney provides so many incredible opportunities for customers,” Feige told the audience. “And since the launch of Disney+ in late 2019, our team has been able to extend and expand our storytelling in a whole new way. When we were first asked to start working on programming for Disney+, we knew we wanted to weave together storylines between the films and our series that are part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or the MCU, as a whole. From the six series we’ve watched so far, we’ve introduced fantastic new characters, but we’ve also been able to dive deeper into the lives of the backstories of some of the MCU’s favorite superheroes.”
“Now finally seeing the results of this interconnectivity between Disney+ and the feature films leading up to the theatrical release of Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness (2022) following WandaVision (2021).', according to Marvel CEO Kevin Feige.
It follows Jennifer Walters, a 30-year-old lawyer who also happens to be a green 6-foot-7-inch superpowered behemoth, as she navigates the difficult life of a single, thirty-something attorney who is. Mark Ruffalo as Smart Hulk, Tim Roth as Emil Blonsky/the Abomination, and Benedict Wong as Wong will star in the nine-episode series, which premieres Aug. 17. Ginger Gonzaga, Josh Segarra, Jameela Jamil, Jon Bass, and Renée Elise Goldsberry all appear in the film as supporting players. Kevin Feige, Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum, Kat Coiro, and Jessica Gao are the executive producers of the project. Wendy Jacobson and Jennifer Booth are the show's co-executive producers.