Written by Jude Terror
on Saturday, May 24 2014 and posted in News with Benefits
Has Marvel Studios done something stupid today?
Source: Latino Review
Yesterday, Marvel did something to drive Scott Pilgrim director Edgar Wright, who had been working on an Ant-Man movie for the company since 2006, off that project. Today, Latino Review reports that Drew Goddard, who was slated to write the pilot and serve as showrunner and executive producer for the Daredevil Netflix series, has also left his project with Marvel. There's no real details on either departure (other than creative differences), but driving two visionaries off the high-profile projects they were attached to can't be a good sign.
Yeah, yeah, I know. We don't really know what happened. Maybe these guys were "difficult to work with." The corporate overlords at Marvel who gave us the Avengers can do no wrong! How dare you besmirch (BESMIRCH) the great profession of journalism with negativity and speculation?!
Luckily, being a blogger and not a journalist, I can just call it like I see it. And it looks to this reporter to be the ol' "executives know more about creativity than actual creative people" rearing its ugly head again, and it's worrying for the future of the Marvel cinematic universe. Panic! Panic! AIIIEEEEE!
Moreso in the case of Wright. Goddard is doing Sinister Six, so scheduling conflicts could be at play here too.
We'll keep you updated when we learn more.
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