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Kevin Feige explains why the MCU TV and cinematic shows can’t cross over…

May 21st, 2016 by Marc Comments

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Among all the news right now about the rift between the MCU’s movie and TV devisions (here), it may be an idea to look back at comments made by the president of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige.

Feige explained why shows like Agents of SHIELD and Daredevil (and the rest of the Netflix shows) will likely not become part of the cinematic continuity.

“It’s about finding the right way to do that,” Feige said.

“And the honest answer is, movies are developed so far in advance that a lot of those things [Inhumans, Hydra monsters, etc.] weren’t done when we started to film [Captain America: Civil War].”

“Or, if we were to do something in a film that absolutely handcuffs what the team can do in season 2 of whatever show, they don’t want to be handcuffed. They shouldn’t be handcuffed. It’s just finding the right time and right place to do it.”

Reading between the lines, we get the feeling that he’s saying it’s pretty much a no go. That the logistics may be nearly impossible to line up – basically, don’t be expecting it any time soon.

Though he absolutely would love to see it: “I love seeing as many heroes as possible interacting and surprising fans with their presence but, like Spider-Man, Ant-Man and Black Panther in this movie, like Falcon inAnt-Man, it just has to be absolutely blended with the story at hand, and not just, ‘Hey who is that who just drove past?’ That would be easy. We could do that in post—but that, I think, does a disservice to the characters.”

We reckon if there’s one company that could put their heads together and make this happen it’s Marvel. And we’re really starting to understand why DC have very separate universes on TV and cinema…

Source: i09

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….