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Warner Chairman say DC movies are much ‘edgier’ than Marvel’s…

March 5th, 2015 by Marc Comments


While Marvel undoubtedly have the edge on DC in the film stakes in regards to how many have been released, Warner Bros chairman-CEO Kevin Tsujihara sees the two as being very different animals.

Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, Tsujihara said: “The worlds of DC are very different.”

“They’re steeped in realism, and they’re a little bit edgier than Marvel’s movies.”

Given the look and feel of Man of Steel, this is something we will not only not argue with, but that we have said many, many times before.

“The key thing,” he continues, “Is that the movies and the television shows and the games, everything looks very different… you have to be able to take advantage of the diversity of these characters.”

Differing greatly from the Marvel approach, DC have used the idea of different universes and created shows like Arrow, Gotham and Constantine that stand alone and will never be part of the movie universe but still more than hold their own.

Tsujihara also believes that audiences will not suffer from ‘superhero fatigue’ so long as they manage to keep that different look and feel alive and well.

He added that: “The big franchises are becoming more and more valuable. You don’t have to explain to the consumer what a ‘Batman v Superman’ is.”

Obviously saying that, despite the Marvel V DC rivalry that exists – more among the fans than the companies – they are confident that Dawn of Justice will more than deliver the goods.

Let the debate rage on…

Source: Variety

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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….

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