UPDATE: The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Jeph Loeb is leaving Marvel Television in the wake of Kevin Feige’s takeover. He is expected to announce his exit by Thanksgiving. Our original story follows below.
Marvel Television head Jeph Loeb will reportedly resign following Kevin Feige’s takeover as Chief Creative Officer, Marvel.
After working as a writer on series including Smallville and Heroes, Jeph Leob became the head of Marvel Television in 2010. Under Jeph Loeb’s leadership, Marvel Television developed a number of shows set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and The Defenders, while Kevin Feige oversaw the feature film corner of the franchise.
However, news of Kevin Feige assuming creative control of the television and publishing divisions as Marvel Entertainment’s Chief Creative Officer left fans wondering what role Jeph Leob would play under the structure. Now, Variety reports that sources say Jeph Loeb is expected to resign as head of Marvel Television in the coming weeks and will be available for a new overall deal with another company.
During Jeph Loeb’s tenure as the head of Marvel Television, the company was in the midst of developing projects that included a Helstrom series for Hulu. Now that Kevin Feige has executive control over the television divisions, the Marvel CCO and his team will make a decision on the future of these shows on a case-by-case basis.
Are you glad to see Kevin Feige take control of all Marvel divisions? How do you think Jeph Loeb did as Marvel TV’s head? Should any characters from the Jeph Loeb era stay in the MCU? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!
Marvel Studios’ upcoming slate of films includes Black Widow, The Eternals, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, and Thor: Love and Thunder. In addition to the aforementioned feature films, Marvel Studios is developing several shows for Disney Plus including The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, WandaVision, Loki, What If…?, Hawkeye, Ms. Marvel, Moon Knight, and She-Hulk.
Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Jeph Loeb’s future and Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige’s plans!
New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team
DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".
"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.
These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.
You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".
Here is the official synopsis for season two:
In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.
The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.
Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.
Source: DC Universe