Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige said that the studio recently held a meeting to discuss the rules of the multiverse.
Spoilers ahead for the season one finale of Loki.
The season finale of Loki ended on a huge cataclysmic event that will literally change the direction of the Marvel Cinematic Universe going forward. Essentially, the season ended with the Loki variant Sylvie opening up the multiverse, allowing an infinite amount of timelines to spawn from the so-called “sacred timeline”. The decision clearly sets up Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness, and to a degree Spider-Man: No Way Home, which is set to feature Toby Maguire and Andrew Garfield.
The multiverse holds serious ramifications for the Marvel Cinematic Universe and could clearly become complicated for a studio that’s already juggling well over a dozen storylines and characters at a given time. Speaking with the D23 Disney Insider Podcast, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige revealed that the studio held a meeting to discuss the wider implications of the multiverse, as well as the rules that would have to be followed.
“As you indicated before we started recording, the multiverse is coming up in a big way. There’s interconnectivity there that people have already started to see and suss out and I had a meeting this morning with the whole broad Marvel Studios team going through the multiverse and the rules of the multiverse and exactly how to really deliver on the excitement surrounding the multiverse. Because like with so much with Marvel, that is a topic—when we first had Sam Jackson appear in a cameo at the end of Iron Man. I thought it would be a relatively small group of people that were excited by that and that we’d have to then educate a broader public about what that meant and who Nick Fury was, but almost instantly, if you remember, way back to the Summer of 2008: it ignited everyone’s imagination.”
Kevin Feige continued by revealing how the multiverse can get complicated and that Marvel Studios now has a whiteboard where they can map out the different timelines and multiverses that are being explored.
“We used to not need [a whiteboard] because it really was just all in our collective imaginations at the studio. Just before the pandemic, we started going, ‘You know, maybe we need a big whiteboard’ and then we all went into our houses.”
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Here is the synopsis for Loki:
In Marvel Studios’ “Loki,” the mercurial villain Loki (Tom Hiddleston) resumes his role as the God of Mischief in a new series that takes place after the events of “Avengers: Endgame.”
Directed by Kate Herron, with Michael Waldron serving as head writer, the upcoming series stars Tom Hiddleston, Sophia Di Martino, Owen Wilson, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
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Source: D23 Inside Disney