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Kevin Feige Held Big Meeting About the MCU’s Multiverse Plans At Marvel Studios

July 17, 2021 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

The multiverse is coming to the MCU, and Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige has revealed that there’s a lot of planning taking place for it. Speaking on the D23 Inside Disney Podcast, Feige discussed the studio’s approach to the multiverse thus far and hinted at more coming up.

The multiverse has been mentioned in films like Dr. Strange (by the Ancient One) and Spider-Man: No Way Home (by Mysterio), but it came in in a big way with Loki and will continue to be seen in Dr. Strange: In the Multiverse of Madness. You can see some highlights from Feige’s comments below, courtesy of The Direct:

On ramping up the multiverse from here: “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.”

On slowly building up the concept in films like Dr. Strange and Spider-Man: Far From Home: “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 … In the same way, the multiverse is something we geek out about and we really love all the storytelling potential it brings, but thought we had to dull out what it was and introducing the concept even briefly in Doctor Strange and then as a fakeout in Spider-Man: Far From Home.”

On the development of the multiverse: “I will tell you something: It is more than just fans that are following along with the multiverse storyline. It’s really exciting even to see it mid-way through the Loki series now, as people respond to the possibilities.”