Marvel has always had the problem of explaining why characters rarely go beyond their subjective titles. With projects like The Avengers, Captain America: Civil War & The Eternals show many superstars coming together, it still leaves solo projects hanging.
The MCU released their latest flick Shang Chi & The Legends Of The Ten Rings. With The Eternals still waiting for its release and Hawkeye’s Disney+ series underway, the problem of characters not showing up in other’s movies.
Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige says that fans should not even expect the appearance of other characters in solo projects. His reason for saying that is how Marvel usually takes interconnected storytelling into consideration before doing projects.
Feige talked about the topic during a press conference. He said that cameos are fine here and there, but they’re not the priority at all. Feige said that he believes in the projects being about the story of the character, and if they focused on the cameos, it would not do justice to the storytelling.
Marvel is the world outside your window. And in the Marvel comics, yeah, Spidey could swing by at any moment, the Fantastic Four could come flying down. But even in the comics, it’s, ‘What is the story you’re telling?’ And that’s really what always has to be the primary focus. Which, in this case, is very much Clint and Kate; getting to know more about Clint, and getting to meet and know Kate, and everything in this series is focused towards that.
Marvel has always had incredible potential for superhero cameos. This has been the foundation since Movie 1, since the post-credit scenes reveal how another hero is springing into action with another development in the universe.
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