By Cameron Bonomolo – December 7, 2019 10:29 pm EST Share 0 Comments 0 The secret to Marvel Studios’ success is making a “great movie” with or without characters as well-known as Spider-Man, according to studio president and Marvel chief creative officer Kevin Feige. The once independent studio, now owned by Disney, found blockbuster success with the formerly B-list Iron Man — brought to life by Robert Downey Jr. — before turning Captain America, Thor and the Avengers into A-list movie stars. Following the success of the Infinity Saga-closing Avengers: Endgame, the highest-grossing movie in history with nearly $3 billion in box office receipts, Feige says Marvel will continue to take risks with lesser-known Marvel Comics heroes who will next headline Marvel Studios’ Phase 4 across projects like The Eternals and Shang-Chi. “I’ll let you in on a secret: you’ve just got to make a great movie. You just have to work very hard to make a great movie,” Feige said during Brazil’s CCXP19. “People did not know Iron Man — I think some of you might have known Iron Man, the people at the biggest pop culture festival in the world knew Iron Man before we made the movie… Read full this story
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