The architect of the Marvel Cinematic Universe just got a big promotion: Kevin Feige has been named Chief Creative Officer, Marvel.
According to Deadline, this means Feige will now oversee the creative storytelling direction of not just the movies but all TV, animation and publishing efforts. He will remain president of Marvel Studios. Marvel TV and Marvel Family Entertainment, which produces Marvel’s live-action and animated TV shows, respectively, are being moved under the Marvel Studios banner.
Deadline reports that Feige’s new position will see all creative executives reporting to him; Marvel Entertainment President Dan Buckley will report to Feige on all publishing creative and editorial endeavors, and also continue to oversee publishing operations, sales, creative services, games, licensing and events, where he’ll still be reporting to Marvel Entertainment Chairman Ike Perlmutter. Joe Quesada will still report to Buckley in his role as EVP and creative director for Marvel Entertainment. Feige will continue to report to Walt Disney Co-Chairman and Chief Creative Officer Alan Horn and Co-Chairman Alan Bergman.