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It is an ironic coincidence that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been battling some of the most heated criticism the franchise has ever experienced around the same time Justin Roiland’s allegations nearly derailed rick and morty completely, as several of the animated favorite’s alumni have made the jump into Kevin Feige’s outfit.
Jessica Gao headlined She-Hulk: Lawyer as showrunner, which ranks as the lowest-rated film or television project of the entire Marvel Studios era when it comes to Rotten Tomatoes audience scores. Similarly, Jeff Loveness has come under constant fire for writing Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumaniathat has had an adverse effect on Avengers: The Kang Dynasty exaggeration as a result.
michael waldron may have earned much praise for guiding the first season of Lokibut he took a lot of blows after Doctor strange in the multiverse of madnessand the enthusiasm for secret wars fell through when he was revealed to be the scribe behind the grand finale of the Multiverse Saga.
With that in mind, the reactions to Waldron’s resumption of his development deal with Disney and Marvel have generated precisely the kind of reactions you’d expect.
Waldron was also tapped to write Kevin Feige. Star Wars blockbuster before it was thrown on the development scrap heap like so many before it, so he’s evidently one of the MCU architect’s favorite creatives of the moment. Of course, that doesn’t mean the fandom should be equally enamored, but the best way to prove the skeptics wrong is to offer Phase Five and Six content that manages to unite the divided masses for a change.