Marvel Studios will now be a part of the Walt Disney Studios with Marvel president Kevin Feige reporting to chairman Alan Horn. Co-President Louis D’Esposito will also report to Horn. Many of the film-related functions will move to Burbank where the Walt Disney Studios are located.
Marvel’s TV group, publishing, animation and other departments will continue to report to Isaac “Ike” Perlmutter, Marvel Entertainment’s CEO.
A Disney spokesperson said, “Marvel Studios is taking the next logical step in its integration with The Walt Disney Studios, joining Pixar and Lucasfilm in centralizing many of its film-related functions in Burbank, with Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige and co-president Louis D’Esposito continuing to lead the Marvel Studios team reporting to Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn.”
Disney and Marvel have already announced a lineup of films through 2019.
News source: The Hollywood Reporter
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