Marvel Television is the less successful sibling of Marvel Studios, like Randy Quaid or the other Hemsworths, whose names no one is quite sure. (Reginald? Chauncey?) There was always a feeling that Marvel’s film industry was somehow ashamed of the TV movie – Daredevil I can refer to the time when a huge green man in stretchy pants flipped some cars in Harlem, but the Avengers never mention the agents of SHIELD who are saving the world from cheap looking blue aliens. And now, Marvel Television is officially being killed and replaced with a series of Marvel Studios shows where the overall selling point is, “Hey, look, characters you’ve actually heard of! These do Matter!”
How did an idea like this come about (TV shows in the same universe as some of the most successful films ever made)? Basically, thanks to a little drama among the rich bastards who are responsible for your favorite superheroes.
Mark Ruffalo says Feige was considering leaving the Marvel Sauce Train because Perlmutter insisted that no one would watch a movie starring a superhero, presumably for fear of catching super cooties. But by 2015 Feige had enough Scrooge McDuck cash bins for Disney to hear his voice, so they granted his wish: to stop dealing with Mother-of-Pearl. From that point on, Feige and Marvel Studios reportedly reported directly to Mickey Mouse, while Perlmutter continued to be in charge of the TV shows (and comics Disney probably forgot about).
At this point, the rivalry between the Feige Gang and the mother-of-pearl began to invade the shows. SHIELD agentsThe first two seasons had cameos from MCU actors like Cobie Smulders, Jaimie Alexander and even Samuel L. Jackson, as well as direct links to films like Captain America: winter soldier and Thor: The dark world. And then … nothing. They couldn’t even get a cameo from the player Galaga in the The avengers At this point. Or worse, Jeremy Renner.
SHIELD agents I couldn’t acknowledge that half of all life in the universe was torn away by in the end Avengers: Infinity War because the writers themselves had no idea it was going to happen. At first, the scripts were thoroughly reviewed by Marvel Studios, but for the last few seasons it sure sounds like no one paid any attention: