Marvel Entertainment’s Jeph Loeb reveals the studio will follow the release of Iron Man: Rise of Technovore with an animated direct-to-DVD movie featuring Black Widow and the Punisher.
Marvel Animation will expand into direct-to-DVD movies in April with Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United, which sees Tony Stark and Bruce Banner team up to fight the classic Hulk villain Zzzax. Adrian Pasdar and Fred Tatasciore reprise their voice roles as the two superheroes.
Teasing a few details about ABC’s newly greenlit S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot, Joss Whedon stressed that the planned series will be largely “autonomous” from the storylines of Marvel’s blockbuster Avengers and its upcoming sequel.
Joe Quesada, Marvel’s chief creative officer, and Jeph Loeb, the head of television, confirm development of an animated Avengers Assemble, but don’t comment on the fate of The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes — or even on which channel the new series will appear.
Marvel Head of Television Jeph Loeb announced today at Comic-Con International that a show is being developed for ABC Family starring Bobbi Morse. He also revealed that a new Hulk animated series is in the works, and that Luke Cage and Carol Danvers will appear on AKA Jessica Jones.
Here’s a piece of entirely wild, utterly uninformed speculation: I think we’re going to see some more movement for television shows based upon DC Comics properties very soon. Why, you wonder? Well, I’m glad you asked. Let me share my suspicions below the fold.
Wondering if Marvel would ever do anything with their new Disney connections to move onto the small screen? The answer may have come in the form of Jeph Loeb being announced as the company’s new Head of Television.