Disney seems unstoppable, intoxicated by the success of its licenses. Licenses now available on Disney +, its SVOD platform, and a huge critical success for The Mandalorian, drawn from the Star Wars universe. But Disney also owns Marvel and its next production is none other than WandaVision, available from January 15 at the rate of one episode per week for nine in total . The first series of phase 4 of the MCU, the latter takes place in a peaceful American suburb, while the Scarlet Witch and Vision are immersed in an alternate reality, parody of old sitcoms.
And for MCU boss Kevin Feige, The Mandalorian largely inspired WandaVision, LRM reports.
The two Disney properties therefore have a lot in common according to the producer.
Kevin Feige congratulates the work done for The Mandalorian
It was during a virtual press conference that Kevin Feige spoke about the work of The Mandalorian, which inspired WandaVision. The man praises the special effects of the Star Wars program and explains that the technology used was the same on the set of the Marvel series.
Kevin Feige believes that the MCU will continue to use it in the future thanks to its very realistic rendering. As a reminder, the future Obi-Wan Kenobi series uses the same technology with various LED screens called Stagecraft.
Kevin Feige also decided to opt for the format of The Mandalorian, namely one episode per week to unite viewers, where Netflix prefers to publish everything at once, in general . A television format well received by Disney + subscribers, who can then take their time. But the boss of the MCU wants to make it clear, however, that the Marvel series are as important as the films to come, like Black Widow, Thor Love and Thunder, etc. Soon, spectators will discover the spin-off on Loki and Falcon and the Winter Soldier.
The MCU executive also believes that Disney has the world's best proven marketing strategy with The Mandalorian . The filming of WandaVision would have taken place, according to the man, with “ fun ” as credo, “ because if you are not having fun, what is the point? ".