Kevin Feige: Disney's man for superheroes


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A week ago, the film producer immortalized himself on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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los AngelesHis baseball cap with the "A" for Avenger on his head, his hands in the wet cement – a week ago, Kevin Feige immortalized his handprint in Hollywood, now it is clear: The 45-year-old has his place in the Olympus of Hollywood legends also financially earned.

The president of the Disney subsidiary Marvel Studios has broken records with "Avengers: Endgame": On the first weekend, the film played around 1.2 billion dollars worldwide. In Canada and the US alone, "Endgame" spent $ 350 million in the first few days. Kevin Feige has "far exceeded the imagination of what's possible in the cinema," praised Alan Horn, chairman of Disney.

Endgame is the 22nd Marvel Superhero movie to feature "Hulk," "Spider-Man," "Captain America," and "Iron Man." Behind him is Kevin Feige for two decades. Producer Lauren Shuler Donner had discovered him in the 90s when he was still a student. In 2000, he moved to Marvel, where he rose in 2007 as president. Since 2009, the superhero company belongs to the Disney group, which left Feige at his post.

Observers wonder after the brilliant start, whether the film can break the record of "Avatar – departure for Pandora" (2009). The most successful movie ever made $ 2.8 billion.

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