Future Marvel Crew

This is a list of crew members of whom I think will make great crew members for the future Marvel films. In particular, Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America & The Avengers. The list will start with directors, then screenwriters, then cinematographers, then production designers, then editors then composers and finishes with additional cast members.
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Kathryn Bigelow
Director, The Hurt Locker
A very talented painter, Kathryn spent two years at the San Francisco Art Institute. At 20, she won a scholarship to the Whitney Museum's Independent Study Program. She was given a studio in a former Offtrack Betting building, literally in an old bank vault, where she made art and waited to be critiqued by people like Richard Serra...
“ She has a good attention to detail. It will be nice to have a Marvel film directed by a girl. ” - tupolev72
Brad Bird
Writer, Ratatouille
Phillip Bradley "Brad" Bird is an American director, screenwriter, animator, producer and occasional voice actor, known for both animated and live-action films. Bird was born in Kalispell, Montana, the youngest of four children of Marjorie A. (née Cross) and Philip Cullen Bird. His father worked in the propane business...
“ Since has wrote and directed a great animated superhero film, which would be, "The Incredibles," (2004) and he has recently proven himself a worthy live-action film director, he can put those two skills to good use again for Marvel films. ” - tupolev72
“ In, "District 9," (2009), there was a machine that worked a lot like the Iron Man suit, so he would be a good Iron Man director. ” - tupolev72
“ Because he directed the excellent monster film, "The Host," (2006) he would make a great Hulk director. He also made a good film with Chris Evans and because of that, they should make a Captain America film together. ” - tupolev72
Chris Carter
Writer, The X-Files
Born and raised in Bellflower, California, Chris Carter graduated from the California State University at Long Beach with a degree in journalism. Formerly a freelance journalist and editor of "Surfing" magazine, Carter began his career as a screenwriter in 1985 at The Walt Disney Studios. In 1992 Carter began developing projects for Twentieth Century Fox Television...
“ Due to the fact that he wrote and directed many episodes for the legendary sci-fi series he created, "The X-Files," (1993 TV Series), he can put this good work to good use for a Marvel film. He also wrote two great, "X-Files," films as well. ” - tupolev72
“ He has directed a few Marvel shorts that were good, which makes him another good choice for a director. ” - tupolev72
Jan de Bont
Cinematographer, Die Hard
Jan de Bont was born in the Netherlands to a Roman Catholic Dutch family on the 22 of October 1943. He has always had a creative mind and good mentality for camera techniques and soon got into film as a popular cinematographer. He worked on a huge number of films before finding himself on the production of the film Speed...
“ The first two films he directed proves that he's another good action director. But after the failure of, "Speed 2: Cruise Control," (1997), his career as a director collapsed. His career can be revived by directing another great Marvel film. ” - tupolev72
Guillermo del Toro
Guillermo del Toro was born October 9, 1964 in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico. Raised by his Catholic grandmother, del Toro developed an interest in filmmaking in his early teens. Later, he learned about makeup and effects from the legendary Dick Smith (The Exorcist) and worked on making his own short films...
“ Due to the fact that he recently directed, "Pacific Rim," (2013) another awesome Iron Man like film, he has proved himself worthy to be another great Iron Man director. ” - tupolev72
Roland Emmerich
Roland Emmerich is a German film director and producer of blockbuster films like The Day After Tomorrow, Godzilla, Independence Day and The Patriot. Before fame, he originally wanted to be a production designer, but decided to be a director, after watching the original Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. Emmerich began his career in his native Germany...
“ He directed the film, "Independence Day," (1996), whose plot was similar to, "The Avengers," (2012) which makes him another great, "Avengers" director. ” - tupolev72
Paul Greengrass
Paul Greengrass started his filmmaking career with a super 8 camera he found in his art room in secondary school. Those short movies were animation horror films he made using old dolls, artist dummies, and the general art room clutter. After studying in Cambridge University he got into Granada Television...
“ He has directed great action films, which makes him another great Marvel director. ” - tupolev72
Christopher Nolan
Best known for his cerebral, often nonlinear storytelling, acclaimed writer-director Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970 in London, England. Over the course of 15 years of filmmaking, Nolan has gone from low-budget independent films to working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made. At 7 years old...
“ He directed three great superhero films that will make him a great Marvel director. ” - tupolev72
Peter Jackson
Peter Jackson was born as an only child in a small coast-side town in New Zealand in 1961. When a friend of his parents bought him a super 8 movie camera (because she saw how much he enjoyed taking photos), the then eight-year-old Peter instantly grabbed the thing to start recording his own movies, which he made with his friends...
“ Because he directed a great monster film, "King Kong," (2006) he would make a great Hulk director. ” - tupolev72
Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Director, Amélie
Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a self-taught director who was very quickly interested by cinema, with a predilection for a fantastic cinema where form is as important as the subject. Thus he started directing TV commercials and video clips (such as Julien Clerc in 1984). At the same time he met designer/drawer Marc Caro with whom he made two short animation movies: L'évasion and Le manège...
“ His style of keeping things in sequels close to those in their predecessors is pretty good, making him another good sequel director. ” - tupolev72
“ His work for, "V For Vendetta," (2005) proves that he's good at working with masks, which makes him another good Marvel director. ” - tupolev72
“ He is the best, "Torchwood," (2006 TV Series) director by far. So that style would work well with a Marvel film. ” - tupolev72
Ridley Scott
Producer, Blade Runner
Ridley Scott was born on November 30, 1937 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear (then County Durham). His father was an officer in the Royal Engineers and the family followed him as his career posted him throughout the United Kingdom and Europe before they eventually returned to Teesside. Scott wanted to...
“ He has directed numerous sci-fi and action films that are awesome, that he could do that great work for these Marvel films. He would be best at directing Thor films, because he directed the critically acclaimed, "Gladiator," (2000) & "Kingdom of Heaven (2005) as their time settings are close to those of Thor. ” - tupolev72
Tony Scott
Director, Top Gun
Tony Scott was a British-born film director and producer. He was the youngest of three brothers, one of whom is fellow film director Ridley Scott. He was born in North Shields, Northumberland, England to parents Jean and Colonel Francis Percy Scott. As a result of his father's career in the British military...
“ If he was still alive, he would be a great Marvel director. ” - tupolev72
Jim Sheridan
Jim Sheridan is a master story-teller, and an acclaimed film director of few films, but good films nevertheless. Born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1949, Sheridan moved to America in 1982, meeting a man who invited him to run the Irish Arts Center. He found a place to live in Hell's Kitchen, New York City...
Zack Snyder
Director, 300
Zachary Edward "Zack" Snyder (born March 1, 1966) is an American film director, film producer, and screenwriter, best known for action and science fiction films. Snyder made his feature film debut with the 2004 remake Dawn of the Dead and has gone on to be known for his comic book movies and superhero films...
“ He has directed, "Man of Steel," (2013) one of the best superhero films I've seen. He would be another great Marvel director. ” - tupolev72
Steven Spielberg
Undoubtedly one of the most influential film personalities in the history of film, Steven Spielberg is perhaps Hollywood's best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. Spielberg has countless big-grossing, critically acclaimed credits to his name, as producer, director and writer...
Lilly Wachowski
Writer, The Matrix
Director, writer and producer Lilly Wachowski was born in 1967 in Chicago as Andrew Wachowski, the son of Lynne, a nurse and painter and Ron, a businessman. Lilly was educated at Kellogg Elementary School in Chicago, before moving on to Whitney Young High School. After graduating from high school, she attended Emerson College in Boston, but dropped out...
“ Both he and his sister Lana are very creative in the sci-fi genre, which makes them another great team for Marvel films. ” - tupolev72
Lana Wachowski
Writer, The Matrix
Lana Wachowski and her sister Lilly Wachowski, (also known as 'The Wachowskis') are the duo behind ground-breaking movies such as The Matrix and Cloud Atlas. Born to mother Lynne, a nurse, and father Ron, a businessman of Polish descent, Wachowski grew up in Chicago and formed a tight creative relationship with her sister Lilly...
“ Both she and her brother Andy are very creative in the sci-fi genre, which makes them another great team for Marvel films. ” - tupolev72
Joe Wright
Director, Atonement
“ He directed the film, "Hanna," (2011) whose plot is close to a superhero film, so he would make a great Marvel director. ” - tupolev72
Russell T. Davies
Writer, Doctor Who
Russell T Davies was born in Swansea, Wales (UK) in 1963. After initially taking a BBC Television director's course in the 1980s, he briefly moved in front of the cameras to present a single episode of the BBC's version of the Australian young children's show "Play School" in 1987, before deciding that his abilities lay in production rather than presenting...
“ His work for 28 Days Later & Sunshine is very original. His great work on the originality of his screenplays would make great Marvel films. He also wrote Dredd, another great superhero film. ” - tupolev72
“ Since he wrote the superhero-like film, "Hanna" (2011) he would make a great Marvel writer as well. ” - tupolev72
Barry Ackroyd
Cinematographer, The Hurt Locker
“ His outstanding handheld camerawork for, "The Hurt Locker," (2008) proves that he will be another good Marvel cinematograper, because handheld camerawork adds more suspense to a film ” - tupolev72
John S. Bartley
Cinematographer, The X-Files
“ Since he is one of the best X-Files cinematographers, he would be a good choice if a Marvel film would be shot in an X-Files style. ” - tupolev72
Bojan Bazelli
Cinematographer, The Lone Ranger
Cinematographer Bojan Bazelli, ASC is a master image maker working at the forefront of today's most high profile, visually progressive films. Bazelli most recently wrapped principal photography on director Gore Verbinski's Cure for Wellness, which opens in theaters Feb. 17, 2017. The director-DP duo previously collaborated on The Lone Ranger...
Affonso Beato
Cinematographer, The Queen
Paul Cameron
Cinematographer, Collateral
“ He good at disorientating camerawork, especially in, "Man on Fire," (2004), which proves he's good at that camerawork, which makes him another good Marvel cinematographer, especially for Hulk films. ” - tupolev72
Rodney Charters
Cinematographer, 24
“ Thanks to his great work at making 2-3 different cameras point at one character at different angles at the same time for the TV Series, "24," (2001 TV Series), he would make a great Marvel cinematographer. ” - tupolev72
Enrique Chediak
Cinematographer, 127 Hours
“ He is a good monster cinematographer, thanks to his work for 28 Weeks Later. He would make a great Hulk director. ” - tupolev72
Simon Duggan
Cinematographer, The Great Gatsby
“ His camerawork for, "I, Robot," (2004) makes him qualify to be another great Marvel cinematographer. ” - tupolev72
Robert Elswit
Cinematographer, There Will Be Blood
Robert Elswit is an American cinematographer. He is best known for Boogie Nights (1997), Magnolia (1999), Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), There Will Be Blood (2007), Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011), Inherent Vice (2014), and Nightcrawler (2014). Elswit frequently works with director Paul Thomas Anderson and has worked with George Clooney several times...
“ Her awesome cinematography for White House Down proves that she'll be a great Marvel cinematographer, especially for an Iron Man film. It'll be interesting to have a Marvel film shot by a girl. ” - tupolev72
Greig Fraser
Cinematographer, Foxcatcher
Shane Hurlbut
Cinematographer, Terminator Salvation
Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C., is a world-renowned cinematographer who shoots multimillion dollar blockbuster films. Shane brings a level of unparalleled passion and excitement to everything he does. He is an innovative cinematic pioneer that deploys new techniques on every project to challenge him and enhance the quality of his work...
Darius Khondji
Cinematographer, Amour
Alwin H. Küchler
Cinematographer, Divergent
“ He good at disorientating camerawork, especially in Hanna, which proves he's good at that camerawork, which makes him another good Marvel cinematographer, especially for Hulk films. ” - tupolev72
“ He's a great cinematographer and because he shot two great films whose plots are close to the Hulk, he would be a great Hulk cinematographer. ” - tupolev72
Emmanuel Lubezki
Cinematographer, Gravity
Lubezki began his career in Mexican film and television productions in the late 1980s. His first international production was the 1993 independent film Twenty Bucks, which followed the journey of a single twenty-dollar bill. Lubezki is a frequent collaborator with fellow Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón...
“ His outstanding rollercoaster camerawork for Gravity proves that he will be another good Marvel cinematographer, because rollercoaster camerawork adds more fun to a film. ” - tupolev72
Phedon Papamichael
Cinematographer, The Pursuit of Happyness
Phedon Papamichael, an award winning Cinematographer, was born in Athens, Greece and moved with his family to Germany, where in 1982 he completed his education in Fine Arts, in Munich. Working as a photojournalist brought Phedon to NYC in 1983, where he started crossing over into cinematography. His first short film...
Bill Roe
Cinematographer, The X-Files
“ Since he is one of the best X-Files cinematographers, he would be another good choice if a Marvel film would be shot in an X-Files style. ” - tupolev72
David Tattersall
Cinematographer, The Green Mile
Manuel Teran
Cinematographer, District B13
“ Since most of the Marvel films are rollercoaster rides, you need a cinematographer capable of rollercoaster camerawork. John is one of those cinematographers. ” - tupolev72
Alex Thomson
Cinematographer, Alien³
Alex Thomson entered the film industry in 1946. He worked as regular camera operator to Nicolas Roeg in the 1960s before becoming a director of photography in 1968. His career suffered a hiatus in the mid 1970s when he was injured after falling off a camera rostrum on the set of Jesus Christ Superstar. He was nominated for an Oscar in 1982 for his cinematography on Excalibur
“ If he was still alive, he would be another great Marvel cinematographer. ” - tupolev72
Dennis Gassner
Production Designer, The Truman Show
Sarah Greenwood
Production Designer, Sherlock Holmes
“ She is good at making the production design match the theme of the plot of a film, especially in the superhero-like film, "Hanna," (2011). ” - tupolev72
Uli Hanisch
Production Designer, Cloud Atlas
Arthur Max
Production Designer, Gladiator
A native New Yorker who worked as a Stage Lighting Designer in the late 1960s and early 1970s in the music industry, and then, after studying architecture in England and Italy, went on to do several architectural design projects in London. He entered British film as an assistant to several British Production Designers in the mid-1980s...
Owen Paterson
Production Designer, The Matrix
“ Since he is one the best, X-Files editors, he would be a good choice if a Marvel film would be edited in an X-Files style. ” - tupolev72
“ His good work for The Invasion was Hulk-like editing, which makes him another good Hulk editor. ” - tupolev72
“ Since his editing for Pacific Rim, an Iron Man-like film was good, it proves that he'll be another great Iron Man editor as well as a good Hulk editor as well. ” - tupolev72
“ He is good at creating tension, which will make any Marvel film more exciting. ” - tupolev72
“ Since she is one the best, X-Files editors, she would be another good choice if a Marvel film would be edited in an X-Files style. ” - tupolev72
Pietro Scalia
Editor, Gladiator
Though he's cut celluloid for some of the best in the business, chances are many film lovers wouldn't even recognize the name Pietro Scalia in a lineup of Hollywood's best film editors. Born in Sicily in 1960, Scalia resided in Switzerland before heading to Los Angeles to continue his education. After receiving his M.F.A...
“ Thanks to his great editing for Inception, he'll be another great Marvel editor. ” - tupolev72
“ He good at disorientating editing, especially in, "Hanna," (2011), which proves he's good at that editing, it makes him another good Marvel editor, especially for Hulk films. ” - tupolev72
“ He is good at disorientating editing, especially in Man on Fire, which makes him another good Marvel editor, especially for Hulk films. ” - tupolev72
“ Due to the fact that he's good at making sound disorientating, especially in, "I Am Legend," (2007) which proves he's good at that editing, it makes him another good Marvel editor, especially for Hulk films. ” - tupolev72
“ There was a scene in, "Thor," (2011) where there was an edit done by Paul Rubell, A.C.E. that was a same edit done by Martin Walsh, A.C.E. in, "V For Vendetta," (2005) which was better than the other edit by Paul Rubell, A.C.E. in, "Thor" (2011), which makes him a better choice instead of Paul Rubell, A.C.E. for future Marvel films. ” - tupolev72
“ If the next Bond film should be edited in a "24" (2001 TV Series) style, he should do the work. ” - tupolev72
David Arnold
Music Department, Stargate SG-1
Klaus Badelt
Music Department, Gladiator
It has been a few years since Klaus' large-scale score to Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl defined the franchise and brought him worldwide mass attention. Since then, Klaus continues to write for major motion pictures with top-names like Wolfgang Petersen, Michael Mann, Richard Donner, Francis Lawrence and Harvey Weinstein...
Ilan Eshkeri
Composer, Kick-Ass
Ilan Eshkeri is an award winning British composer whose work uses multiple disciplines in various fields of art. Composer, songwriter, producer and conductor, Eshkeri's work is performed in concert halls, theatres, galleries and on film & television; his eclectic body of work is linked by his love of narrative...
Brad Fiedel
Music Department, True Lies
Extremely talented, prolific and versatile composer Brad Fiedel was born on March 10, 1951 in New York City. His mother was a dancer and his father was a composer and musician. Brad started out as a keyboardist for Hall & Oates. Fiedel first began composing music for movies in the mid-70s for such low-budget pictures as The Astrologer...
“ Although he hasn't done a lot of films and his career has been quiet since True Lies, he has done a great job for the first two Terminator films, especially the second one, which makes him another good Marvel composer. It would nice to get his career back up by starting with a Marvel film. ” - tupolev72
“ Even though he has done music for films that weren't so good, his work for Alien Resurrection was awesome, making him another good choice. ” - tupolev72
Elliot Goldenthal
Composer, Heat
Elliot Goldenthal is an Academy Award-winning composer best known for his original music scores for such films as Frida and Across the Universe, among his other works. He was born on May 2, 1954, in Brooklyn, New York. His father was a house-painter, and his mother was a seamstress. Young Goldenthal was fond of music and theatre...
“ His unique style for composing music makes him another good choice for Marvel films. ” - tupolev72
Harry Gregson-Williams
Composer, Shrek
Harry Gregson-Williams is a composer. He was the composer on all four installments of the blockbuster Shrek franchise; garnered a BAFTA nomination for the score for the first Shrek; and received Golden Globe and Grammy Award nominations for his score to Andrew Adamson's The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion...
“ He did the music for X-Men Origins: Wolverine, which is some of the best superhero music that has gone into my ears. He can do that work again for any of these Marvel characters. ” - tupolev72
“ Even though he hasn't worked on that many films, he still does a great work on his music. ” - tupolev72
James Horner
Music Department, Titanic
James Horner began studying piano at the age of five, and trained at the Royal College of Music in London, England, before moving to California in the 1970s. After receiving a bachelor's degree in music at USC, he would go on to earn his master's degree at UCLA and teach music theory there. He later completed his Ph.D...
“ Not only was he good at composing the music for The Amazing Spider-Man, he's done a good job at composing the music for numerous films, which makes him another great Marvel composer. If he were still alive, he would be a great Marvel composer. ” - tupolev72
James Newton Howard
James Newton Howard attended the University of Southern California's music school, but dropped out to tour with Elton John, and eventually compose music for film and television. He started with Head Office in 1985. He has been nominated for eight Academy Awards. He currently is a songwriter, record producer, conductor, keyboardist, and film composer.
Trevor Jones
Composer, Notting Hill
As a child in Cape Town, Trevor Jones lived opposite the Gem Cinema. The theater was so old and worn out that there was often a loss of the soundtrack, which caused him to realize its power. The fact that everyone in his family worked in film or the theater made it easy to get support in his career choice...
Harald Kloser
Composer, 2012
“ He was very creative when working on, Dredd. He can bring that creativeness to the Marvel films. ” - tupolev72
Mark Mancina
Music Department, Criminal Minds
Known for his wide-ranging talents, Mark Mancina's film scores traverse almost every genre: drama, action, comedy, suspense, and period epic. His dark, edgy music for the Oscar-winning Training Day, is a benchmark score that expanded the boundaries of scoring street-wise drama, and is widely used as a temp track...
“ Even though he has done almost nothing, he's done some of the most original music that has ever gone into my ears, thanks to his impossible work for District 9. He will be another great Marvel composer. ” - tupolev72
Mark Snow
Composer, The X-Files
Mark Snow became a good friend with Michael Kamen while they were studying music at New York's Art and Music High School. After graduation, they became roommates at Juilliard (an elite music school). After studying at Juilliard, he became very fond of pop music. He, Michael Kamen and 3 others formed the New York Rock'n'Roll ensemble...
“ He has done some of the best and most beautiful music I listened to and that music I'm talking about is the music from the legendary sci-fi TV Show, "The X-Files," (1993 TV Series) as well as the two X-Files films. He can put that great work to good use again for these Marvel films. ” - tupolev72
Hans Zimmer
German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood's most innovative musical talents. He featured in the music video for The Buggles' single "Video Killed the Radio Star", which became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to be aired on MTV (August 1, 1981)...
“ He has done the music for four great superhero films, which makes him another good future Marvel composer. ” - tupolev72
Morgan Freeman
With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman...
Dominique Pinon
Actor, Amélie
Born in Saumur, France on 4th March, 1955, Dominique Pinon made his first cinematic appearance in 1980, in La Decouverte. Since that time he has gained a somewhat cult status due to his 'rubber' features, gaining roles in French surrealist films. Pinon's most notable roles include Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Amélie and Delicatessen...