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As Marvel likes to frequently remind us, #ItsAllConnected when it comes to the vast Marvel Cinematic Universe, although much to the chagrin of many fans, we’re yet to see characters from TV outings such as Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. or The Defenders making any impact on the big screen.
It has been reported previously that Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige has been reluctant to incorporate the small screen side of the McU into the movies, with Anthony Mackie even going so far as to say they’re “different universe” and that “it wouldn’t work at all”.
Well, Feige has now given fans a glimmer of hope that we will see a crossover at some point in time, telling i09 that: “The future’s a long time. So, the truth is, I don’t really know, but there are a lot of TV shows being made, and hopefully we’ll »
- Gary Collinson
While Kevin Feige once stated it was “inevitable” that Marvel movies and TV shows would crossover, that comment is a rare deviation from his standard explanation, which usually sees him diplomatically point to the vastly different development schedules between the small and big screen as a big factor why Daredevil won’t ever rumble alongside the Avengers at the multiplex. Essentially, the TV shows are pretty far behind in the timeline, with even the latest “Iron Fist” referring to “the incident” from “The Avengers.” But beyond that, Kevin Feige’s movies and Jeph Loeb‘s TV shows are being made in completely different spheres; basically, don’t hold your breath for a crossover.
- Kevin Jagernauth
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