SPOILER ALERT: This story contains major spoilers for the ending and mid-credits scene in "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever," currently playing in theaters.At San Diego Comic-Con in July, Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige took to the Hall H stage and for the first time delineated the grand plan for the Multiverse Saga — including that "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever," which opened this weekend, would mark the conclusion of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Phase 4. That designation, however, is more symbolic than literal. "Wakanda...
Chief Creative Officer / President, Marvel Studios
Feige may not be a household name like George Lucas or J.K. Rowling, but as the hands-on studio head/producer behind the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), he has surpassed them with $27 billion in worldwide box office, making him the creative force behind the highest-grossing film franchise of all time. His hot streak continued in 2022 with the releases of “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” ($955 million worldwide) and “Thor: Love and Thunder” ($760 million worldwide) in May and July, respectively, and “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” in November. He added three new Marvel series to its Disney+ lineup: “Moon Knight,” “Ms. Marvel” and “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law,” and announced the likes of “Fantastic Four,” “Thunderbolts,” “Captain America: New World Order,” “Avengers: The Kang Dynasty” and “Avengers: Secret Wars.”