Marvel Studios has broken free of the control of Marvel CEO Ike Perlmutter with Kevin Feige fully in charge of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
THR reports tonight that Feige and the rest of Marvel Studios will now report directly to Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn, no longer taking orders from Perlmutter in New York. Strangely Jeph Loeb’s television arm will still remain under the watchful eye of Ike Perlmutter, which is strange due to the shared universe the movies and TV shows exist in.
The piece mentions how notorious Ike Perlmutter was with pinching pennies, so now that Feige is in charge the infamous low-balling of actor’s contracts may come to an end.
Here’s a clip of what it looked like in Perlmutter’s office today: