Director Nia DaCosta also reportedly took on another project when the film was in post-production
An extensive report from Variety about the problems that Marvel Studios has been facing in recent years revealed that The Marvels, the next debut of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in theaters, went through an intense process of reshoots until it was completed. Depending on the vehicle, it was necessary four weeks of re-recordings so that the team could bring coherence to a “tangled plot”.
Directed by Nia DaCosta (The Legend of Candyman), The Marvels hits theaters on the day 9 of November to continue the journey of Captain Marvel (Brie Larson), which shares the protagonist of the sequence with Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) It is Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris).
The film ends the MCU’s year on the big screen, but box office expectations are far below expectations: with a budget of US$250 millionthe film is expected to gross between US$75 million It is US$80 million in its opening, a number quite contrasting with other studio productions, such as Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), which grossed US$185 million only in its first opening weekend.
The Marvels went through troubled times behind the scenes, according to Variety.
But the turbulence doesn’t just stop at the box office numbers. According to information from Varietybehind the scenes The Marvels went through complicated moments that resulted in four weeks of reshoots. Furthermore, director Nia DaCosta would also have started working on another project (the film Heddawith the actress Tessa Thompson), while The Marvels it was still in the post-production process.
The vehicle contacted a representative of the filmmaker, but he did not provide comments on the matter. On the other hand, a source close to the production told Variety what “If you’re directing a $250 million film, it’s kind of strange that the director leaves with a few months to go [para finalizar]”.
In addition to the problems involving the behind-the-scenes The Marvelsthe report from Variety revealed that Marvel is considering reuniting names from the original cast of The Avengers in a new production and that Kevin Feige is studying the possibility of replacing Jonathan Majors’ Kang with another villain after the controversies in which the actor was involved. New behind-the-scenes details Blade were also published.