Marvel Studios pays creators $ 5,000 to use their stories

A new report indicates that Marvel Studios would only pay $ 5,000 and a premiere ticket to the story’s creator on which each film is based.

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The Marvel Studios film franchise spans 24 films to date, adding one more to the list with the premiere of “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” in September, in addition to two pending releases this year. With “Eternals” in November and “Spider-Man: Far From Home” in December, thanks to the collaboration with Sony Pictures. Not counting the productions scheduled to premiere through Disney +, Marvel Studios has an exciting schedule of releases in 2022 that includes the anticipated sequels to Doctor Strange and Black Panther. In short, the study is in one of the most favorable moments in its history.

After the premiere of “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” at the beginning of the year, Ed Brubaker, one of the creators of Winter Soldier, said he had mixed feelings with the series, being an exception among the creators of Marvel Comics, who do not usually being too vocal about the way their creations are portrayed in the MCU. Marvel Studios constantly adds in the credits of each of its creations the names of the people responsible for creating them as a kind of recognition to the authors. However, new information has emerged about the compensation structure in the company.

A new report indicates that Marvel only pays the writers and artists whose work appears in the MCU a total of $ 5,000, being confirmed by three different sources, who also received as “compensation” an invitation to attend the premiere. Of the tape on which your creation appears. So far, Marvel has declined to release an official response on the matter, noting a privacy concern. Marvel Studios is estimated to have earned nearly $ 23 billion from its film franchise, with some of it reaching the $ 1 billion mark in its worldwide box office gross.

This information adds to the legal claim that actress Scarlett Johansson filed against the Disney corporation for the premiere she made at Disney + Premiere Access with the film “Black Widow,” an executive producer. It only remains to see how the media pressure will affect these company practices.