News Opinons Politics

Marvel Studios President Says Trans Character Coming ‘Very Soon’ in Upcoming Film

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has announced that the billion dollar superhero movie machine is introducing a transgender person and a gay superhero in its upcoming properties.

Feige announced the addition of the trans and gay characters to the Marvel cinematic universe at a Q&A at the New York Film Academy this week.

During the Q&A, Feige was asked about plans to include a trans character, and the Marvel chief was enthusiastic over the idea.

“Yes. Absolutely. Yes. Very soon. In a movie we’re shooting right now,” Feige exclaimed.

Marvel has not revealed just what character in what movie will be its first trans character. But a group of next-generation heroes are already either before cameras or gearing up for filming.


AOC Blames McConnell & NRA for NYPD Shootings
AOC To Be To Face Lots Of Competition For Her Seat
Grand Rapids Dog Waits Every Day To Greet His Favorite Mailman

The flicks in the works include Black Widow, Eternals, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness, Thor: Love and Thunder, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, Black Panther 2, Blade and Tom Holland’s third Spider-Man film.

But comics industry watchers assume that the most likely candidates for that trans character are The Eternals and the martial arts flick Shang-Chi.

Indeed, The Eternals has already been noted for including a new gay superhero. Last year, Feige announced that the movie would include a gay character who is married. “He’s married. He’s got a family. And that is just part of who he is,” Fiege said at the D23 Expo.

Marvel took criticism for claiming it had introduced a gay character in its blockbuster The Avengers: End Game, but when the film hit theaters, LGBTQ advocates were disappointed that the character was not one of the heroes or even an integral character, but instead was just a character who appeared in one scene.

Story cited here.

Loading...
Loading...
Loading...