According to industry insider Jeff Sneider of the The Hot Mic PodcastAnt-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania writer Jeff Loveness is no longer writing Avengers: The Kang Dynasty.
Is Jeff Loveness still writing Avengers: The Kang Dynasty?
In the latest episode of the podcast, Sneider revealed that, according to his sources, Loveness is “not in” the upcoming Avengers film and that the decision was made before the WGA strike began earlier this month.
“It’s not confirmed,” Sneider stated. “My source says Jeff Loveness is gone [Avengers:] The Kang Dynasty, and that he fell before the strike.
Sneider was then asked if wonders restarted the Phase 6 film with a new writer. He confirmed that this is true and it looks like the studio is “going in a different direction.”
“Yes, that’s exactly what it means,” he said. “Jeff Loveness, deservedly or not, has gotten a lot of criticism for his scripts and, yes, it looks like it’s going in the other direction … from what my source says.”
Avengers: The Kang Dynasty will be directed by Shang-Chi filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretton, who is also currently working with Marvel Studios on the live-action series adaptation of Wonder Man. According to Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige during the panel, two of the new Avengers films are currently slated to be the final entries in Phase 6 of Marvel Cinematic Universewhich will begin with the introduction of the Fantastic Four to the MCU.
The film is currently scheduled to make its debut in theaters on May 2, 2025, then it will soon be followed by Avengers: Secret Wars on November 7, 2025.
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