Marvel Television Head Jeph Loeb to Reportedly Exit Company

Jeph Loeb, the longtime head of Marvel Television, will reportedly be leaving the company amidst a recent shakeup to the company’s corporate structure that saw the branch be absorbed by Kevin Feige’s Marvel Studios umbrella, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

  • Last week, Feige was named the Chief Creative Officer at Marvel, allowing him to oversee the overall creative direction of Marvel as a whole, including Marvel TV and Marvel Family Entertainment.
  • According to THR, Loeb has been working on exiting Marvel and is expected to make his formal announcement of his departure before Thanksgiving.
  • His plan was reportedly in place before last week’s new of Feige’s ne position.
  • Loeb had been the head of Marvel Television for nearly a decade and was responsible for a number of scripted original series, including:
    • Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
    • Agent Carter
    • Daredevil
    • Jessica Jones
    • Luke Cage
    • Iron Fist
    • The Defenders
    • Cloak and Dagger
    • Runaways
  • Unfortunately, he was also responsible for Inhumans, which was not well received and was cancelled after just one season.
  • Marvel declined to comment on Loeb’s exit from the company.

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