Marvel and DC rival in the entertainment industry has been a topic of discussion among fans for decades. From comics to movies, the two franchises have been competing to see who can come out on top. However, recent comments from Mark Ruffalo, who is most famously known for his portrayal of Hulk in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), suggest that the tides may be turning in favor of DC.
During a panel appearance at Emerald City Comic Con, Ruffalo was asked what DC Studios could do to achieve the same level of success as Marvel Studios. His response was simple yet powerful: “I would say, hire James Gunn, cause nobody does it better. And Marvel should be sweating because James Gunn is a really gifted filmmaker and I think he’s going to be amazing for that franchise.”
James Gunn, who is the co-CEO of DC Studios, has already made a huge impact on the DC Universe with his recent releases. “The Suicide Squad” and “Peacemaker” both garnered positive reviews and were hits on HBO Max. Gunn is currently working on a Superman movie reboot, which has fans excited to see what he will bring to the franchise.
Ruffalo’s comments suggest that Marvel may have some competition on their hands in the coming years. With DC Studios and Warner Bros. Discovery planning their next moves, it is possible that they may start to outshine Marvel in terms of quality content.
While this may come as a surprise to some, it is important to note that Ruffalo’s comments were not meant to diminish Marvel’s success in any way. Instead, he was acknowledging the talent of James Gunn and the potential impact that he could have on the DC Universe.
It is also worth noting that Ruffalo’s comments have been well-received by fans of both Marvel and DC. Many have praised him for showing respect to a rival executive and acknowledging the potential for healthy competition in the industry.
Ruffalo’s comments on the current DC leadership and James Gunn’s talent have sparked a conversation about the future of the entertainment industry. While Marvel may have been the dominant force for the past decade, it is clear that DC Studios and Warner Bros. Discovery are not to be underestimated. Only time will tell who will come out on top, but one thing is for sure: the competition between the two franchises will only lead to better content for fans of superhero movies and TV shows.
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