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Disney is firing the CEO and president of Marvel Entertainment, an often-controversial figure

According to The New York Times, Isaac “Ike” Perlmutterthat was President and CEO from Marvel Entertainmentan entity separate from Marvel Studios, was Disney licensed. It looks like Marvel Entertainment, which is primarily focused on consumer products, will be branching out into other parts of the company.

Perlmutter’s management of Marvel Entertainment has always been as well controversial, as the CEO recently tried and failed to shake up Disney’s board of directors. Perlmutter acquired Marvel Entertainment in the late 1990s and was the main architect of the $4 billion sale to Disney in 2009.

Perlmutter was also known for it Clashes with Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feigeso much so that Disney CEO Bob Iger recently commented that he had to step in to stop him from shooting Feige in 2015. That same year, Perlmutter lost all creative control over the Marvel movie division.

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In 2015 he was so determined Kevin Feige Firewho ran Marvel Studios… I thought it was a mistake and stepped in to prevent it from happening,” Iger said in an interview with CNBC.

Feige has previously spoken about Perlmutter and the truth about it He opposed efforts to increase diversity in the MCU. In his book “The Ride of a Lifetime,” Iger writes that Perlmutter has been making his speeches in films like Black Panther and Captain Marvel.

Marvel is also active in video games. For example, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is supposed to arrive this year.

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