One of the people who helped build Marvel Studios into what it is today has left the company. According to The Hollywood Reporter, victoria Alonso has left the studio. The reasons for her exit are unclear, but she parted ways with Marvel Studios on Friday. She’d been with the company for 17 years from the very beginning all the way through the current era they’re in. She joined the studio in 2006 as chief of visual effects and post-production, and helped launch the MCU as a co-producer for 2008’s Iron Man.
From there she served as a co-producer for Iron Man 2, Thor, and Captain America: The First Avenger. She was upgraded to executive producer on Avengers. Since then she’s been an EP on Marvel’s subsequent releases and also worked on the Disney+ TV series. She was promoted to President, Physical and Postproduction, Visual Effects, and Animation production in 2021.
Throughout her tenure, she’s been outspoken as an ambassador for diversification efforts and was heavily outspoken against Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill. It’s unclear where her next move is, it doesn’t get much bigger than Executive Producer for MCU films. We’ll have to see where Victoria Alonso ends up next.
As for the future of Marvel Studios and the MCU, this is a huge loss. Losing a steward that’s been with the company for 17 years leaves big shoes to fill for Kevin Feige and Co. We’ll keep you updated on this story as it develops.
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Source: The Hollywood Reporter