Originally Posted by Dr Tactics
Mark really didn't mean that in that way. He just wanted it to seem cohesive in tone so we can pretend its happening in the same universe..
Or reverse some of the bad press...
News/rumor that Fox denied Marvel's offer to extend Daredevils deadline if they handed over Silver Surfer and Gallactus didn't sit too well with "some" (not all) fans leaving many to talk. Which is probably what got Millar the job at FOX in the first place.
Here's a brief time line of chain of events leading up to Millars hiring:
August 6, 2012
-Joe Carnahan May Direct Daredevil
-Fox And Marvel Talking Potential Daredevil-Silver Surfer-Galactus Movie Rights Deal
August 7, 2012
-REPORT DENIES FOX INTEREST IN GALACTUS/DAREDEVIL TRADE
August 8, 2012
-Joss Whedon to Stay with Marvel Through 2015; Will Be Creatively Involved in Other Marvel Films
August 14, 2012
-Joe Carnahan Says His DAREDEVIL Pitch “Went Up in Smoke”
Fans speak out:
"Let Marvel take it!"
"How good can a movie be if they have to rush it in order to keep the rights to the character. Hollywood ****."
"Marvel should scoop up all their properties, they handle them way better imho"
September 14, 2012
-Tom Rothman Leaving 20th Century Fox
September 27, 2012
-Fox Hires Mark Millar as Marvel Movie Consultant
October 8, 2012
-Laura Shuler Donner Would Love to See an X-Men/Avengers Crossover
October 10, 2012
(Daredevil rights deadline)
-Mark Millar Talks More About His Role As 20th Century Fox's MARVEL Creative Consultant