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Old 09-16-2013, 11:41 PM   #762
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Default Re: The Avengers 2! The Official News and Speculation Thread - Upgrade section 5 -

Originally Posted by metaphysician View Post
I am specifically referring to the American cartoon industry, and its business model that is actively hostile towards crossover appeal. They want 100% kids, and if they don't get that they don't care what they do get.
That was exactly the reason Loeb and DisneyXD ****canned EMH in favor of dumbed-down fare. Although the network and its lackeys claimed that Ultimate Spider-Man had higher ratings than EMH, that was only true of the 2-8 year old group. EMH's overall ratings were the highest of the network's cartoons, despite what the network and a few online shills said. They don't really want adults watching their shows. Loeb worked to dismantle everything fans liked about EMH in its second season, hoping to make the show simpler to appeal to the youngest viewers. And then, of course, he canceled it in favor of Avengers Assemble.

Originally posted by Kevin Feige

It’s something that’s easy to take for granted, growing up in the United States as a white male, that my cinematic heroes look like me...It’s something that over the course of these ten years, having a certain amount of power over what type of movies are made and what type of actors we hire, I want everybody to have that feeling. We don’t take it for granted that people want to see themselves reflected in our heroes and our characters.
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