New 2014 MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE Show Announced

New 2014 MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE Show Announced

The Avengers, Spider-Man, and the X-Men will all unite in a newly announced worldwide road show, dubbed Marvel Universe LIVE, promising state-of-the-art SFX and more. Details in the press release!

Feld Entertainment, Inc. and Marvel Entertainment, LLC announced today a groundbreaking agreement, which allows the companies to produce an unprecedented new show that brings Marvel characters and stories to life in live-action arena spectaculars. The biggest Super Hero icons in the world; including Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Avengers, and X-Men unite together in one place to defend the Earth against the threats from the most fearsome villains in the Marvel Universe.

Under the recently signed multi-year agreement, family-owned and operated Feld Entertainment will produce live Marvel touring events in the US and internationally. Launching in July 2014, a new production of Marvel character-based stories will be coupled with state-of-the-art special effects, pyrotechnics, aerial displays, martial arts and countless other show elements to bring audiences into the Marvel Universe. The production will embark on an 85-city North American tour before heading around the globe.

"This collaboration with Marvel is a tremendous milestone for our business that will give us access to some of the most iconic and revered Super Heroes ever created. It builds upon our 33-year long partnership with Disney, Marvel's parent company," said Feld Entertainment Chairman and CEO Kenneth Feld. "This partnership demonstrates Marvel's confidence in Feld Entertainment to present their most admired characters in this new channel," he added.

"We are excited to collaborate with Feld Entertainment to bring millions of our Marvel fans around the world a new and authentic way to engage with their favorite characters and villains," said Marvel's Chief Creative Officer, Joe Quesada. "This new live action production will bring the greatest Marvel Super
Heroes from the movie screen and pages of our comic books into a spectacular live tour.

"Feld Entertainment has the experience and expertise to showcase our characters like no other company and bring them to audiences everywhere," said Marvel Studios' Vice President of Business Development, Sean Haran. "As the worldwide leader in live entertainment, we trust Feld Entertainment will deliver the thrilling experiences our fans expect."

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NovaCorpsFan - 3/13/2013, 2:18 PM
So this'll be like a play or some shit?
mrjoshc9919 - 3/13/2013, 2:31 PM
yes, a live performance....hopefully not a musical...but it sounds pretty tight.
ThanToast - 3/13/2013, 2:39 PM
I'm not surprised, considering the Disney purchase. This reminds me of all the Disney on Ice shows I went to as a kid. I wouldn't be mad if it was in that vein- my first experiences with any sort of super-hero were with kid's tv shows.
Marqy - 3/13/2013, 2:41 PM
Well It would be cool if one of their worldwide stops would be a city close to mine
DrDoom - 3/13/2013, 2:46 PM
Will it come to Canada?
LordOfTheZegaRealm - 3/13/2013, 2:47 PM
CaptainObvious - 3/13/2013, 2:52 PM
I wonder if it will be like TMNT: Coming Out of Our Shells.
Spike22 - 3/13/2013, 2:57 PM
Sounds like the Batman Live Show that went around recently.
scapegoatjones - 3/13/2013, 3:04 PM
"Ready, set, terrible."

-Peter Griffin
marantaz - 3/13/2013, 3:05 PM
Can you say "jumping the shark"?
This is how you become known as willing to do anything for a buck. They're thinking the little kids may not get to see the 'violent' cbms so hook em with a little kiddie show and they'll be drones for life...the Disney way.
Shame on them.
ralfinader - 3/13/2013, 3:10 PM
Hulk on ice!
SimyJo - 3/13/2013, 3:14 PM
BboiBlack - 3/13/2013, 3:15 PM
what a different world it would be had it not been for Whedon.
SimyJo - 3/13/2013, 3:16 PM
SimyJo - 3/13/2013, 3:17 PM
third3ye - 3/13/2013, 3:19 PM
This has Disney written all over it...
SimyJo - 3/13/2013, 3:20 PM
Ice-Man on ice?

The Human Torch on Ice? (might be a bit of a wash-out that performance).
SimyJo - 3/13/2013, 3:23 PM

"So this'll be like a play or some shit?"...

Why yes Fellow thespian. All the World's a stage.... or some shit like that.

deadpool10177 - 3/13/2013, 3:32 PM
SimyJo - 3/13/2013, 3:42 PM
I'm reading Marvel Universe Live - but I'm seeing Donald Duck raping Captain America over a barrel in-front of 50,000 people.
DarthGoodGuy - 3/13/2013, 3:46 PM
Should rename it, Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark - Part Deux. ;)
SpideyQuad - 3/13/2013, 3:57 PM
I have a birthday coming up!
40oz - 3/13/2013, 4:20 PM
Awesome news! Batman lived kicked ass for what it was. This should be epic. Im sure Disney has a lil bit more money to throw at this one.
kemuael - 3/13/2013, 4:28 PM
sounds promising, hoping for the best
Pheezmatic - 3/13/2013, 4:38 PM
YESS!!!! cant wait!!! i hope theyll sell those glittery sparkler light up thingys there...cant wait.
SkywayTraffic - 3/13/2013, 5:37 PM
Wow. This MIGHT be the worst idea ever.
DurtyTalynt - 3/13/2013, 5:44 PM
Dont know what to say. :(
EastcoastAvenger - 3/13/2013, 7:55 PM
The Broadway Spiderman show was rife with backstage turmoil and actors injuring themselves. And that was with the use of only one hero. Now Disney wants to make a traveling show using many from the Marvel Universe. Pray, true believers, for these brave actors. For they are about to be sacrificed on behalf of the almighty Disney dollar.
It will either be devastatingly cool or outrageously awful!
cwoods - 3/13/2013, 10:06 PM
Jeezus christ in a pink nighty. How about you guys come up with something better? You guys must still be in your 20's and drive trucks with over sized tires. More than likely, it's entertainment for kids...oh wait?..nevermind.
IronHood - 3/13/2013, 11:35 PM
I want Hank Pym & Wasp in this please.

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