Marvel Studios Co-President Leaves Company Amid MCU Struggles

In a shocking move, high-ranking Marvel Studios executive Victoria Alonso has reportedly exited the company.
Alonso has been at the forefront when it came to all things MCU. After being promoted to a brand new position in 2021, the top executive previously lamented the "painful" challenges that were brought about by the pandemic, forcing the team at Marvel to truly take note of how much "external change" was affecting what the team did on a daily basis.
Although Phase 4 managed to finish the slate strong with Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, a past report claimed that Marvel was unhappy with the first chapter of the Multiverse Saga, leading to a re-evaluation of future releases in Phase 5 and beyond.
In an unexpected turn of events, a major shift has happened.
Marvel Studios Loses Top Executive Victoria AlonsoAs per The Hollywood Reporter (THR), Victoria Alonso, Marvel Studios" president of physical and post-production, visual effects, and animation production, reportedly left the company on Friday, March 17. 
Alonso"s exit comes after an incredible 17-year run with Marvel Studios, watching the studio grow from operating above a Mercedes-Benz dealership in Beverly Hills, California to being acquired by Disney and becoming the highest-grossing franchise in movie history. 
Alonso’s departure from the company comes amid the studio’s struggles with current and upcoming releases. 
Some critics believe that Phase 5 is off to a bad start after Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania received mixed reviews. Meanwhile, impending delays for several Disney+ shows under the MCU banner have been rumored, with several of those Marvel shows expected to be pushed to next year.
Alonso joined Marvel in 2006 as chief of visual effects and post-production, helping Kevin Feige launch the Marvel Cinematic Universe as a co-producer on 2008"s Iron Man. 
After the success of Robert Downey Jr."s solo Marvel movie, she served as co-producer on several Phase 1 films, namely Iron Man 2, Thor, and Captain America: The First Avenger
In 2021, she was promoted to president, physical, and post-production, visual effects, and animated production, which was a newly formed title for Marvel Studios. 
Aside from her executive title, Alonso is also known as an advocate of Marvel"s representation efforts. 
In April 2022, Alonso discussed the recent controversy surrounding Florida"s anti-LGBTQIA+ "Don"t Say Gay" bill, with her asking then Disney CEO Bob Chapek to "take a stand" and make note of Disney"s focus on creating entertainment for families.
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