The Walt Disney Company has signed an exclusive first look deal with Spiderman creator Stan Lee. Among many other comicbook characters Lee created, or co-created, Spiderman, The Hulk, X-Men, Fantastic Four all of which are enjoying successful box office numbers to say the least.
"Stan has so many fantastic new ideas for films, and we can’t wait to
get started," said Oren Aviv, president of production at Walt Disney
Studios. "Stan Lee is a living legend in the world of pop culture, and
his characters and stories have been the inspiration for some of
Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters. We’re very excited to be working with
him and his talented team in creating some incredible new motion
The production deal isn’t limited to just movies either. All properties will be considered. I don’t know how much juice Lee has left in his creative veins, but I’d love to see some great family friendly Saturday morning cartoons with Superhero’s for the modern era.
At Disney Studios…Lee will work on
developing characters for action films that might also be featured in
direct-to-DVD productions, video games, comic books or other formats.
got millions of them," Lee said. "I have file cabinets filled with
ideas for movies and television shows and all sorts of things, and I’ve
been waiting to be associated with someone like Disney so I can start
tearing into these things."