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Andrew Selepak Comments on the Creation of Interconnected Movie Characters

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “Creating An Interconnected Movie ‘Universe’ is Proving Tougher Than it Looks: Just Ask DC and Universal” published on CNBC on Nov. 26.

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Andrew Selepak

The article focuses on the difficulty in trying to create an entire universe of interconnected characters, citing various factors like audience tastes and a filmmaker’s individual vision. Selepak comments on the movie “Justice League” and claims that it “does not fit the times and the brooding antihero embodied by Batman comes off as a tone-deaf relic in 2017.”

“’Thor: Ragnarok’ and other Marvel films are successful in theaters because they don’t attempt to be arthouse films wrapped in capes, but live action cartoons with simple themes,” he said.

Posted: November 28, 2017
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