Jeph Loeb responds to Marvel’s Inhumans critics

Marvel's Inhumans
Marvel’s Inhumans is headed to IMAX screens and ABC, but all isn’t well with the show about the Royal Family. During the Television Critics Association press tour, Marvel Television executive producer Jeph Loeb had some awkward interactions with the critics.

“I can tell you that it was written on the material that you were given that the show that you have seen is not the finished product,” Loeb replied to a reporter who questioned whether the final series was what he hoped for. “If you’re asking me whether or not it was done, it’s not. So to be perfectly honest, I don’t understand your question.”

IMAX made a big deal about Inhumans being shown on its format, but according to Variety, another reporter has mentioned that the episode was “not suitable” for IMAX screens.

“I think you’re making an editorial statement, and I’m wondering what the question is,” Loeb replied.

This does not sound good, especially since it’ll be premiering on the giant format next month.

ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey assured everyone that the episode is still being worked on during her executive session.

“I think that the episode that you guys have seen is still a bit of a work in progress,” Dungey said. “We are still a month away from final air, but I do feel like there’s great opportunity there as well”

The show has been receiving negative publicity. When the photo of the family was first shown, it was met with flak from fans; fpr example, Medusa’s hair. The trailers that were released also didn’t help since it split audiences left and right. GeekTyrant posted a review from SpoilerTV, and the writer did not have nice things to say about the pilot. The original review was removed, and what’s even funnier is the quote from the review was also removed. Yeah, ABC really doesn’t want these reviews out.


Marvel’s Inhumans premieres in IMAX theaters September 1, with the television debut on September 29 on ABC.

After the Royal Family of Inhumans is splintered by a military coup, they barely escape to Hawaii where their surprising interactions with the lush world and humanity around them may prove to not only save them, but Earth itself.

The Inhumans is a race of superhumans that was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1965.

Marvel’s Inhumans stars Anson Mount as Black Bolt, Serinda Swan as Medusa, Iwan Rheon as Maximus, Ken Leung as Karnak, Eme Ikwuakor as Gorgon, Isabelle Cornish as Crystal, Mike Moh as Triton, Sonya Balmores as Auran, and Ellen Woglom. The show is executive produced by Scott Buck (Dexter, Marvel’s Iron Fist) with Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Marvel’s Luke Cage) and Jim Chory (Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Marvel’s Luke Cage). Buck is serving as showrunner. Roel Reine (Admiral, Black Sails) will direct the first two episodes, which will debut in IMAX theaters. Marvel’s Inhumans is co-produced by Marvel Television and ABC Studios.

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