Marvel accused of cancelling TV series for being “too gay”
Posted by David Reddish on September 15, 2021 8:30 pm
Originally From: Queerty
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A former showrunner for the Marvel live-action series New Warriors has made public statements accusing Marvel Studios of cancelling the show before it premiered for being “too gay.”
Gizmodo reports that Kevin Biegel, known for creating the campy cult series Cougar Town, took to Twitter last Wednesday night to air his ire before promptly deleting the tweets. The website, however, managed to capture some of the tweets, which offer an inside look at the tensions behind the scenes.
To recap: Marvel originally greenlit the live-action series New Warriors to debut on the ABC cable network Freeform back in 2018. Actress Milana Vanytrub would have portrayed the cult hero Squirrel Girl in the series which would have had a campy comedic tone. A pilot episode went before