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Seth Rogen doesn’t work with Marvel, DC “out of fear”

As of late, comedian and entertainer Seth Rogen has been bringing his A-game with recent films like The Boys and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, so one would think shooting his shot working for either Marvel or DC would be his next goal. Turns out, he’s not really in for working with either of the giant production companies.

Speaking with Polygon, Rogen is wary of partnering with either company for fear of shaking up he and his writing partner’s flow. They have a specific way of working, and fear their style won’t be compatible with the system Marvel — or even DC — has in place. That said, there are a lot of stuff that he loves made by Marvel.

We really have a pretty specific way we work; me and Evan have been writers for 20 years at this point. It’s a fear of the process, honestly. And I say that knowing nothing about the process. There are a lot of Marvel things I love.

With sights set on tackling Marvel’s MCU with its own DCU, and the MCU continuing to grow more and more every movie that releases, it’s understandable why Rogen may feel out of his comfort zone stepping up to bat for a major production company compared to something a bit more go-with-the-flow like the new TMNT film.

In other words, he prefers being able to build the structure and not have to abide by some other existing system, like he would if Marvel or DC inked a deal with him.

Really, though, between the two, DC might actually benefit from enlisting a beloved filmmaker like Rogen, considering the middling reception its latest films have fostered while its upcoming Blue Beetle movie is projected to flop hard.

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