Disney is reportedly addressing the influential former Marvel exec over the sudden firing

Disney has settled with former Marvel executive and CEO Victoria Alonso over her abrupt exit from the company last month, according to A Delivery time today’s report.

Details of the settlement remain confidential, but Deadline reports that “there was a multimillion-dollar monetary award.”

News of her dismissal first broke about a month ago, and it was later reported that it was due to a breach of contract regarding her involvement as a producer in the Oscar-nominated 1985 drama Argentina, which was distributed by Amazon Studios. But her lawyer later refuted these reports in a statement.

Attorney Patty Glaser said at the time: “Victoria, a queer Latina woman who had the courage to criticize Disney, was silenced and then terminated when she refused to do something she thought was reprehensible. Disney and Marvel made a really bad decision that would have devastating consequences. For this story and Victoria will tell it soon – on one forum or another.

Disney, for its part, responded to Glaser’s statement by saying, “It is unfortunate that Victoria shares an account that ignores several key factors related to her departure, including an unquestioned breach of contract and a direct violation of company policy. We will continue to do so. I wish her well in the future and thank her for her contributions.” numerous in the studio.

IGN has reached out to Disney for comment on the settlement.

Alonso’s time at Marvel

Alonso’s departure from Marvel was shocking given how she, along with Kevin Feige and Louis D’Esposito, is considered one of the most influential executives and producers out there. Before her 17-year career ended, Alonso was the head of physical production, post-production, visual effects, and animation.

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Her work as Associate Producer dates back to 2008’s Iron Man, and she subsequently moved on to become Associate Producer for Iron Man 2, Thor, and Captain America: The First Avenger. She has served as an executive producer on every MCU film and TV show from The Avengers onward.

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Alex Steadman is a senior news editor at IGN, overseeing entertainment reporting. When she’s not writing or editing, you can find her reading fantasy novels or playing Dungeons & Dragons.

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