Victoria Alonso Promoted at Marvel Studios – The Hollywood Reporter
Marvel Studios veteran Victoria Alonso is taking up a brand new function because the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to develop.
Alonso has been promoted to president, bodily and put up manufacturing, visible results, and animation manufacturing for Marvel Studios. She is going to work throughout Marvel’s complete slate of movie and collection, and can proceed to report back to co-president Louis D’Esposito. She beforehand held the title of govt vp manufacturing.
“Victoria has been an unimaginable companion and a part of our group because the very first Iron Man,” stated Kevin Feige, president, Marvel Studios and chief inventive officer, Marvel and D’Esposito. “She is among the most dynamic, candid and accessible executives within the business and we’re thrilled that she’ll proceed to be by our aspect on this elevated function as we lead Marvel Studios into the longer term.”
Alonso joined Marvel Studios in 2006 as chief of visible results and put up manufacturing, and served as co-producer on Iron Man (2008), the movie that launched the MCU, which might turn out to be probably the most profitable movie franchise in historical past. After serving in the identical function for Iron Man 2 (2010), Thor (2011) and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Alonso was promoted to govt producer on Avengers (2012), the $1.5 billion hit that took Marvel Studios to the brand new heights by way of field workplace and world recognition. She has maintained that govt producer title on Marvel’s subsequent releases and can proceed to take action on upcoming titles, which embody Eternals, Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity and Thor: Love and Thunder.
“When Louis first instructed I come to work with the group on Iron Man, I by no means may have imagined the journey forward, and so far as I’m involved, it has solely simply begun!” stated Alonso. “We’ve a fully unimaginable group of people who find themselves bringing their many skills to the thrilling slate of movies and collection we have now on the horizon, and I’m particularly thrilled about ramping up our studio’s animation efforts, which is a private ardour of mine. Look ahead to extra singing!”
Along with her behind-the-scenes work, Alonso has emerged as a public-facing govt for Marvel, one who has spoken about the way forward for onscreen illustration on the studio and who is thought for bringing a mixture of wit and inspiration to Marvel’s occasions. She was named to Individuals en Español Journal’s prime “Poderosa” Most Influential Hispanic Girls in 2019 and 2020 and has been featured on The Hollywood Reporter’s Girls in Leisure Energy 100 record a number of instances.
Alonso hails from Buenos Aires and moved to the US at age 19, working her means up in Hollywood as a PA to working at VFX results firm Digital Area and ultimately serving as VFX producer Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven, Tim Burton’s Huge Fish, and Andrew Adamson’s Shrek.