Marvel Studios Eyeing Acquisition of New Villains

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BURBANK, CA – Marvel Studios parent the Walt Disney Company has proven itself to be the master of acquiring media brands. Now, inside sources say that the company is contemplating a renewed buying spree to acquire media properties with strong villains that can be folded into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

As we reported previously, Disney acquired Homestar Runner and has announced plans to make Trogdor the Burninator the main villain of the next phase of the MCU. In addition to the one-armed enemy of thatch-roofed cottages and peasants, the following properties are rumored to be potential targets for Disney:

  • The Killer Rabbit of Caerbonnog, Monty Python & the Holy Grail
  • Mr. Dinkleberg, The Fairly Oddparents
  • Barney Stinson, How I Met Your Mother
  • Plankton, SpongeBob Squarepants
  • Brain, Pinky and the Brain
  • Newman, Seinfeld
  • Oscar the Grouch, Sesame Street
  • The Mayhem Guy, Allstate Commercials
  • Rebecca Black, It’s Friday
  • Jeremy Jamm, Parks & Recreation

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