Avi Arad said that he wished to clear up some misinformation about Marvel's relationship with Artisan. During Marvel's conference call, Avi Arad said that he wished to clear up some misinformation about Marvel's relationship with Artisan, stating that the studio (which was just acquired by Lion's Gate) does not have "15 Marvel properties." The only property Artisan has any stake in currently is 'Punisher.'
Other topics mentioned by Arad included:- 'Spider-Man 2' just completed principle photography
- 'Iron Man' is targeted to be a PG-13 release and on target for a '05 release.
- 'Elektra', which is in current development, will be the "sequel" to 'Daredevil', with the character first appearing there, and then be reunited with 'Daredevil' in 'Daredevil 2'.
- Marvel is "feverishly" working on Fantastic Four with Fox, and that the studio has it on it's schedule for December 2004.