Spider-Man fans hoping to see more Peter Parker in the Marvel Cinematic Universe have just had their last hopes dashed.
Amid the breakup between Sony and Marvel, star Tom Holland also weighed in on the future of the web-slinger.
Disney hasn’t killed Spider-Man, but they’ve at least left him mortally wounded. It was announced last night, to cries of horror and threats of boycott from Marvel Universe fans, that the pre-existing deal between Spider-Man rights holders Sony and Disney, the home of the Marvel Universe, was to be scrapped, meaning no more Spider-Man/Marvel Universe crossovers, the abandonment of Avengers-adjacent stories set up in this summer’s Spider-Man: Far from Home, and an uncertain future for Tom Holland’s superhero.According to Deadline, Disney wanted to change the financial particulars of the deal, suggesting they and Sony implement a 50/50 co-financing agreement moving forward, which Sony baulked at, as it would reportedly cut into their profits.
Sony Pictures has gone public over its divorce with Disney on future "Spider-Man" projects. In a rare public rebuke to Disney, Sony announced Tuesday night that it was "disappointed" over the decision, highlighting Disney's refusal to allow Marvel President Kevin Feige to continue as a producer on the projects. It also praised Feige, who teamed […]
Reversing a trend, Sony Pictures Entertainment has posted an uptick in its first quarterly report of fiscal 2019. Unveiling Q1 results in Tokyo on Tuesday, the electronics and entertainment giant said earnings at the film division rose to $3.7 million (400 million yen) versus a $68M loss in the comparable period last year. Executives on […]