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Like the Terminator, Spiderman is Back

As the majority of the world knows, Sony and Disney has been through thick and thin on trying to find an agreement when it came to money. Sony’s face of the franchise at the moment would be Tom Holland, the actor for Spider-Man. He has already made two spiderman movies and is going for another. Sony and Disney determine whether if he is going to appear in anymore more movies from both companies.

 Originally Disney and Sony had disagreements about Marvel being in involved in Sony’s rebooted Spider-Man franchise, which ended in both companies walking away from a long successful partnership. Disney wanted the next spiderman film to be “50/50 co-financing arrangement between the studios”. Meaning “each company would put up half of the production costs and then split the profits. Sony reportedly refused.” So basically, Disney wanted to bite off more than they could chew and Sony wasn’t gonna let that slide.

So for the moment: 

  • spiderman had left the Marvel Universe 
  • Tom Holland still had 2 other films to worry about 
  • And Disney and Sony were no longer the “perfect couple” anymore 

Tom Holland admitted that the duration of  the feud between Sony and Disney was stressful. The actor claimed that he wasn’t certain if his role as Peter Parker was going to have a future or not. And, Marvel Studios co-president Kevin Feige also emphasizes his importance as an image for the franchise. 

 Tom explained: ”Well… maybe the whole Disney/Sony thing when that happened, that was a bit of a stressful week”. Although, Marvel Studios co-president Kevin Feige says “Spider-Man is a powerful icon and hero whose story crosses all ages and audiences around the globe. He also happens to be the only hero with the superpower to cross cinematic universes, so as Sony continues to develop their own Spidey-verse, you never know what surprises the future might hold.”

After the split up, both studios have found a way to work together. This has sort of a bittersweet ending. Eventually Kevin Feige, president of Marvel, made a relieving approach by letting the world know that they’ll soon be producing a third film in the “Spider-Man: Homecoming” series and will feature Tom Holland in another Marvel’s film. They really saved the day with that news, everyone was holding on by a thread. This would’ve meant the end of the world for Spiderman and MCU fans.

The expected release for the third spiderman film will be during the summer time, in the year 2021. With these last 2 months left in the year hopefully the year 2020 flies by. Marvel/Spider-Man fans have been through one heck of an emotional roller coaster. So this would be the ultimate way to make things up. I’m sure these fans can’t wait any longer to see Tom holland back into action again.

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