Twitter users are looking angry as Sony and Marvel break up. Spider-Man Leaving The MCU new spread in all over the social media. The day Sony Pictures, Disney, and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man deal came to an end is one that will live on in infamy.
Since Sony and Disney, the parent company of Marvel Studios, we’re unable to renegotiate the terms of their original 2015 deal that saw Marvel producing Spider-Man movies withSony retaining ownership,
Tom Holland’s Spider-Man is out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, potentially for good. Fans the world over were shocked upon hearing the news, and it’s no exaggeration to say that the response to Spider-Man leaving the MCU has been emotional.
Much of today’s news about Spider-Man has mischaracterized recent discussions about Kevin Feige’s involvement in the franchise. We are disappointed, but respect Disney’s decision not to have him continue as a lead producer of our next live action Spider-Man film. (1/3)
— Sony Pictures (@SonyPictures) August 21, 2019
Pop culture junkie, comic book enthusiast, and filmmaker Kevin Smith took to Twitter to beg Sony to agree to Disney’s terms and keep Spider-Man in the MCU. Twitter Users angry on Spider-Man Leaving The MCU | Sony and Marvel break up Please, Sony Pictures – give Disney what they want and many millions of us will keep giving you our money!
“Smith’s tweet was in reference to the reports that Disney requested a 50 percent co-financing share in the Spider-Man film franchise, and asked to retain producing status on future films, credited. Sony is said to have flat-out refused the proposition, as there was evidently no way the studio would be comfortable with increasing Marvel’s current five percent cut of the franchise’s first-day.
— Jeremy Renner (@Renner4Real) August 21, 2019
On that note, Uproxx senior entertainment writer Mike Ryan argued that Sony is in the right for walking away, as it would be unreasonable to expect the studio to bump.
Ryan posted on Twitter, “People seem to be mad at Sony for Spider-Man and the MCU separating? “Ryan wasn’t the only one who felt this way.
— ComicBook NOW! (@ComicBookNOW) August 22, 2019
Spider-Man: Far From Home recently became Sony’s highest-earning film of all time, its2018 animated flick Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is an Academy Award-winner, and its Venomfranchise kicked off.
An impressive $856 million worldwide pull, which recently motivated only to greenlight a sequel with director Andy Serkis. Twitter Users angry on Spider-Man Leaving The MCU | Sony and Marvel break up I mean, did Disney really think that Sony would let them share 50/50 in revenue?
It just became their highest-grossing movie of the all-time.
— Ed Brown (@Edwashere1980) August 22, 2019
With Venom & Into the spider-verse proceeds, it’s their gold mine. Now joked that Feige must have had the same conversation with Disney CEO Bob Iger that Tony Stark had with Steve Rogers at the start of Avengers: Endgame.
In the film, Tony told Steve that he “lost the kid,” referring to the fact that PeterParker got dusted in Thanos’ Avengers: Infinity War snap and there was nothing. Though Disney apparently did try to keep Holland’s Spider-Man in the MCU, Sony pulled him into its web in the end.
Snap and you can just erase spidey from existence and everything he’s been through with Tony?
— Comicbook.com (@ComicBook) August 22, 2019
A company spokesperson stated, “We are disappointed, but respect Disney’s decision not to have [Kevin Feige] continues a lead producer of our next live-action Spider-Man film.
“One fan expressed hope for some kind of agreement to be reached in the future, directly addressing only on Twitter with a post that reads, Spider-Man Leaving The MCU. “I respectfully request that you return.
to the negotiating table and make a new deal that will please us, the fans. Twitter Users angry on Spider-Man Leaving The MCU | Sony and Marvel break up “For our part, the only hope we have for Sony’s two forthcoming Spider-Man movies is that whatever they do, they just don’t make us watch Uncle Ben die again.