Spider-Man is no longer a character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and we’ve explained in great detail what happened between Sony and Disney. Sony chose to go forward with the character on its own, looking to launch a Spider-Man-based equivalent of the MCU that eill feature several of the other Marvel characters it owns. The other option, which Sony rejected, was to give
A new deal between the two studios is certainly possible at some point in the future. But if you’ve heard that Sony and
Jeremy Conrad from MCU Cosmic, an insider who has reported various details about the MCU before Marvel confirmed them, explains there’s no way for Sony and
There was simply no time for these a new deal to have happened, Conrad says, given that Disney’s massive D23 Expo event kicked off right after the Spider-Man news broke. That’s an event that focuses on Disney’s popular entertainment properties, and the last thing
The insider acknowledged that with business returning to normal, talks between the two studios are undoubtedly possible moving forward. “But fans also have to be prepared for them to lead nowhere based on who is in charge of Spider-Man at the moment,” he added.
The current licensing rights for Spider-Man force Sony to launch a sequel in the next few years, and we’ve already learned that plans for Spider-Man 3 are already underway, with a script having already been completed. Therefore, we shouldn’t be surprised to see the new movie hit theaters at some point in the next 3 years. That gives Sony and