One of the most interesting things happening in the entertainment industry right now is the Sony vs. Disney fight over Spider-Man. If you’re somehow unaware of what happened, you should know that Spider-Man 3 is not going to be part of the MCU for the time being, as Sony and
A flurry of reports in recent days revealed some of the details behind the Sony-
At some point since Captain America: Civil War, which is when Spider-Man was first featured in the MCU, Sony realized that it might be better off on its own, apparently thinking that it can replicate Spider-Man’s newfound success without Marvel. Homecoming and Far From Home brought Sony about $2 billion in combined ticket sales, with the latter already surpassing $1.1 billion. That obviously explains why
While Sony deserves some credit for these box office hits, there’s no denying that it’s the MCU integration and the plot’s complex links to other MCU films that turned the new Spider-Man films into two of the best Spidey movies in Sony’s history.
Ironically, the MCU will continue to have a massive influence on Tom Holland’s Peter Parker in Spider-Man 3, something the actor already confirmed. The third film in the new series is already in development, as Sony has to keep making Spider-Man films every few years or it will lose the rights to the character.
This brings us to IsSpiderManBackInTheMCUYet.com, the website I mentioned. Just load it up in a browser of your choice and it’ll tell you right away whether or not Spider-Man is back in the MCU. For now, the answer is a solid “No.” And crying emojis, of course.
With all that in mind, there’s still plenty of time for Sony and