Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020 | Last Update : 11:25 AM IST

182nd Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra122438091634833015 Andhra Pradesh6317495518215410 Tamil Nadu5473374919718871 Karnataka5268764233778145 Uttar Pradesh3588932895945135 Delhi2492592133045014 West Bengal2283021989834421 Odisha184122149379763 Telangana1726081419301042 Bihar169856155824870 Assam159320129130578 Kerala13863398720554 Gujarat1247671051913337 Rajasthan116881972841352 Haryana113075908841177 Madhya Pradesh108167836182007 Punjab99930754092860 Chhatisgarh8618347653680 Jharkhand7267358543626 Jammu and Kashmir65026421151024 Uttarakhand4177729000501 Goa2875322726360 Puducherry2319118065467 Tripura2227215441245 Himachal Pradesh124387836125 Chandigarh102987411123 Manipur9010683859 Arunachal Pradesh7385540813 Nagaland5544445110 Meghalaya4733252838 Sikkim2447190529 Mizoram158510120
  Entertainment   Hollywood  27 Aug 2019  No Marvel for Spidey

No Marvel for Spidey

THE ASIAN AGE. | MAYANK GOYAL
Published : Aug 27, 2019, 12:05 am IST
Updated : Aug 27, 2019, 12:05 am IST

Spiderman's exit from the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes as a surprise.

The franchise that was hailed by actor Tom Holland has left fans all over the world heartbroken.
 The franchise that was hailed by actor Tom Holland has left fans all over the world heartbroken.

The worldwide excitement of Marvel fans that erupted after the announcement of the Cinematic Universe's fourth phase, was dampened recently after a piece of bad news arrived out of the blue. If you remember the time when Spider-Man was introduced to the MCU in Captain America: Civil War and loved it, then this news will probably hit you badly too. We're talking about Disney's announcement to end its partnership with Sony Pictures on the Spider-Man films series due to a disagreement over co-financing.

The franchise that was hailed by actor Tom Holland has left fans all over the world heartbroken. Isabelle, a Marvel fan says, “I am really disappointed with the way things turned out all because of a business deal. Spider-Man is a beloved character of the MCU, brought to life by Tom Holland, and it's a shame that we won't be able to see him as part of the films under Marvel in the future.”

 

a

In 2015, Disney and Sony struck a deal to introduce spider man into the MCU, which previously just belonged to Sony. After getting the rights, Marvel also produced two solo Spider-Man films (Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far from Home). However, the two studios were unable to decide on how to share the profits reaped from the success of the films.

Film critic Rahul Desai says, “Honestly, it doesn't matter whether it's Disney or Sony or both in charge of Spider-Man as long as they stop remaking the same films over and over again. A bit of reinvention won't hurt, so I guess maybe it could come with this move.” Whereas Saurav Das, another Marvel fan, laments, “I feel really bad because Spider-Man in MCU was a dream come true. Now it feels like somebody has snatched away our dream.”

 

a

Fans all over keep hoping that the two studios would somehow resuscitate the deal. Shirshendu Bhattacharya says, “I am really disappointed that two big studios like Disney and Sony could not come to an agreement regarding such a big franchise. So, yeah, I am pretty disappointed and being a Marvel fan, not being able to watch Spider-Man under the Marvel banner is sad. It meant a lot to me and a lot of other fans like me, and it's super disappointing. I hope they will come in an agreement pretty soon.” Saurav also chimes in,

“Marvel and Sony should keep aside their differences and reach a middle ground keeping in mind that they have a huge fan base and their fans are now upset
about it”

 

a

Marvel boss Kevin Feige was reported saying that he never expected the deal to run forever and strongly suggested that Spider-Man is officially gone from the MCU.

Tags: marvel, spider-man