According to a report by Deadline, Marvel Studios, specifically the man with the golden touch Kevin Feige, won’t be involved in the making of the next Spider-Man movies.
What does this mean? Well, it could spell the end of Spider-Man’s appearances in the MCU as well as crossover appearances by characters like Nick Fury and (*sniff* too soon) Tony Stark.
According the same report, the fall out happened because of a disagreement over money. While the original deal between gives Disney only 5% of the gross box office revenue, Disney was hoping for the revenue in the new deal to be split more evenly, which apparently Sony refused.
For those of you may remember, the original deal was agreed on in 2015, shortly after which, Tom Holland was cast as Spider-Man and the character has since appeared in 3 Disney (Marvel) films – Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.
All this however, throws a huge spanner in the works for the MCU, for whom Spider-Man was a hugely popular and significant character, especially since the last movie implied that the web-slinger would take over from Iron Man as the face of the MCU.
Understandably, fans weren’t pleased to say the least.
#SaveSpiderman or else Stan Lee is gonna whoop your ass Sony pic.twitter.com/qAQzWyzm6T— Ali (@captmarvel_af) August 20, 2019
I swear TO GOD if Sony kick Tom Holland out of the MCU there will be hell to pay. Tony Stark did not die for you to pull this bullshit. #SaveSpiderMan pic.twitter.com/wfx4CEtQqc— Ella Jane Matthews (@EllaJaneMatthe2) August 20, 2019
Tony Stark did not travel back in time to get the infinity stones just so Sony could fuck it up by taking Spider Man out of the mcu. U CANT JUST TAKE TOM HOLLAND AFTER WE’VE FALLEN IN LOVE WITH HIM#SaveSpiderMan pic.twitter.com/6Sb3pW8MyI— ❥𝟐𝟗𝟔.𝙠𝙜 (@djairine_) August 21, 2019
I’m lost and confused but I swear if IRON MAN DIED AND PASSED HIS LEGACY ONTO THE ANGEL THAT IS TOM HOLLAND ALL FOR IT TO BE FUCKED UP I- PUNCHES WILL BE THROWN. PEOPLE WILL BE SUED. BUILDINGS WILL BE RAIDED. Together we HAVE TO #SaveSpiderMan pic.twitter.com/2xZmUyrwpV— Isla Bennet (@isla_bennet) August 20, 2019
Marvel Fans Around the world, It’s time to unite to Save our fellow companion Spider-Man From The hands of Sony. We will not go down without a fight! #SaveSpiderman pic.twitter.com/saF9AlR51z— FreeUpElChapo🙏🏿🤧 (@PapaElChapo) August 21, 2019
#SaveSpiderMan— McFly (@BreedingRyan) August 21, 2019
Sony: ends Spider-Man deal with Disney
Literally everyone alive and dead: pic.twitter.com/3i6ucg4z0N
tony stark literally died and passed down his legacy to peter parker just for sony’s bitch ass to rip him away from the MCU #SaveSpiderMan pic.twitter.com/HoluuECTfI— mae ✰ 60 (@PARISINHERRON) August 20, 2019
so your trying to tell me that iron man passed his legacy onto spider-man to become the new leader only for sony to take him away from the mcu?? wow didn’t know sony was ran by fucking clowns 🤡 #SaveSpiderman pic.twitter.com/JIhfDxc312— mia (@mia01998045) August 21, 2019
Let’s see how this one plays out.