Monday, February 9, 2015

Marvel and Sony join forces to make new Spider-Man films

Wow! Marvel Studios has made a deal with Sony to get Spider-Man over on their side! Marvel's Kevin Feige will work with Amy Pascal to make this happen.

Variety reports:
Marvel and Sony are exploring ways to weave Spider-Man into Marvel’s upcoming superhero films, which includes the popular “Avengers” franchise.

Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company said: “Spider-Man is one of Marvel’s great characters, beloved around the world. We’re thrilled to work with Sony Pictures to bring the iconic web-slinger into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which opens up fantastic new opportunities for storytelling and franchise building.”

“We always want to collaborate with the best and most successful filmmakers to grow our franchises and develop our characters. Marvel, Kevin Feige and Amy, who helped orchestrate this deal, are the perfect team to help produce the next chapter of Spider-Man,” said Michael Lynton, Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment. “This is the right decision for the franchise, for our business, for Marvel, and for the fans.”
This is interesting! Now, let's work on getting the X-Men.

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