Rumors have been swirling for months now that Spider-Man, whose movie life belongs to Sony, will be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which is owned by Disney.
Well, rumor no more. It is happening.
Marvel broke the news themselves. Here are the most important highlights:
1. Spider-Man will first appear in a Disney movie within the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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Last week’s Comics on Film article seemed to generate a rather passionate discussion in the comments section and a devoted thread on Reddit based off of its major claim: Spider-Man on film should move from his current position at Sony and join Marvel Studios alongside the likes of Iron Man and Captain America. While reading through each participant’s thoughts, one theme of the opposing argument that… Continue reading Comics on Film: 5 Characters That Should Not Join the Marvel Cinematic Universe