Your Spiderman friendly neighborhood will, after all, stay in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Sony Pictures Entertainment and Walt Disney Studios, two companies that announced last month that they could not agree on terms to continue working together on Friday's live-action Spider-Man series for relief. movie fans.
Marvel Studios and its president Kevin Fage will produce the third movie in the Spider-Man Homecoming series, Sony and Disney jointly announced on Friday. Spider-Man will also appear in another upcoming Marvel Studios movie.
"We have a great deal of collaboration over the last four years and our mutual desire to continue was the same as many fans, "says Sony Pictures on Tweet on Friday. "We are glad to move forward."
The announcement came one month after the two companies failed to reach a financing agreement on their partnership with the Spider-Man movie franchise. The question is who shared how much of the box office revenue and production costs for the films in which the character appeared.
Negotiations between Disney and Sony have been going on for a long time, says Robert Lawson, Sony's chief communications officer. "The conversation started to move to a better place and ends where it is today – a better deal for us and Disney," he said.
The split provided the departure of the superhero from the Marvel kinematic universe, alarming fans. Under the direction of Mr. Feige, M.C.U. has become a worldwide phenomenon, covering 23 films over 11 years, with $ 22 billion in ticket sales.
Sony bought Spiderman's movie rights before Disney bought Marvel Comics and its intellectual property, and the two studios collaborated as Spiderman, played by Mr. Holland, gradually joining his colleagues Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and Hulk. in the ever-expanding MCU
After some of these characters have finished arriving at Revengers: Endgame this year, fans have set their hopes for future storylines on the hints found in "Spider-Man: Far From Home" , which was released this summer. The film positions Spiderman as the heir to the Revenge mantle.
The spider-man is the only superpower character to switch between Sony and Marvel cinematic universes, Mr. Fage said in a statement. "As Sony continues to develop its Spidey verse, you never know what surprises the future may have," he added.
Studios joined forces in 2015, and since then Mr. Holland has emerged as Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man: Returning Home, Avengers: Endless War, Avengers: Endgame, Endgame, Spider-Man: Away from Home. "Two previous sequences of Sony films include Tobey Maguire and later Andrew Garfield as a hero.
As part of the deal, Spiderman will also appear in a future Marvel Studios movie. Amy Pascal will produce the upcoming film through Pascal Pictures. the first two films starring Tom Holland as Spiderman.
"That's great," Ms. Pascal said in a statement. "Peter Parker's story took a dramatic turn away from Home, and I couldn't be more happy that we will all work together as we see where his journey is going. "
Paul Derg Rabbi, a senior media analyst at ComScore, called it "a crucial moment in the whole evolution of Spider-Man with the MCU" and said he was impressed by the fan base's ability to influence the studios that control and produce the content.
" I'm so glad it all worked out, "said Mr. Dergarabedian." Kudo Studios to do it. The balance in MCU
of Sony Universe of Marvel characters by Sony spans over 900 characters from the Spider-Man comics, said Mr Lawson.
The Venom movie, released last year featuring one of Spider-Man's biggest enemies, is the first in the larger tent movie strategy and raised more than $ 80 million in the first its a weekend. Sony is working on a sequel to "Venom" and "Morbius," another villain movie. Other projects are also under development and they will all take place in Sony's cinematic universe, Mr Lawson said.
Following the announcement, Mr. Holland posted a video on Leonardo DiCaprio's Instagram of The Wall Street Wolf.
"Do you know what? I'm not leaving, "he yelled in the video. "The show continues".
Sendai, co-authored by Mr. Holland in Spiderman: Away from Home, tweeted a video of a Spiderman animated dance.
Fans and followers on social media gathered around the hashtag #SpiderMan to celebrate the news.