“Spider-Man is swinging out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Sony and Marvel Studios, which previously worked together to create the last two solo Spider-Man films starring Tom Holland, have reached an impasse in negotiations for future rights for the characters, according to a report from Variety.
“So Sony will be taking back Peter Parker and Marvel Studios will no longer be able to use the webslinger in ensemble films like Captain America: Civil War or Avengers: Endgame.
“Sony and Marvel came to a landmark deal to share the rights to Spider-Man after Sony’s two Amazing Spider-Man movies starring Andrew Garfield met with disappointing results in 2012 and 2014.
“But it’s easy to see why Sony thinks they no longer need Marvel’s help.
“In August, the latest Spider-Man movie, Spider-Man: Far From Home, surpassed the James Bond film Skyfall to become Sony’s highest-grossing movie ever with $1.1 billion at the box office.”
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