After ushering in one of Sony Pictures highest grossing films, Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios are out as of today.
According to a report in Deadline, Sony and Disney were unable to come to an arrangement on the financing of future Tom Holland led Spider-Man adventures on the big screen. The Deadline report states that Disney wanted a 50/50 co-financing agreement between the two studios for any future Spidey films or films in the Spider-Man universe. It’s reported that Sony declined outright and have set no terms for working with Disney again.
This essentially means that Kevin Feige, who has ushered the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the last two Spider-Man films into a string of number hit films totaling over $26.8 billion dollars, will no longer be creative producer on future Spider-Man projects.
Feige and Sony Chief Tom Rothman were apparently collaborating on expanding the Spider-Man universe at the time of the breakdown in negotiations. The possibility of both parties coming back to the negotiating table is still there and hopefully both parties will think of the fans and what they could create together when and if they do.
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