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EntertainmentSony says "door is closed" to Spider-Man returning to MCU

07:10  06 september  2019
07:10  06 september  2019 Source:   digitalspy.com

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door is closed ," Sony Pictures chairman and CEO Tony Vinciquerra said of bringing Spider - Man The future of Marvel's web-slinging hero Spider - Man 's return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe is Expo earlier this month and seemed to confirm that Spider - Man would not be returning to the MCU .

Vinciquerra says there is "no ill will" between Sony and Marvel, which could be a good sign for a possible conversation in the future, and cryptically said By the sound of it, Sony might just be adding Spider - Man to that Venom sequel or other titles like Morbius. “ Spider - Man was fine before the event

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It looks like the days of Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe truly are over for good.

Last month, it was announced that Spider-Man rights holders Sony Pictures would be splitting from Marvel Studios following the release of Far From Home, thus plunging Tom Holland's MCU future into doubt.

While fans, cast members and even Tom Holland's own father have campaigned for Marvel and Sony to work out their differences, that doesn't appear to be likely.

Sony says "door is closed" to Spider-Man returning to MCU © Marvel Studios Spider-Man: Homecoming poster

During an appearance at Variety's Entertainment & Technology summit, Sony Pictures chairman Tony Vinciquerra shared the unfortunate news that "for the moment, the door is closed" with Marvel.

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Sony Pictures chief Tony Vinciquerra says that the door is closed on Tom Holland's Spider - Man being part of the MCU , at least for right now. After joining forces to make five movies culminating in Spider - Man : Far From Home, the highest-grossing solo Spider - Man film, Sony and Marvel Studios

It seems Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios are no longer trying to reach a deal when it comes to Spider - Man 's MCU future. During Variety's Entertainment & Technology summit, Sony Pictures CEO Tony Vinciquerra addressed the controversial split, stating, "for the moment the door is closed ."

He stressed that there is "no ill will" between the two companies, and did hint at a resolution in the future by saying: "It's a long life."

Vinciquerra also objected to many Marvel fans' belief that Kevin Feige was responsible for Spider-Man's box office success since he joined the MCU.

Sony says "door is closed" to Spider-Man returning to MCU © Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney Kevin Feige and Tom Holland in 2017

"We had a great run with [Feige] on Spider-Man movies," Vinciquerra pointed out. "We tried to see if there's a way to work it out… the Marvel people are terrific people, we have great respect for them, but on the other hand we have some pretty terrific people of our own. Kevin didn't do all the work."

Earlier this week, Tom Holland expressed his own confidence that Sony will be able to handle the Spidey character without Marvel Studios' input.

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So that door is closed , dear reader.” Hiddleston appreciated the gesture, saying , “Thank you,” with a chuckle. The actor also spoke with Cumberbatch about returning as Loki in Marvel’s upcoming Thor: Ragnarok. Spider - Man Leaves the MCU : Kevin Feige Says Deal ‘Never Meant to Last Forever’.

"The legacy and future of Spidey rests in Sony's safe hands. I really am nothing but grateful, and I've made friends for life along the way," he said.

Spider-Man: Far From Home is out now in cinemas. Spider-Man: Homecoming is out now on Digital Download, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD.

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