10 February 2015

Spider-Man Joins Marvel's Cinematic Universe

Great news for Marvel fans! Spider-man will now join to Marvel Universe movies! This is according to Marvel's blog announcement. Sony Pictures Entertainment and Marvel Studios unveiled that Sony will bring Web-slinger to appear in Marvel Cinematic Universe movie — same universe that has all Avengers including Iron Man, Hawkeye, Thor, Black Widow, and  Captain America.

In a Marvel post, Sony Pictures will release its next installment of its $4 billion Spider-Man franchise on July 18, 2017 which co produced by Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige.

Together, both Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios to collaborate on new creative direction for the Spider-Man. Sony will continue to finance, distribute, own and have final creative control of the Spider-Man films. 

Amazing Spider-Man. Image: hdw.eweb4.com
Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company said: 
"Spider-Man is one of Marvel's great characters, beloved around the world. We're thrilled to work with Sony Pictures to bring the iconic web-slinger into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which opens up fantastic new opportunities for storytelling and franchise building."
Michael Lynton, Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment stated:
"We always want to collaborate with the best and most successful filmmakers to grow our franchises and develop our characters. Marvel, Kevin Feige and Amy, who helped orchestrate this deal, are the perfect team to help produce the next chapter of Spider-Man/This is the right decision for the franchise, for our business, for Marvel, and for the fans."

Doug Belgrad, president, Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group added:
"Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios share a love for the characters in the Spider-Man universe and have a long, successful history of working together. This new level of collaboration is the perfect way to take Peter Parker's story into the future,"
 Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige said:
"I am thrilled to team with my friends at Sony Pictures along with Amy Pascal to produce the next Spider-Man movie.Amy has been deeply involved in the realization on film of one of the world’s most beloved characters. Marvel's involvement will hopefully deliver the creative continuity and authenticity that fans demand from the MCU. I am equally excited for the opportunity to have Spider-Man appear in the MCU, something which both we at Marvel, and fans alike, have been looking forward to for years."
Web-slinger joins Marvel: Poster by Marvel Studios

Welcome Spider-Man to Marvel Cinematic Universe(MCU)!

Source: Marvel


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