Sony and Marvel Deal for Spider-Man Could Be Extended

Tom Holland is Spider-Man in Columbia Pictures' SPIDER-MAN™: HOMECOMING.

If all goes according to plan, Tom Holland’s Spider-Man could be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe for much longer than we thought. At least, that’s according to Sony’s Amy Pascal, who said in an interview with Vanity Fair that she’s hoping for a future where “things work out.”

When Sony originally struck a deal with Marvel back in 2015, it was for Holland’s Spider-Man to appear in six films in the MCU. Next summer’s Spider-Man: Far From Home would be the fifth time Holland has appeared in an MCU movie, leaving room for one more solo appearance.

Luckily, Pascal isn’t particularly eager for the deal to end without first discussing an extension.

“I can only hope for a future where things work out,” Pascal said. “I’ve known Kevin since he was Avi’s very, very quiet assistant, who for many years sat in that room listening to us and being so much smarter than any of us without any of us realizing it. I will say that working with Marvel has been one of the highlights of my professional career.”

Since making his debut in Captain America: Civil War, audiences have fallen in love with Holland’s Spider-Man, with Spider-Man: Homecoming earning an impressive $880 million at the global box office. Clearly, the partnership between Sony and Marvel is a fruitful one.

But the question is, with Venom becoming such a huge success, is there room for Holland’s Spider-Man to feature in any sequels alongside the symbiote, which technically wouldn’t be part of the MCU?

There are quite a few variables at play, but as fans of the character, I think we can all agree that we’d like to see Holland’s Spider-Man continue to play a big role in the MCU for many years to come.


SOURCE: Vanity Fair