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Tom Holland Appealed to Disney’s Bob Iger & Sony’s Tom Rotham to Re-Negotiate ‘Spider-Man’ Deal

Want to know who actually brought Spider-Man back into the MCU (aside from money)? The man himself, Tom Holland. In what will (probably) not come as a shock to many, a defining factor in the Spider-Man negotiations between Disney and Sony was Tom Holland. Sources spoke to THR about the matter, saying that the young ...

Sony and Marvel Studios Reunite: Spider-Man Officially Back in the MCU

HE'S BACK!! In a bombshell announcement, Sony and Disney have officially renewed their Spider-Man partnership, that sees Marvel Studios and Sony co-producing the third MCU Spider-Man film! The new film even has a release date: July 16, 2021. Kevin Feige will return as lead producer on the film, which also sees Tom Holland reprising his ...

Dan Trachtenberg No Longer Attached as Director of Sony’s ‘Uncharted’ Movie

Sony's live-action video game adaptation of Uncharted has officially lost its director. According to Deadline, Director Dan Trachtenberg has exited the film and the studio is moving quickly to try and find a replacement. Tom Holland is still attached to star, and a new director is expected to be found by the end of summer, with meetings already beginning. Production is ...

A Deep Dive into the Sony/Spider-Man/Disney Debacle, and What’s in Store for the Future

It was in early 2015 when news first broke that Sony and Disney made a momentous deal to bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Fast forward almost five years later, and that deal has apparently come to an abrupt end. Talks of re-negotiating the original terms of the deal broke down, and now Spider-Man ...

Sony Ends its ‘Spider-Man’ Deal with Disney

UPDATE: (AUGUST 21, 2019 at 8:16AM EST): Sony has officially released a response to the news of Spider-Man leaving the MCU. They maintain that it was Disney who decided to ultimately decline renewing the deal. They cite Kevin Feige's workload as the main reason why Disney decided to not continue the partnership. https://twitter.com/SonyPictures/status/1164036827667238912 https://twitter.com/SonyPictures/status/1164036830573953024 UPDATE: ...

Andy Serkis has Met with Sony about Directing ‘Venom 2’

Talk about an out-of-left-field pick. Andy Serkis has reportedly met with Sony Pictures about directing Venom 2. The first Venom was directed by Ruben Fleischer but is not returning. Serkis flew to Los Angeles for meetings set by Sony brass earlier this week. He is one of several filmmakers in the mix, sources say, as Sony carefully weighs who ...

‘Final Fantasy XIV’ Live-Action Television Series in the Works at Sony

It's been 18 years since the legendary Final Fantasy series first made its leap to live-action with the Spirits Within. Today, the franchise announced that it will attempt again to adapt a story for a live-action setting. This time, as a TV series. Sony Pictures Television, Square-Enix, and Hivemind—the team behind Amazon’s The Expanse and Netflix’s The Witcher, ...

Sony Confirms Reboot of ‘The Boondocks’ With Creator Aaron McGruder Returning

After years of rumors and theories, it's been confirmed that there's going to be a reboot of the popular cartoon series The Boondocks and creator Aaron McGruder is expected to be a part of it. The Boondocks debuted on Adult Swim in 2005 and ran for four seasons. It's most recent season, season four, was heavily criticized due ...

Phil Lord and Chris Miller Sign Nine-Figure Deal with Sony, Will Develop Marvel TV Universe

The Hollywood-power duo behind The Lego Movie, Jump Street and Spider-Verse have departed the longtime home at 20th Century Fox TV for a massive five-year deal with Sony Pictures. Phil Lord and Chris Miller are moving their overall deal from 20th Century Fox TV to Sony Pictures TV. After producing one of the most critically ...

Sony Interactive Entertainment Appoints Jim Ryan as President & CEO

After assuming temporary leadership of Sony last year, Jim Ryan has officially been appointed the new President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment. The new role will officially become effective on April 1st. According to Sony: "Current SIE President and CEO John (Tsuyoshi) Kodera will dedicate his focus on creating innovative user experiences and further enhancing the network ...

Jason Reitman Will Direct a New ‘Ghostbusters’ Film Set in the Original Universe

Who you gonna call? That's right, yet another Ghostbusters film is coming to theatres as today, Sony announced that Jason Reitman, son of 1984's Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman, will direct a new sequel. The film will be set in the original films' universe, ignoring the events of the much maligned 2016 reboot. EW, who first ...

Chris Pine Has a Small but Impactful Cameo in ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is just a few short weeks away from its anticipated release, but now, a brand-new revelation about the first theatrical animated Spidey feature has just been revealed. Talkies Network is able to confirm that Wonder Woman and Star Trek actor Chris Pine has a small but impactful role in the film. A surprise that has been ...

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