The Door Is Closed on the Spider-Man Deal, OR IS IT?

The Door Is Closed on the Spider-Man Deal, OR IS IT?

“For the moment the door is closed,” Sony Pictures chairman and CEO Tony Vinciquerra said during Variety’s Entertainment and Technology Summit Thursday, so that’s that on Spider-Man returning to the MCU. OR IS IT? According to Comic Book Movie writer and reviewer Mikey Sutton, Sony is making these kinds of announcements to put pressure on Disney so that the company settles with a lesser agreement. https://www.facebook.com/mikey.sutton.7/posts/10162427450155145     Despite previous reports that Disney wanted to go from 5% of the first dollar box office gross of all Spider-Man movies to a 50% of the first dollar box office gross (in addition to keeping 100% of …

Spider-Man Leaving the MCU!?!

Spider-Man Leaving the MCU!?!

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Peter Parker has spent two whole movies (plus two features in Avengers movies and one Captain America: Civil War) proving himself to be worthy to be a part of the team. He gained the trust and stole the heart of their ringleader (rip) all to be left out once again because two multi billion dollar companies could not reach an agreement.   Kevin Feige (Left)/Image via Deadline     Sony and Marvel originally had a peace deal where they would co-produce Spider-Man films because Sony has the rights to the character and its counterparts. Marvel’s Kevin Feige has taken the …

Tom Holland’s Dad Writes How He Feels About Son’s Fame

Tom Holland’s Dad Writes How He Feels About Son’s Fame

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Our (current) friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, Tom Holland, is not the first member of his family to dream about being in the limelight. His dad, Dominic Holland, is an award-winning English comedian with his own BBC radio show. Despite Dominic’s success, nothing can compete to scoring billions at the box office and playing one of the most iconic characters in comic book history.   Image Via The Metro   It’s hard to beat Marvel fame standards, so when the Twitter-sphere gained knowledge of Mr. Holland’s 2017 novel about his son’s success, critics were quick to think he envied and even resented …

Is ‘Spider-Man 4’ Coming to the World of Comics?

Is ‘Spider-Man 4’ Coming to the World of Comics?

It looks like Marvel might be doing what DC should have done: making a comic based on an un-produced movie. For those unaware, DC comics infamously turned down a pitch by Joe Quinones and Kate Leth, who had the idea of a comic book version of Time Burton’s Batman 3, the nearly-made sequel where Robin Williams might have been the Riddler and Billy Dee Williams would certainly have been Two-Face.   Image Via Den of Geek   In case you don’t know, Billy Dee Williams only signed on to play Harvey Dent in an extended cameo in Tim Burton’s Batman because he …

Did You Catch THAT Surprising Cameo on ‘Game of Thrones’?

Did You Catch THAT Surprising Cameo on ‘Game of Thrones’?

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Well, did you? It was a quick blink-and-you’ll-miss it cameo, but it’s there. Here’s a hint: It’s somewhere in the Game of Thrones Season 8 premiere. I’ll give a minute to go back and watch it.   Image Via Penn State Nothing huh? Okay, I’ll give you a hint. Actually, since I’m feeling generous, I’ll give you two hints. Okay? Number One: It’s in the scene where Theon Greyjoy meets up with Yara again. Number Two: There are actually TWO surprise cameos. Yes, you read that right. TWO CAMEOS on the Game of Thrones Season 8 premiere that you might …