Sony Chief Says ‘Door Is Closed’ For Marvel ‘Spider-Man’ Deal

Sony Pictures Chief Tony Vinciquerra says “for the moment the door is closed,” when it comes to renewing the Marvel Studios Spider-Man deal that keeps Tom Holland in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse for the future of Tom Holland as Spider-Man, it does. During Variety’s Entertainment and Technology summit, Sony Pictures Chief Tony Vinciquerra revealed that, at this time, there is zero chance for Tom Holland and Spider-Man to remain in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  Vinciquerra maintains that there is “no ill will” against Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige and even goes on to explain the fun they had working with him:

“We had a great run with (Feige) on Spider-Man movies, 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.”

Vinciquerra continues by reassuring Tom Holland fans that Spider-Man is safe in the hands of Sony:

“Spider-Man was fine before the event movies, did better with the event movies, and now that we have our own universe, he will play off the other characters as well. I think we’re pretty capable of doing what we have to do here.”

What do you think of these comments? Are you disappointed that Tom Holland will not return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Sound off in the comments section below!

Fortunately, Tom Holland’s time as Spider-Man has not come to an end as Sony is currently planning to produce a third film with him as the wall-crawler. However, as previously mentioned, the next Spider-Man film won’t be able to feature any of Tom Holland’s Marvel Cinematic Universe co-stars unless Sony and Disney can resume negotiations and reach an agreement.

In the meantime, Tom Holland fans can relive his final outing in the MCU with the extended cut of Spider-Man: Far From Home in theaters. Here the official synopsis for the movie:

Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.

Directed by Jon Watts from a script written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, Spider-Man: Far From Home stars Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Tony Revolori, Martin Starr, Numan Acar, J.B. Smoove, Oli Hill, Remy Hii, Marisa Tomei, Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Cobie Smulders, and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury.

Spider-Man: Far From Home is now playing in theaters. Stay tuned for the latest news on Tom Holland’s future as Spider-Man!

Source: Variety

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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