Tom Holland’s ‘Spider-Man’ Co-Star Jacob Batalon Comments On Disney-Sony Split

Jacob Batalon commented on Disney and Sony’s decision to longer co-produce the Tom Holland Spider-Man films.

Last month, Sony rejected Disney’s proposed 50/50 co-financing stake on the Tom Holland Spider-Man films. The decision resulted in Sony opting to move forward on new Spider-Man films without Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige as a creative lead and Tom Holland’s wall-crawler no longer being a part of the MCU.

Now, Spider-Man star Jacob Batalon, who portrays Ned Leeds in the Tom Holland film series, has shared his thoughts on the Disney/Sony split in a post on his Instagram Stories feed. The post was prompted by a fan who asked Jacob Batalon about his thoughts on the drama that ensued after Disney and Sony parted ways, to which the actor replied: “Really not a big deal.”

You can check out the post by Jacob Batalon below!

Despite the split with Disney, Sony is reportedly planning to producer more Spider-Man films with Tom Holland in the role. Of course, Jacob Batalon is also expected to reprise his role in the wall-crawler’s next cinematic outing.

Tom Holland and Jacob Batalon were last seen in Spider-Man: Far From Home. Here’s 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 on the big screen!

Source: Jacob Batalon (via Twitter)

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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