Sony and Marvel Ague over Spider-Man’s Rights

Marvel movies are very popular these days, especially after big hits like “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame.” One of the most beloved characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is Tom Holland’s Spider Man.  Most recently Tom Holland played Spider Man in the box-office success “Spider Man: Far From Home.”  Fans all around the world love to watch Tom Holland perform his various roles in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but we may have less movies with him than we thought.

Recently tensions have arisen between Sony and Marvel about the rights for Spider Man and who should be able to make movies using this character. Marvel has used Spiderman for the MCU while Sony has created movies such as “Venom, and “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.” Although both Sony and Marvel were having success with their films, tensions rose and Sony ended up taking Spider Man back for many different reasons.

Although Spider-Man was originally a Marvel character, Marvel cannot stop Sony from taking Spider-Man away because they sold the rights for him to Sony several years ago. Before Marvel’s success with their movies and the MCU they were coming across many financial troubles. This led to them selling some of their most popular characters, including Spider-Man to various companies with Sony keeping Spider-Man.

Regardless of who owns what, the fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are desperately hoping that the conflict is resolved so that they can see Tom Holland in his role as Spider-Man in many more films to come. One junior from Beavercreek High School, Erik Anderson, said, “I hope they end up finding a compromise because I don’t want either company to lose Spider-Man.” This conflict will be one that fans will be sure  to talk about until it is resolved and the viewers get what they want. to