“Nobody wants that”: Sony’s Spider-Man Universe May Get Merged With Tom Holland’s Franchise After Venom’s Cameo and Fans Hate It Already

Marvel Studios may merge with Sony to take a fresh take on the Spiderverse.

"Nobody wants that": Sony's Spider-Man Universe May Get Merged With Tom Holland's Franchise After Venom's Cameo and Fans Hate It Already

SUMMARY

  • The Marvel-Sony merger could introduce several Sony-owned characters in upcoming Spider-Man projects, including the fourth installment of Tom Holland's franchise.
  • Currently, Sonly-owned Marvel characters like Madame Web and Kraven the Hunter are getting their solo movies under the banner of Sony Pictures.
  • Fans are already unhappy with the plan for the merger and some are finding it difficult to digest the intended plan for a commercial boom.
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With the release of Marvel Studio’s most recent flicks, the box office numbers have been a major concern for the studio. For that, Marvel Studios might take desperate measures to cope with the losses, bringing a fresh take to the MCU.

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A still from Spider-Man: No Way Home
A still from Spider-Man: No Way Home

A recent rumor indicated that Sony’s Spider-Man Universe and Marvel’s Tom Holland-starrer franchise are set for a merger following Sony’s Venom cameo. This reflects the studios are setting aside their differences and dealing with collaborative approaches for the benefit of both parties.

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Sony and Marvel’s Spider-Man Merger

Tom Holland in Spider-Man: No Way Home
Tom Holland in Spider-Man: No Way Home

As per a post on X by scooper DanielRPK, Sony and Marvel are set to collaborate for a fresh take on the Spiderverse. The speculated merger could introduce several Sony-owned characters in Marvel’s upcoming Spider-Man projects including the fourth installment of Tom Holland’s successful franchise.

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Marvel has previously confirmed Spider-Man 4 with Holland and the project is currently in the early stages of development. For now, it is hard to predict what storyline the new installment to the franchise would follow as the merger could change the structure and the very tone of the thematic emblem of the franchise. 

Currently, Sonly-owned Marvel characters like Madame Web and Kraven the Hunter getting their solo movies under the banner of Sony Pictures. For Sony, however, it has been a stroke of hard luck to sustain their The Amazing Spider-Man films at the box office, the new merger will pave the way for a leap of faith for both companies. 

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Also read: Tom Holland’s Spider-Man 4 Gets Massive Update As Fans Brace For Impact For First Sony-Backed Spider-Man Movie In 9 Years

Fans Are Already Hating The Merger

Tom Holland, Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire in a still from Spider-Man: No Way Home
Tom Holland, Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire in a still from Spider-Man: No Way Home

The ambitious plan for the merger could hit hard right back on both companies as fans may find it difficult to digest the intended plan for a commercial boom. As the speculation reaches out to fans, they are not quite happy with the update. Fans took to X to have their say on the matter.

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In a huge crossover in Spider-Man: No Way Home, Sony-universe Spider-Man actors Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield made a grand entrance after years and fans loved it. Many argue the fact that it has been one of the biggest cinematic crossovers till now. Sony and Marvel may follow the queue and hope for more collaboration. However, as of writing this piece, there is no official confirmation of the speculation.

Also read: Real Reason Marvel Hated Andrew Garfield’s Amazing Spider-Man Movies

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