In case you have been under a rock for the last 12 hours or so, Spider-man is coming home to Marvel’s cinematic universe but will still be guided by Sony (here).
And there has been much speculation as to when he will debut. And, well, it looks like it’s going to be pretty soon.Now reports are suggesting that it will be in Captain America: Civil War which opens on May 6th next year.
A source at the Wall Street Journal has said that Captain America 3 is where we’ll see Spidey, and they also report: “We also know that the next solo Spider-Man film, which is being co-produced by Marvel and Sony Pictures, will arrive in 2017. The Wall Street Journal also claims that Andrew Garfield is out, as there will be “a new version of the web-slinger.”
A new version, huh? Wonder what that means…
But what about the Sinister Six movie Sony were working on with Drew Goddard scripting?: “Sony will delay its planned release of “The Sinister Six,” about a group of Spider-Man villains, in wake of the new deal said a person involved in movie. It had been scheduled for release in November of 2016.” says the Wall Street Journal
We were sort of hoping the Amazing Spider-man movies could now be counted as part of the MCU but it seems that’s not going to happen.
There’s also rumours that we may see Spidey in Avengers: Age of Ultron; perhaps post-credit. Though we find this very unlikely…