Marvel fans have had plenty of concerns about Disney's acquisition of 20th Century Fox. After all, Fox was just starting to go down the path of exploring a darker version of its X-Men movie franchise.
In the peace accords read around the world, Disney and Sony came to a brokered peace on Friday concerning the use of Sony’s Peter Parker/Spider-Man character (played by Tom Holland) within the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
This particularly tangled web has been spinning for two decades now. Sony first got the rights to Spider-Man in 1999, the year before the success of X-Men revitalized Hollywood’s appetite for superhero movies.
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is an upcoming American fantasy adventure film produced by Walt Disney Pictures, directed by Joachim Rønning, and written by Linda Woolverton, Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster.
Star Wars: Episode IX is expected to wrap filming in February 2019. As difficult as this is to believe, the end of the franchise's sequel trilogy (and Skywalker saga in general) is upon us.