Now that the dust from the Michael Bay-esqe explosions have settled from the Marvel/Disney/Sony announcement of Spider-Man joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe we can all make sense of the news and what it all means.
– As previously reported, as part of a mutual deal, Spider-Man and the Sony Spider-Verse will join MCU with the potential of MCU characters appearing in future Spider-Man films. The new rebooted Spider-Man movie will be released July 28th, 2017 the original date for Thor: Ragnarok.
– The new Spidey films will be produced by Kevin Feige, Amy Pascal and the rest of the MCU team with Sony having “final say” of the end product.
– This means 4 MCU movies have been pushed back to the following dates, Thor: Ragnarok is now releasing November 3rd, 2017, Black Panther on July 6th, 2018, Captain Marvel on November 2nd, 2018 and finally Inhumans on July 12th, 2019 with Inhumans used to start MCU Phase 4.
– There will be a new actor in the Spider-Man role meaning NO Andrew Garfield and NO Tobey Maguire. The two potential early candidates for the new Spidey are Logan Lerman (Percy Jackson and Fury) and Dylan O’Brien (MTV’s Teen Wolf and The Maze Runner). The new Spidey is also said to be a more experienced but high school aged hero.
– Spidey is said to appear be making his first appearance in Captain America Civil War along with Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther but there were some recent reshoots for Avengers: Age of Ultron and its a slightly possibly we will see either hero in AoU.
– Both the Venom and Sinister Six movies are still happening but are delayed as integrating Spider-Man into MCU takes priority.
There is your friendly neighborhood Spidey update. Stay tuned to Cerebral Syndicate for more news.