Tag: Sony Pictures

Sony Tries Its Hand At Comedy (Again) With A Fake ‘Spider-Man’ Trailer For ‘The Night Monkey’

To promote Venom‘s home release in November, Sony Pictures released a new trailer that consisted of footage from the film re-cut to make it look like a romantic comedy. Apparently, this tactic pleased Sony executives, because they decided to do something similar with the home release of Spider-Man: Far From Home. This time, however, they […]

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The ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Directors Think Sony Is Making A ‘Tragic Mistake’ With Its ‘Spider-Man’ Decision

Despite the fact that Marvel Studios once considered inserting a veiled Spider-Man reference into the MCU’s first post-credits scene, the partnership between them and Sony Pictures over the character is no more. Or, as Sony’s chairman and CEO Tony Vinciquerra recently told the press, “for the moment the door is closed.” Fans and Avengers cast […]

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Sony Declares The ‘Door Is Closed’ On Teaming Back Up With Marvel For More ‘Spider-Man’

Last month, the news broke that Sony Pictures and Marvel Studious’ seemingly perilous professional agreement regarding the most recent Spider-Man films had come to an end. Specifically, the initial reports indicated that Marvel’s Kevin Feige would no longer be producing the Tom Holland-led franchise’s future films with Sony’s own executives. As time wore on and […]

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The Void teases Marvel, Sony VR experiences

The Void recently opened its new San Francisco location and in an interview the chief creative officer Curtis Hickman teased upcoming VR experiences from Marvel and Sony Pictures. I spoke with Hickman over the phone earlier this week to talk about the new location’s launch, the company’s gradual global expansion, and their plans for new, upcoming […]

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Kevin Feige’s Latest ‘Spider-Man’ Comments Suggest Marvel And Sony Won’t Be Working Things Out

Getty Image Ever since the news of Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures’ divorce over the pair’s Spider-Man deal, details about which studio was at fault and why have continued to spill out across geek-centered media outlets. Fans of the character and the Marvel Cinematic Universe at large have also lashed out at both parties, though […]

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Sony Has Attempted To Clarify Its Position On ‘Spider-Man’ And Marvel Studios In An Official Statement

Marvel Studios While Jeremy Renner, other cast members in Marvel Studios‘ sprawling cinematic universe, and its many adoring fans continued to lament the apparent loss of Tom Holland’s Spider-Man franchise, Sony Pictures attempted to explain the end of its deal with Marvel Studios. In an official statement that was shared with several press outlets overnight […]

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Everyone Has An Opinion About The News That ‘Spider-Man’ Is Leaving The MCU

MARVEL STUDIOS Now that the news has been confirmed, everyone is trying to come to terms with the news that Tom Holland’s Spider-Man movies may no longer be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe going forward. That’s because, per Deadline‘s original report and The Hollywood Reporter‘s subsequent confirmation, the carefully negotiated deal between Marvel […]

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Marvel Studios Will No Longer Play A Role In Tom Holland’s ‘Spider-Man’ Franchise At Sony

Marvel Studios UPDATE #2: Despite THR‘s previous confirmation, both Variety and BuzzFeed News are reporting that the Marvel-Sony deal regarding Spider-Man is simply at an “impasse” and that both parties may still reach an agreement on the matter. UPDATE #1: The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed a report that Sony and Marvel Studios’ preexisting Spider-Man licensing […]

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Sony Is Re-Releasing ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ In Theaters With Four Minutes Of New Footage

Sony Spider-Man: Far From Home is already the highest-grossing Sony film of all time at the global box office. Yet this fact hasn’t stopped the studio from deciding to re-release to theaters the latest result of its partnership with Marvel Studios. Not only that, but the new cut of the film will feature an additional […]

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‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Is Now Sony’s Highest-Grossing Film Ever

Sony Last month, Spider-Man: Far From Home became the first film adaptation of the wall-crawler’s comic book story to earn $1 billion at the global box office. Now, according to Deadline’s recent box office analysis, it seems the latest iteration of Marvel and Sony’s exclusive deal over the character has achieved another notable bit of […]

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Watch: The Hair Struggle Without Mom Is Real in This Clip From Matthew Cherry’s Hair Love

Oh, dads. A black girl’s relationship with her hair is special. As is her relationship with her dad. Put those two things together and shenanigans can follow. Luckily (for my tiny ego), my dad had his mother around to take over my hair duties. Really, I legit grew up in the same apartment building with […]

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Sony Honors John Singleton by Renaming One of the Biggest Theaters on Its Movie Lot After the Filmmaker

John Singleton in 2017Photo: Rich Fury (Getty) Sony Pictures on Friday honored John Singleton by renaming one of the biggest theaters on its Hollywood movie lot for the filmmaker, who made his first feature film, the iconic Boyz n the Hood, with Sony and Columbia Pictures. The Backstage Theater located on Sony and Columbia Pictures’ […]

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