New Spider-Man Movie Is Under Marvel's Creative Control, Not Sony's
Sony and Marvel are partnered in bringing Spider-Man to the cinematic universe.
Since Sony and Marvel partnered to bring Spider-Man to the comic book company's cinematic universe, it's not been known which studio would have creative control over Spider-Man: Homecoming.
In an interview with HeyUGuys, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige talked about his company's relationship with Sony and how the upcoming movie is coming along, revealing that Marvel is calling the creative shots on Homecoming.
"Well, I've known all those people [at Sony] for a very long time. Amy Pascal, Tom Rothman, who runs Sony now, I've known for years. So, it’s been great," he explained. "They really are supportive in allowing us to make the creative decisions to make that movie, but they've been great partners. So far so good on that movie."
Feige also talked about how Robert Downey Jr. read with Spider-Man actor Tom Holland during his audition, saying that "it was seeing Tom and Robert together which made [them] realize Tom was by far the best choice."
You'll be able to see Holland as Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War, which hits theaters on May 6. Robert Downey Jr. will appear as Iron Man in that movie, but he's also set to join the cast of the upcoming Spider-Man movie.