Decks clear for next Spider-Man movie as Sony makes peace with Disney

The two companies have agreed to co-produce the next 'Spider-Man' movie, ending a dispute that clouded the future of one of the industry's biggest franchises

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As part of the pact, Spider-Man also will be featured in a future Marvel Studios movie, the companies said Friday

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Sony Pictures and Walt Disney Co.’s Marvel division are patching up their relationship after a high-profile split rocked Hollywood.

The two companies have agreed to co-produce the next “Spider-Man” movie, ending a dispute that clouded the future of one of the industry’s biggest franchises. The compromise gives Disney a 25 per cent share of the profit from the film, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The studio had been requesting as much as 50 per cent previously, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the terms are private.

As part of the pact, Spider-Man also will be featured in a future Marvel Studios movie, the companies said Friday. Amy Pascal, former chairman of Sony Corp.’s film

First Published: Sep 28 2019 | 9:39 PM IST

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