Sony says it is “disappointed” that Marvel president Kevin Feige will no longer act as lead producer on the #SpiderMan film franchise, squarely laying the decision at Disney’s feet. Read the full statement: https://t.co/lQaQ9b4449 pic.twitter.com/sjEzuApbDj— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) August 21, 2019
*Sony took to Twitter yesterday to clarify their position on why Peter Parker is now a child of two studios divorcing but without the benefits of two Christmases.
*Sony expressed disappointment, and blamed Disney for demanding Kevin Feige devote all of his time to to steering the X-Men and Fantastic Four franchises back on course instead of working on Spiderman.
*Sony then claims they will continue on the path that Feige started them on.
Much of today’s news about Spider-Man has mischaracterized recent discussions about Kevin Feige’s involvement in the franchise. We are disappointed, but respect Disney’s decision not to have him continue as a lead producer of our next live action Spider-Man film. (1/3)— Sony Pictures (@SonyPictures) August 21, 2019
We hope this might change in the future, but understand that the many new responsibilities that Disney has given him – including all their newly added Marvel properties – do not allow time for him to work on IP they do not own. (2/3)— Sony Pictures (@SonyPictures) August 21, 2019
Kevin is terrific and we are grateful for his help and guidance and appreciate the path he has helped put us on, which we will continue. (3/3)— Sony Pictures (@SonyPictures) August 21, 2019
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