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Sony Is Having a Marvel Hero Issue

Many of Marvel’s villains are being turned into anti-heroes by Sony, but without a live-action Spider-Man to play with while Tom Holland is on leave, things are looking strange in the Sony-Marvel world.

Sony’s recent series of releases, as well as its impending debuts, have left some fans perplexed. Spider-destiny Man’s in the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to develop with remarkable success, thanks to Sony’s agreement with Marvel Studios. However, this puts Sony in an unusual situation. With so many options, but the webhead himself presumably off the table, a new location must be chosen.

Sony seems to have a superhero issue, which they are urgently attempting to fix via some odd actions. There are some hints as to what Sony’s eventual approach may be, but for the time being, their strategy is just not resonating with fans. Can Sony correct their course, and is there really a problem to address when it comes to finding a main hero?

Morbius and Venom

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We’ve previously had a glimpse of Sony’s own Spider-Man-based world. Sony’s goals have been established by the success of Venom, Let There Be Carnage, and Morbius. Each film has taken a well-known Marvel enemy and converted them into a kind of anti-hero, but the results have been uneven.

For many years, the comics have toyed with the concept of Eddie Brock becoming a hero. The villain motto no longer suits the character’s iteration on the page, thus it’s only right that the transformation in Venom be mirrored on the screen. Despite the fact that it seemed like a throwback to the 2000s, Venom started a franchise that Let There Be Carnage could expand on. Audiences have fallen in love with this odd, comedy-driven version of the Lethal Protector, which plays off of the Symbiote and Eddie’s rom-com vibes. Sony’s best hope for a leading guy right now is Brock and his extraterrestrial friend.

Morbius, on the other hand, followed the same pattern with significantly less success. While the reviews for both Venom films were not unanimously good, they did bring something new to the table that Morbius couldn’t. The comics introduce readers to Michael Morbius, a blood-sucking living vampire who has repeatedly posed a threat to Spidey. When turned into an anti-hero film, the basic notion failed to sell. Morbius lacked sympathetic characteristics, and the monster inside cannot be played off in a comical manner like Venom. When the vampire is around, innocent people are put in danger, which doesn’t seem very heroic. Morbius need blood to live; Venom, on the other hand, might be avoided by eating chocolate.

Sony will have to learn some harsh lessons. However, how it affects their future may be determined by another prior strike.

Into the Spider-Verse

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Leaving aside the original Spider-Man trilogy and the Amazing Spider-Man sequel, Into the Spider-Verse is easily the studio’s most successful rendition of the character to date. Sony Pictures Animation worked independently of Marvel Studios to produce a really touching coming-of-age story featuring Miles Morales and a cast of Spider-Man characters. It’s a magnificent addition to the superhero world that’s exciting, interesting, and aesthetically colorful.


Naturally, Sony has gone all-in, announcing a Spider-Women spin-off (a collaboration between Gwen Stacy, Cindy Moon, and Jessica Drew) as well as sequels dubbed Across the Spider-Verse and Beyond the Spider-Verse. Every good development in the animation world is another indication that Sony is capable of bringing these characters to life in a unique manner. However, their plan for a live-action Spider-Verse does not seem to be working. That might be because they lack a focal person like Miles Morales to serve as a springboard. Venom, no matter how adored he is, cannot be that for Sony. Into the Spider-Verse may be the ideal template, but the live-action implementation will take a long time to perfect.


Spider-Man: No Way Home

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Fortunately for Sony, a possible answer to all of this is already in front of everyone’s eyes. Fans liked Spider-Man: No Way Home, which reunited the previous Spider-Men in a thrilling multiverse film. Venom, the original, and the incredible Spider-Man all joined in on the fun. Audiences have shown renewed interest in seeing more of Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield’s renditions of the character. That’s a win-win situation for everyone!

In principle, Sony has two unique Spider-Men who may serve as their hero while they continue to develop their own common storyline. Maguire’s Peter Parker would be a better fit for Spider-Man 4, the last installment in Sam Raimi’s remarkable directorial career with the character. But Garfield’s take on the web-slinger has so much more to offer. With a restricted rogues gallery to contend with, Venom, Morbius, and Sony’s future foes may construct exciting new tales for the Amazing Spider-Man to get embroiled in. There’s only one catch: there are currently no public intentions for it, whether from the studio or Andrew Garfield himself.

Sinister Six

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Throughout all of this, Sony has had a concept that they have nurtured and teased, apparently since the creation of Spider-Man. The Sinister Six has been a studio preoccupation since the first trilogy. Villains galore have been created in order for them to eventually join together. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 made an attempt, and No Way Home came the closest. There’s a reason why just five villains were involved: to prevent lethal misunderstanding.


If there is one prediction, it is that Sony is attempting to establish their Sinister Six. Venom and Morbius seem to be lock-ins, and some of their future projects are likely to be included as well. The presence of Vulture in the Spider-Verse enhances the chance that a third member of the squad has already been picked. Nonetheless, these people have been portrayed as anti-heroes at best. They are not at all sinister. Is this the Six Slightly Nice? And, in the absence of a primary hero like Spider-Man, why are these individuals banding together in the first place? Who will they be fighting? These inquiries merely add to the fanfare around Sony’s ultimate plan.

Kraven the Hunter

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There’s been a lot of speculation regarding Sony’s next releases, so it’s time to find out what they are. The aim behind all of these movies (and one TV program) is to contribute to the expanding Spider-Man world without adding a Spider-Man, however very few of these ideas and planned projects truly solve the developing hero issue.
Kraven the Hunter, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Quicksilver in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is presently in production. This Marvel character, which features the notorious Spider-Man adversary, has previously been sold as the ultimate predator. His preoccupation with hunting hazardous wildlife corresponds to his bloodthirsty desire for competitiveness. Spidey is generally seen as his biggest danger, and he confronts it straight on. The classic tale Kraven’s Last Hunt is the most logical to adapt to the big screen, with the hunter ultimately killing Spider-Man and remorsefully taking his place as a flawed anti-hero under the mask.

But that is not what Sony is doing. The studio has presented the character as an animal lover who would defend the environment at all costs in their attempt for either a primary vigilante or a Sinister Six addition. He’s still an adversary to Spider-Man, but with Peter Parker away and no reason to begin the battle, there are some doubts about whether this will address any of the studio’s present problems, and it’s fair to say that this is not the path most would have expected Kraven’s career to take.

El Muerto 

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El Muerto is up next, a figure that few people have heard of despite only appearing in two Spider-Man comics. Nonetheless, Sony took a risk by hiring rap artist Bad Bunny as the title character. El Muerto receives the title and gift from his father, who is cruelly slain by El Dorado, thanks to a supernatural luchador mask. It’s a narrative about vengeance and coming to terms with one’s origins. It’s still not high-profile enough for the Spider-Verse to rally behind El Muerto as the primary hero.

Web, Madame

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Madame Web is another project in the works that plays on the subject of the multiverse. The character’s initial version was commonly portrayed as an elderly lady who perched on the web of time and assisted Spider-Man on his journey across universes. She was never the story’s center focus, but she was a vital supporting character. With Dakota Johnson in charge of the production, there are certainly some changes to the screenplay. According to one idea, Johnson will play a version of Spider-Girl, Julia Eugenia Cornwall Carpenter, who obtains the Madame Web skills in the comics.
If this is the truth, it might be a really new take on the mythology, fleshing out the Spider-Verse and finally giving the series a hero to concentrate on. But there is one more figure that has all of the attributes required to lead the Sonyverse into the future while still serving as a sympathetic protagonist!

Silk

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Sony may be focused on the big screen, but there is one television project in the works. Silk. Cindy Moon, Peter Parker’s classmate, was bitten by a radioactive spider as well. It’s a common narrative with quite different outcomes. She plays the hero Silk in a great coming-of-age story told from a unique point of view. Moon is the character that has the ability to solve Sony’s hero issue. She is down to earth, loveable, and easily relatable. There’s no knowing how the character’s adaptation to the tiny screen will affect the larger world. There have also been no casting announcements or speculations, despite the project’s strength in developing a compelling lead woman for the long term.

The Hero Issue

Is Sony truly facing a hero crisis with all of these projects? Yes, right now. Silk and Madame Web are the two greatest options for shifting the franchise’s course, but with Kraven the Hunter on the way, it doesn’t seem like a much-needed change will occur anytime soon. In the immediate term, there is just one viable option: Tom Holland’s Peter Parker. But, with Marvel keeping the character under wraps, that’s going to be a tall order.
Perhaps the Sinister Six will be a smashing success. Maybe Andrew Garfield will suit up again, or maybe a totally new Spider-Man will appear on the big screen. However, unless there is a major Spider-person to surround this Spider-Verse, Sony may suffer the same challenges. Fortunately, the animated world is firing on all cylinders, showing the rest of the industry how to treat a comic book product.

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Doctor Strange 2 : Scarlet Witch vs. Strange Deleted Fight Scene – FanArt

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness stunned fans straight away by revealing that the Scarlet Witch will be the film’s principal adversary. This res

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness stunned fans straight away by revealing that the Scarlet Witch will be the film’s principal adversary. This resulted in some really fantastic battle sequences between the MCU’s two most powerful magic-wielders, but there’s been a lot of talk about more of it appearing in deleted scenes.

The majority of that attention has been focused on the sequel’s abandoned opening scene, in which Wanda Maximoff would have killed Earth-616’s Baron Mordo. She would have decapitated him and gave Strange the severed head when they first met at the farm, leaving little mistake about who Strange would face during Doctor Strange 2.

Over the last several months, concept art has also hinted more deleted sequences, including a flashback to Strange losing his sister at the lake and a tease showing the wicked Nightmare in action. Fans can now see more deleted Scarlet Witch action, which would have pitted her against Strange once again early in the Multiversal sequel.

Doctor Strange 2’s Deleted Scarlet Witch Battle Illustrator David Allcock released a collection of storyboard drawings including a previously uncovered deleted sequence from Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness through Twitter user @itsjustanx. This scenario would have pitted Doctor Strange against the Scarlet Witch as Strange and America Chavez jumped across the Multiverse after leaving Kamar-Taj.

Strange uses his magic to free Chavez from the Scarlet Witch’s grasp while Chavez opens one of her star portals.

New Doctor Strange 2 Art Reveals Deleted Scarlet Witch vs. Strange Fight

The scene when Chavez falls through with the blue light from her portal around her in-frame seems very similar to what appeared in the final cut of the film.

New Doctor Strange 2 Art Reveals Deleted Scarlet Witch vs. Strange Fight

It would have had the Scarlet Witch really pursue Strange and Chavez into the star gate, employing images similar to those seen before when the villain was pushing through mirrors.

New Doctor Strange 2 Art Reveals Deleted Scarlet Witch vs. Strange Fight

Along with Wanda pursuing the heroic team, they would have encountered other demons while traversing the Multiverse. There was even a chance they’d run across one of the more sinister Strange Variants, akin to how Earth-616’s good doctor confronted Sinister Strange at the conclusion of the narrative.

New Doctor Strange 2 Art Reveals Deleted Scarlet Witch vs. Strange Fight

As the Scarlet Witch pursued Strange and Chavez, she would release more of her actual power, which she had garnered while delving into the pages of the Darkhold.

New Doctor Strange 2 Art Reveals Deleted Scarlet Witch vs. Strange Fight

In her chase, the villain would have seized Chavez by the wrist, however it’s uncertain whether the action would have progressed as it did in the final edit of Doctor Strange 2.

New Doctor Strange 2 Art Reveals Deleted Scarlet Witch vs. Strange Fight

Marvel Parallels Avoided With Deleted Scene?

New Doctor Strange 2 Art Reveals Deleted Scarlet Witch vs. Strange Fight

With Doctor Strange 2 clocking in at little over two hours, it’s hardly unexpected that so many deleted scenes and concept art have been published now that the film has come and gone. This sequence would have certainly added a couple of minutes to the running length, although it’s unclear whether it would have come with the universe-jumping scene or taken its place entirely.

Furthermore, given Marvel’s vast history, this deleted battle has some resemblance to another sequence seen by fans in 2017’s Thor: Ragnarok, which starred Thor, Loki, and Hela. This three got into a similar brawl when Loki summoned the Bifrost to transport him and Thor to Asgard, prompting Hela to leap in and fling them over the rainbow bridge into the uncharted realms of space.

In the end, it looks that this confrontation between Doctor Strange and the Scarlet Witch was never even pre-visualized, since this is the first time fans have seen this scene shown in public. While it would have undoubtedly provided another fantastic combat scene to the already packed film, leaving it out maintained some of the emphasis on Strange and America as they began their first journey across the Multiverse.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is now available to watch on Disney+.

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Spider-Man: No Way Home Extended Cut Trailer Is Now Available

Spider-Man: No Way Home, the third-highest-grossing MCU film ever, is poised to return to cinemas across the globe in the coming weeks. Sony and Marvel are

Spider-Man: No Way Home, the third-highest-grossing MCU film ever, is poised to return to cinemas across the globe in the coming weeks. Sony and Marvel are preparing to send fans back to the MCU’s first real Multiversal event, “The More Fun Stuff Version,” when Tom Holland’s third and largest solo Spidey trip takes a second run on the big screen.

The extended edit of No Way Home will feature 11 minutes of material that did not make the initial theatrical release in December 2021, according to reports. More material starring Charlie Cox’s “very smart lawyer,” Matt Murdock, as well as other exchanges with Holland and the two other Spider-Men, portrayed by Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield, are possible.

The advertising tour for the new No Way Home extended cut began with a new poster that included all three Spider-Men, as well as all five villains and a scattering of supporting characters. This promotional tour now continues with a new trailer for the film, however it doesn’t exactly include any…new stuff.

New Trailer for No Way Home Extended Cut

Watch: Spider-Man: No Way Home Extended Cut Trailer Released

Sony Pictures has published a 30-second clip for Spider-Man: No Way Home’s theatrical re-release, which begins on August 31 in Indonesia.

Surprisingly, despite the promise that fresh material would be added in this edit, this teaser has no new footage.

The commercial focuses mostly on Peter’s struggles with the film’s five Multiversal antagonists, including Happy Hogan’s phone conversation in which he asks Peter who they are all. The closing scene of the teaser depicts Peter leaping into fight against the criminals, with the other two Spider-Men cut out, but the Lizard is still hit by the air, exactly as he was in the second trailer.

The whole trailer is available below:

Sony is back with another Spider-Man trailer.

Sony Pictures rocketed to the top of the entertainment business with the original release of Spider-Man: No Way Home, despite a difficult couple of years of releases. The studio had its most successful film ever, shattering box office records and generating over $2 billion in its first run.

Despite the hype for the “More Fun Stuff Version,” Sony made no attempt to tease anything new that would be presented in this new edit of the threequel. The studio didn’t even bother to replace the scene of all three Spider-Men leaping into fight on the Statue of Liberty, instead settling for the error-filled picture in which the Lizard is assaulted by a secret figure.

Regardless of these gaffes, anticipation is growing for what Sony and Marvel have in store with material not included in the initial December 2021 edit. And, if nothing else, the threequel is still one of the most popular superhero films in history, which should be plenty to entice fans to return to the big screen a few more times.

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Marvel’s Biggest Multiverse Reveal Is Wasted

This article contains Edge of Spider-Verse #2 spoilers.Marvel Comics squandered their most significant multiverse disclosure. Multiverses may be trendy rig

This article contains Edge of Spider-Verse #2 spoilers.

Marvel Comics squandered their most significant multiverse disclosure. Multiverses may be trendy right now, but Marvel Comics has been using the notion for decades. The finest multiverse tales allow you to ponder the question “What If…?” – to picture universes where heroes were beaten instead of triumphing, planets were broken, or entire new champions created. Sometimes these “What If…?” tales help to establish concepts that will ultimately make their way into the regular comic book narrative, and maybe even into the movies themselves. In the comics, Jane Foster initially appeared as Thor.

Edge of Spider-Verse #2 features “A Single Thread,” a short narrative by Dan Slott and Paco Medina that has just been used to change the history and nature of the entire Marvel world. The universe started untold billions of years ago, long after the ancient Elder Gods were expelled, according to Edge of Spider-Verse #2. Gaea and Oshtur started producing new gods and demigods, and they entrusted the construction of the universe to the early spider-goddess Neith. She fashioned the Web of Life and Destiny, which is centered on Earth-001. Finally, the Spider-hidden Verse’s genesis has been exposed.

Marvel has just rewritten the structure of the whole multiverse.

It’s odd, though, that Marvel practically squandered such a big disclosure. The real nature of the universe is introduced in what seems to be a tangent or side-story to the main event, rather than in a large ” event ” issue with a great amount of hype behind it. This choice is even more astounding considering the importance of multiverses in popular culture, and Marvel Comics’ own multiverse is now serving as inspiration for the MCU’s. Spider-Man: No Way Home, like the comics, has established spider-characters as prominent players in the universe.

Marvel Wastes Its Biggest Multiverse Reveal

To be fair to Marvel, Edge of Spider-Verse #2 does have some backstory. The first Edge of Spider-Verse miniseries debuted with the original Spider-Verse storyline in 2014, and its second issue featured the famous Spider-Gwen. Marvel may have decided to make the second issue of this new Edge of Spider-Verse miniseries seem just as important – but if so, the comic book publisher could have pushed it more aggressively.

It’s enthralling to discover the real genesis and nature of the MCU’s cosmos. The important issue is whether it will survive much longer; this tie-in is tied with the End of the Spider-Verse event, implying that the multiverse’s laws are going to be altered. Marvel’s universe has been defined, but it may not last.

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