Spider-Man Is Leaving The MCU. Here's How Fans Reacted In 20 Emotional & Hilarious Tweets

#SaveSpiderMan

Well. It looks like Spider-Man may be exiting the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) for real this time.

Image via Sony Pictures

Deadline reported that Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige will no longer produce any future Spider-Man films after Disney (who owns Marvel Studios) and Sony Pictures (who controls Spider-Man's movie rights) failed to reach a financial agreement to continue their collaboration. 

According to the report, Disney had proposed splitting future Spider-Man movies in a 50/50 co-financing agreement, which would also mean a 50/50 split in profits

However, Sony turned down the offer, which led to Disney removing Feige and Marvel Studios as producers of Sony's future Spider-Man films, essentially Thanos-snapping the iconic superhero's franchise out of the MCU

In a statement, Sony Pictures said that they are "disappointed" with the turn of events, but that they "respect Disney’s decision not to have him continue as a lead producer of our next live action Spider-Man film."

In addition to two more Spider-Man movies in development, Sony is also spearheading several spin-offs from the Spider-Man franchise, including a sequel for Tom Hardy's Venom with Andy Serkis on the helm, Morbius with Jared Leto, as well as Silver Sable and Black Cat spin-off. 

The news came as a shock to fans, who wasted no time in taking to social media to express their devastation

Some are now worried for Tom Holland's future as Spider-Man...

Tony Stark did not die for this

STAN LEE did not die for this

Even Jeremy Renner, who plays Hawkeye in the MCU, chimed in: 

Some fans are coping in the only way they know how - with memes and headcanons

In short, Spider-Man deserves better. #SaveSpiderMan

How do you think the MCU and the Spider-Man franchise will move forward without each other from now on? Let us know how you feel in the comments section.

This week, Spider-Man: Far From Home surpassed the James Bond film Skyfall to become Sony's all-time highest grossing film. On that note, did you spot this sneaky cameo when you watched the movie?

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