Spidey's homecoming: Sony, Disney agree to joint project

Credit: Courtesy: Sony Pictures Publicity

Credit: Courtesy: Sony Pictures Publicity

Rest easy Marvel and "Spider-Man" fans. Tom Holland's Spidey is going nowhere.

Sony Pictures Entertainment and The Walt Disney Studios have come to an agreement that will have Marvel Studios and the company's president, Kevin Feige, producing the third movie in the "Spider-Man: Homecoming" series, keeping Spider-Man and Holland in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or MCU, multiple media outlets are reporting.

The latest actor to wear the Spider-Man mask, Holland will reprise his role as the webslinger in the film that is scheduled to be released on July 16, 2021, ScreenRant reported.

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The deal will allow Spider-Man to appear in another Marvel Studios film, IGN reported.

Amy Pascal, who produced "Spider-Man: Homecoming" and "Spider-Man: Far From Home," will also produce the yet to be named the third installment under Pascal Pictures.

"I am thrilled that Spidey's journey in the MCU will continue, and I and all of us at Marvel Studios are very excited that we get to keep working on it," Feige said in a statement, according to IGN.

But the statement also acknowledges that Sony will continue to develop its own Spider-verse, IGN reported.

The partnership between Sony and Disney's Marvel Studios began in 2015, according to The Hollywood Reporter, and allowed the 2017 release of "Spider-Man: Homecoming" and appearances in 2016's "Captain America: Civil War," 2018's "Avengers: Infinity War" and this year's "Avengers: Endgame."

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