The fans took the news rough about Sony taking Spider-Man back and leaving Disney. Some fans blamed Sony for not letting Spider-Man hang out with the Avengers, while others blamed Disney for being greedy and only wanting Spider-Man to make an extra buck. There is one person who also took it rough not just about the character, but also personally. Stan Lee’s daughter Joan Celia has something to say against Disney. In a interview with TMZ, here is what she said:
“Marvel and Disney seeking total control of my father’s creations must be checked and balanced by others who, while still seeking to profit, have genuine respect for Stan Lee and his legacy. Whether it’s Sony or someone else’s, the continued evolution of Stan’s characters and his legacy deserves multiple points of view. When my father died, no one from Marvel or Disney reached out to me. From day one, they have commoditized my father’s work and never shown him or his legacy any respect or decency. In the end, no one could have treated my father worse than Marvel and Disney’s executives.”
That’s her response to Disney.
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If you didn’t know what’s going on, Sony Pictures and Disney are splitting up due to a disagreement with the finances of using Spider-Man in the Disney movies. According to Variety, it is believed that Sony was to give 5% of the earnings to Marvel and Disney when using the character Spider-Man. With this deal, Sony would let Disney use Spider-Man for merchandising and movie projects such as Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War. But now, the reason why there’s a dispute with Sony and Disney is because after the success of Spider-Man: Far From Home in July in which they earned a grossing of approximately $1 billion dollars, Disney demanded that they should get 50/50 of the money. In results, since Sony doesn’t like this new deal, they either want to stick with the old deal or leave Disney in which they will do the Spider-Man movies without any Disney involved. If that is the case, Tom Holland is planned to be in two more Spider-Man titles, unfortunately, they will not have Disney involved such as moments from past movies like Infinity War and Iron Man.
Today I found a response from Sony Pictures in regards to this split. I will share this from this Twitter and I will copy and paste. I don’t know what’s your opinion on this but based on what I been hearing from people I follow, I think Sony made the right choice to leave Disney. As much as I really love how Sony was willing to let Spider-Man team up with the Avengers, I am afraid that Disney would take advantage of Spider-Man for their greedy purposes. Disney already owns Marvel characters and Star Wars and they want Fox Marvel characters. Unless something gets resolved, I don’t want Spider-Man be treated as a marketing scheme for Disney.
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.
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.
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.
If you have been a fan of both Mario and Sonic games, you might have played at least one game of the Mario and Sonic Olympic Games. It’s already been announced that Nintendo and Sega are back again for another Olympic Game title featuring Mario and Sonic. This new game is called Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020. Depending where you live, this game is coming out on November 2019. In North America, it’s November 5th and in Europe it’s November 8th for Nintendo Switch. Revealed in a recent trailer, you can play as your favorite character and event as retro sprites. You can play as classic Sonic and Mario and change the world in a pixel like world. Which side are you on?
With all this news about Dragon Ball Z Kakarot, players are excited to play as either Goku and Gohan experience the trill of Dragon Ball Z in their eyes in this action RPG game. To add more to the excitement, Bandai Namco announced that players will also be able to experience the Cell Saga as the future warrior Trunks.
Also, it looks like we’re getting an original new character for this game created by Dragon Ball creator himself Akira Toriyama. This new character is named Bonyu. The only details we know about her is that she was a former member of the Ginyu Force and she’s going to be a character where you can interact with her for side missions.
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot is coming out in early 2020!
If you want superhero action and you are not sure if the upcoming Avengers video game will be worth your money, check out these videos from the folks of IGN. IGN was able to get some gameplay footage of the video game from Gamescon. In these videos, players will able to play as the five Avengers (no love for Hawkeye?): Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and Black Widow. This game will be available for PS4, X1, PC and Stadia in May 2020.
Which Avenger do you plan to play as? I think I might enjoy playing as Captain America and Black Widow.
If free boss characters isn’t enough for your enjoyment of Jump Force, maybe these updates will solve your problem. It’s been announced that the upcoming DLC characters (Good) Majin Buu and Katsuki Bakugo will be joining the crossover fighting game Jump Force soon! Whether you bought the season pass or just going to buy them separately, these two characters will be available on August 23th. Majin Buu is from the series Dragon Ball and Katsuki Bakugo is from My Hero Academia. They are the 4th and 5th DLC characters out of the 9 characters in the DLC pack. You can also buy the previous characters All Might, Seto Kaiba, and Biscuit.
I don’t have Jump Force, but I hear people complain that Jump Force online battles lack the rematch button. They are unable to fight the same person online. After a long time, Bandai Namco will fix this problem because they also announced that they are going to be adding the ability to have rematches. However, depending on region and platform, people will get this update on different times. These platforms are PS4, X1 and PC.