Sony Might Beat the MCU to a Spider-Woman Franchise

by Jeremy Spirogis
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With the latest launch of the Morbius trailer — that includes Michael Keaton’s Vulture, in addition to an allusion to Spider-Man by way of the web-slinger’s picture with the phrase “murderer” spray-painted over it — it’s clear that the Sony Spider-Verse will exist alongside the MCU. 

The relationship between the 2 universes will almost definitely be tangential, as followers mustn’t count on the worlds to collide narratively, past reference and a few shared characters. The Sony Spider-Verse is unlikely to sculpt the MCU’s huge image, however something stays potential. 

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With the Sony Spider-Verse and the MCU each creating tales based mostly round Spider-Man and the related characters, the 2 worlds might come into battle, and if each universes are speeding to a Spider-Woman franchise, who will emerge triumphantly? Would two Spider-Woman sagas work, or will the studios compete — returning to the negotiation desk as soon as extra — for the beloved character?

Sony is reportedly planning a Spider-Woman saga based mostly on Jessica Drew 

According to We Got This Covered, Sony is planning a Spider-Woman film with an “interesting twist.” WGTC, counting on the identical sources who knew Tom Holland was in talks for Venom 2 and {that a} live-action Bambi remake was within the works, reported that the Jessica Drew account of Spider-Woman is on Sony’s radar. 

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Jessica Drew, within the comics, was born with powers after her mom was struck with spider-radiation whereas pregnant. Drew can produce highly effective electrical shocks from her palms, is totally immune to poison and radiation, and might launch mind-altering pheromones, making her Spider-Woman vastly completely different from the opposite web-slingers when contemplating her skillset.

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If Sony will get this character to the display screen shortly, will the MCU need to let their Spider-Woman goals go? Will the MCU be pressured to convey Drew into its panorama, additional meshing the 2 universes? Or, will the MCU plan to launch the alleged Spider-Gwen, or the potential MJ Spider-Woman, earlier than Drew involves shock (pun meant) followers spanning the globe. 

The MCU could also be trying to launch a Spider-Gwen film and appears to be prepping Michelle Jones for Spider-Woman too 

Now that the multiverse exists, prospects relating to characters and narratives stay infinite. All indicators recommend that the MCU has two plans in the case of future web-slingers, however it’s probably that just one will come to fruition. In quick, a feminine Spider-Woman will probably take Peter Parker’s place after sharing the display screen with Tom Holland’s Spidey. 

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According to Marvel insider Mikey Sutton, the MCU is trying to introduce Spider-Gwen into the MCU, as she is a fan-favorite character whose beloved throughout a number of demographics. Sutton goes on to clarify that the character would change into a big presence within the panorama, probably becoming a member of forces with different heroes and Avengers alongside the best way. However, the MCU additionally appears to be prepping Zendaya’s Michelle Jones for the position as properly.

Rumor has it that the unique Mary Jane will probably be coming to the MCU, which might result in Michelle Jones and Parker splitting…and Michelle Jones realizing her potential for the superhero life. Jones has already acquired the required Spidey senses. She deduced Parker’s id by attending to his absence in instances of disaster, and she or he discovered Mysterio’s fraudulence. She’s additionally acquired the fast wit and dry humor wanted to excel within the MCU area. So, will it’s MJ or Gwen, or neither? Will the MCU transfer ahead with Spider-Woman if Sony releases the Jessica Drew film first? How will the studios negotiate feminine Spidey?

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