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Old 06-02-2013, 11:03 AM   #127
metaphysician
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Default Re: Do you think Marvel will EVER get the film rights to Spider-Man?

Depends. Sony has a relatively good working relationship with Marvel/Disney, and they also don't get any merchandise revenue from the Spider-man movies. If they get in financial trouble, I could potentially see Sony selling back the rights in exchange for a distribution deal, so they'd get guaranteed revenue for a couple future movies, in exchange for vastly lower cost and risk. Sure, they'd lose the big paycheck, but they already lost a big chunk of that paycheck anyway.

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