Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are still reeling over the recent news that Sony and Disney were unable to reach an agreement over the Spider-Man films, meaning Tom Holland’s beloved Peter Parker is unlikely to be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's future. People all over the Internet have been in an uproar since the news broke, including Marvel mega-fan Kevin Smith, Marvel’s newest star Simu Liu (Shang-Chi), and Marvel’s Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye/Clint Barton). However, Holland has yet to comment on the news. In fact, he just posted a photo to Instagram of himself driving a sweet, new ride. Since the post when up yesterday, fans have reacted to the fact that the actor appears to be calm about the news. Here's the initial post:
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Here are some hilarious fan reactions to Holland’s seemingly nonchalant attitude:
Sony: *takes away partnership with Marvel*
Tom Holland: *posts pic of him in a car and acts like nothing happened*
Us wanting answers: pic.twitter.com/4fGkKm1LvK— Chelsea Adams (@chelsmadams) August 21, 2019
spiderman fans: *are stressed*
Tom Holland: look at this fancy car I’m in that I can be in because I get paychecks & will still be getting paychecks y’all need to relax pic.twitter.com/2R2VjtLZc3— kayla | UMPAHx2 #GetWellSoonJungwoo (@neorvng) August 21, 2019
literally everyone: NOOOO SPIDERMAN :(((
tom holland: i love car pic.twitter.com/IcjX31sg6X— tabitha (@banditostark) August 21, 2019
Tom Holland posting a pic of him driving around in a cool car on Instagram while all the Spider-Man / Sony / Marvel drama is happening is the wholesome anxious chaotic energy I need from him during this difficult time pic.twitter.com/jZTL9gVtqQ— Will Lane (@willlane1997) August 21, 2019
everyone: crying because spider mans out of the mcu— angele (@spxceblake) August 21, 2019
tom holland: got a new car pic.twitter.com/7IY1vw2A88
According to a recent report from Deadline, the Disney/Sony standoff was over a reworking of the deal that would see Disney get a 50-50 co-financing stake in the upcoming Spider-Man movies. The deal would have given Disney its stake in the franchise while also bringing Sony's extended universe of Spider-Man movies such as Venom into the MCU. Sony turned the offer down outright without so much as a counteroffer. The company preferred to keep the current arrangement intact, which sees Disney receiving an approximate 5% of each Spider-Man movie's first-dollar gross.
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