Hollywood hegemony: Spider-Man’s greatest nemesis

Why the breakdown in negotiations between Sony and Marvel Studios isn’t as simple as it seems

Illustration of Tom Holland as Spiderman
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The general narrative among diehards is that Sony needs to “put story over money” — a hypothetical restructuring of priorities that essentially requires Sony to hand over its highest-earning property to Disney, no matter the cost or ramifications.
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‘Stranger Things’ have happened

Views from the Outside

I want a film or TV show rich in characters that look like me, that look like Data and Lucas, so that I’ll have no choice but to understand that people like me deserve the chance to experience the incredible.
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