Well, turns out that was more than geek gossip!
The Sony hackers have released details of the secret talks between the two studios in their attempts to merge their superhero movie universes!
In leaked emails, Sony Pictures president Doug Belgrad tells motion picture chief Amy Pascal about a potential deal that would see the webslinger partially return to Marvel!
Under the plan Marvel Studios would produce a brand new trilogy (no more Andrew Garfield??) while Sony would retain "creative control, marketing and distribution" of the films.
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