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Mark Ruffalo Can't Imagine an MCU Without Spider-Man

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Since his debut in 1962's Amazing Fantasy #15, Spider-Man has gone on to become Marvel Comics' most popular character, and he finally made his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in 2016's Captain America: Civil War. As for the new deal between Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures, many are undoubtedly excited to see Spidey remain a part of the popular franchise, including Mark Ruffalo, who plays the MCU's Hulk.

While speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Ruffalo praised Spider-Man actor Tom Holland and commented on the two companies’ fixed relationship following the temporary rift between Sony and Disney.

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"I think it's amazing," Ruffalo stated. "[Tom Holland]'s a great guy, he's a great actor, and yeah, I had a good feeling that [Sony and Marvel] would work it out."

Ruffalo also talked about his own feelings regarding the falling out between Sony and Disney.

"It's good for [Disney and Sony], and I was sad that it would even...," Ruffalo continued. "I just can't even imagine, after what we've all done together, like, how you would separate [Spider-Man and Marvel]?"

Nothing is known about the next MCU Spider-Man film, although Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home’s Jon Watts is in talks to return as director for it.

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Helmed by Jon Watts, Spider-Man: Far from Home stars Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, J.B. Smoove, Jacob Batalon and Martin Starr, with Marisa Tomei and Jake Gyllenhaal. The film is available now on Digital and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and DVD.

The as-yet-untitled third Spider-Man film starring Tom Holland releases on July 16, 2021.

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