Marvel’s deal with Sony took a lot of us by surprise earlier this year when it was confirmed that Spider-Man will feature in one of its titles first before a full-fledged movie is released in July 2017. This meant that Spidey could either feature in Doctor Strange, Guardians of the Galaxy or Captain America: Civil War. New details have surfaced which make it seem very likely for Spider-Man to be features in the upcoming Captain America title.
There’s no official confirmation from Marvel or Sony for that matter, but Robert Downey Jr., who has made the character of Tony Stark (Iron Man) seem like an extension of himself, dropped some major hints in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly.
‘Who thought that Falcon and Black Panther and Ant-Man and now Spider-Man…?,” he said, while pointing out his and Don Cheadle’s storyline now carries real weight in the franchise but that it’s interesting to see all of these other characters hold their own in the movies.
His interview also contained several other hints about Spidey’s presence on the set, including but not limited to a stuntman who was wearing the iconic Spider-Man suit. On the other hand Captain America himself, Chris Evans, plays down expectations, saying that “You never know with Marvel. Sometimes they shoot things and then don’t use them.”
The first trailer for Captain America: Civil War was only released a couple of weeks ago, the movie comes out next year.