She-Hulk Writer Says They Wanted To Include Spider-Man Characters

The Next Marvel Series She-Hulk: Lawyer looks like there will be a number of appearances/cameos from various characters across the Marvel Universe. We have the return of Abomination (Played by: Tim Roth), we have the return of daredevil (Played by: Charlie Cox) and maybe even an appearance by Krysten Ritter Jessica Jones.

Well, it turns out the show would have had even bigger guest appearances, at least according to one of the writers.

Head Writer Jessica Gao recently revealed in an interview that they originally wanted to include characters from the Spider Man Universe as well, but they couldn’t due to SONY’s stranglehold on the Spider Man film rights.

She said:

There were a lot of comic characters that we wanted a lot of comics for characters in funny situations where we could bring like a character and think of funny reasons why they would get in legal trouble. But there were a lot of characters from the comics that we couldn’t use either because of a rights issue or a few times because of Marvel all they said was they had other projects. And that’s all they told us.

And then we tried very, very hard to push and push and get a little bit more information. Of course, they wouldn’t tell us. But I will say the one MCU character that really pissed off a lot of the writers in our room that we couldn’t use was Spider-Man and everyone involved, like in the Spider-Man universe. Because we had so many Spider-Man fans in the room.

It’s a shame we can’t see Spider-Man or any of the other characters from the recent Tom Holland trilogy. SONY’s ongoing efforts to create its own Spider-Verse prevent such things from happening.


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