Can Disney+ secure the streaming rights to the Sony Spider-Man movies?
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Disney is racing to re-acquire the streaming rights to some of its biggest movies, since the digital ownership of many of its titles has changed over the last decade. Now, as Sony and Disney’s Marvel Studios seem ready to end their relationship, questions about whether Disney will buy the rights to Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home for its new streaming service, Disney+, have entered the equation.
But the company isn’t ready to offer any clear answer at this moment. Disney+ streaming service president Michael Paull told The Verge during an interview at D23, the company’s biennial conference, that Disney “has nothing to announce on that” at this time.
Still, it’s hard to imagine that Disney wouldn’t want to bring the…