IN PHOTO: The Spiderman float makes its way down 6th Ave during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 27, 2014.
IN PHOTO: The Spiderman float makes its way down 6th Ave during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 27, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

For a long time, rumours have been swirling around claiming Spider-Man will join forces with Marvel's superheroes and its team of "Avengers" in the franchise's third instalment titled "Infinity War." The speculations started spreading like wildfire when a publication posted an unconfirmed report. Head inside to find out the truth.

Reporting several potential spoilers, Latino Review broke the news stating "the deal went through" and Spider-Man will be appearing in Marvel's "Avengers: Infinity War Part 1." The publication went on to claim that the movie will not feature Chris Evans' Steve Rogers/ Captain America and Chris Hemsworth's Thor. The website claim that by the time the movie comes out Captain America will be dead and Thor will be spending time in prison.

The publication explained how Spider-Man will fit into the MCU Phase 3 and the new "Avengers" team. According to the report, the new "Avengers" team will consist of several new characters such as Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, The Vision, Dr. Strange, Black Panther, Ant-Man, Captain Marvel, Members of Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain Marvel, Daredevil, Wasp, Iron Fist, Jewel, any of the New Inhumans, any of the classic Inhumans, Spider-Man and others.

As for the classic Phase 1 and Phase 2 "Avengers" superheroes, the website claims they will make a return in "Infinity War Part 2." The news created quite a stir among the media outlets and comic book and non-comic book fans.

However, when Comic Book Resources decided to dig deeper into the rumour, they found out the truth is completely opposite. The aforementioned entertainment news publication reportedly contacted unnamed Sony representative, who brushed aside the reports stating it is an "old rumour" with "no validity whatsoever."

This is not the first time the rumour of Sony and Marvel tie-up has surfaced. Fans heard about the possible affiliation for the first time in October 2014 when Entertainment Weekly reported that the two studios were in "delicate preliminary conversations."

The news was followed by Wall Street Journal's report stating that the alleged email hacking incident revealed that "Sony Pictures has considered partnering with Marvel." The emails reportedly disclosed "extensive discussions between executives" of both the studios.

"Avengers: Infinity Wars Part 1" is scheduled to be released in 2018 followed by its Part 2 in 2019. But before that Marvel's will introduces several new Marvel superheroes such as Dr. Strange, Black Panther, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch and many more who are expected to play an important role in Marvel's new phase.

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