How Spider-Man 4 Cancellation Paved the Way for Peter Parker's MCU Future

How Spider-Man 4 Cancellation Paved the Way for Peter Parker's MCU Future
In today's edition of "what if?" alternate superhero history, we look back at what could have been as Sam Raimi's Spider-man 4 would have hit theaters exactly a decade ago. Following the financial success of Spider-Man 3, the plan was to have Raimi direct another installment with Tobey Maguire reprising his role as Peter Parker once more. That didn't happen.

Instead, we got The Amazing Spider-Man reboot with Andrew Garfield, which ultimately paved the way, eventually for Spidey to make his way to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This sequel not happening, oddly enough, probably made a bigger impact than the movie itself would have made.

Let's rewind the clock. On March 12, 2009, the official Sony Pictures Twitter account stated, "Sony Pictures to release Spider-Man 4 on May 6, 2011." Considering Spider-Man 3 made just shy of $900 million at the box office in 2007, this seemed like a wise choice. Mind you, Iron Man
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