The two women accuse Franco and two other men associated with his production company and bogus film school of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, fraud and other wrongdoing.
The Marvel movies have together grossed $22 billion at the global box office, and British actor Tom Holland's Spider-Man has become an increasingly central figure in the most lucrative franchise in film history.
Insomniac Games worked with Sony interactive and Marvel Games on "Spider-Man," which has sold more than 13.2 million copies worldwide, according to Sony.
The 23rd adventure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has crossed the $800 million mark worldwide, with box office receipts at $847 million.
"Spider-Man: Far From Home" delivers a $185 million debut from 4,636 venues during its first six days in theaters.
'Aquaman' hauls in another $7.3 million over the weekend. It has now generated $1.09 billion in global box office revenues, making it the largest DC Comics adaptation of all time, according to industry tracker Exhibitor Relations.
"Spider-Verse," based on Sony's catalog of Marvel heroes, is resonating with a slightly older audience than most animated adventures. The movie, which cost $90 million, takes place in a universe where more than one Spider-Man exists.
Stan Lee, who revolutionised the comics by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four and The Incredible Hulk, died in Los Angeles.
Steve Ditko, the Marvel Comics artist who brought Spider-Man to the world in 1962 has passed away at the age of 90.
The latest Marvel juggernaut "Avengers: Infinity War," that features more than two dozen superheroes fighting to save the universe, also broke the record for highest North American opening weekend, raking in $250 million.
The R-rated horror film should make a whopping $117.2 million from 4,103 locations, far surpassing earlier expectations.
A Mexican think tank has come up with an entertaining way to teach people about the damaging effects of corruption. The strategy involves comic books.
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