There has been a bunch of talk lately about Spider-Man joining forces with The Avengers. According to Latino Review, the two universes almost merged in Marvel's blockbuster. It is rumored that the Oscorp Tower was “this close” to becoming part of the skyline for Avengers. The news was revealed after production designer J. Michael Riva died last week after suffering a stroke. Riva designed the Oscorp Tower, and his work has been seen in such films as The Goonies, The Color Purple, A Few Good Men, Congo, Evolution, the Iron Man films, and the upcoming Django Unchained.
Sony and Marvel were actually going to let this awesome little Easter Egg be a part of The Avengers. The only reason that the Oscorp building did not make the cut was because it needed some up-conversion to fit into the skyline for the film. The digital Manhattan seen in Avengers was already done, so this awesome superhero skyline was scrapped.
If you are like me, you wish that the unified Marvel skyline existed. Who knows? it may very well exist in future Avengers films. What do you think of this rumor?