Ever realised from the trailers, interviews, and outakes the cast and the people working on the project don't seem to use the word 'symbiote'?
Spider-Man 3 don't seem to use a crusial word.
"hmmm... be interesting if they use an alien life form when they said it would be too hard to use an alien life form for the proper phoenix...M"
The phoenix was a cosmic entity and pretty much embodiment of life itself. That'd be a little harder to pass off than alien goo. Woulda liked to seem them try though.
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