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Tag: Sony’s Marvel Universe

A Deep Dive into the Sony/Spider-Man/Disney Debacle, and What’s in Store for the Future

It was in early 2015 when news first broke that Sony and Disney made a momentous deal to bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Fast forward almost five years later, and that deal has apparently come to an abrupt end. Talks of re-negotiating the original terms of the deal broke down, and now Spider-Man ...

Sony Ends its ‘Spider-Man’ Deal with Disney

UPDATE: (AUGUST 21, 2019 at 8:16AM EST): Sony has officially released a response to the news of Spider-Man leaving the MCU. They maintain that it was Disney who decided to ultimately decline renewing the deal. They cite Kevin Feige's workload as the main reason why Disney decided to not continue the partnership. https://twitter.com/SonyPictures/status/1164036827667238912 https://twitter.com/SonyPictures/status/1164036830573953024 UPDATE: ...

Andy Serkis has Met with Sony about Directing ‘Venom 2’

Talk about an out-of-left-field pick. Andy Serkis has reportedly met with Sony Pictures about directing Venom 2. The first Venom was directed by Ruben Fleischer but is not returning. Serkis flew to Los Angeles for meetings set by Sony brass earlier this week. He is one of several filmmakers in the mix, sources say, as Sony carefully weighs who ...

Phil Lord and Chris Miller Sign Nine-Figure Deal with Sony, Will Develop Marvel TV Universe

The Hollywood-power duo behind The Lego Movie, Jump Street and Spider-Verse have departed the longtime home at 20th Century Fox TV for a massive five-year deal with Sony Pictures. Phil Lord and Chris Miller are moving their overall deal from 20th Century Fox TV to Sony Pictures TV. After producing one of the most critically ...

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ is Getting an “Alt-Universe Cut”

As if Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse wasn't unique enough already, an extended version of the film has been confirmed to be in development. Although, it's not exactly the extended cut you are expecting. Directors Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman have revealed that an extended version of the movie, dubbed the "Alt-Universe Cut" is ...

Chris Pine Has a Small but Impactful Cameo in ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is just a few short weeks away from its anticipated release, but now, a brand-new revelation about the first theatrical animated Spidey feature has just been revealed. Talkies Network is able to confirm that Wonder Woman and Star Trek actor Chris Pine has a small but impactful role in the film. A surprise that has been ...

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Sequel & All-Female Spinoff in the Works From Sony

With just weeks to go before Sony unveils the highly anticipated animated movie, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Sony Pictures Animation is already in the process of putting the pieces together for not just a sequel but a spinoff as well. The report comes from THR, who say that Joaquim Dos Santos, known for his work on ...

Box Office Report: ‘Venom’ Devours $205M Globally; ‘A Star Is Born’ Shines with $50M+

Superhero, or in this case, anti-hero fatigue is a myth as Sony's Venom just silenced its critics. The film devoured a massive $80 million from 4,250 theaters in its domestic opening, easily the best showing ever for an October title. Across the pond, Venom soared to $125.2 million from 58 markets for a global bow of $205.2 million. The ...

Sony Details What’s Next for their “Spider-Man/Marvel Universe” After ‘Venom’

Venom, the highly anticipated comic book adaptation that hits theaters in October, isn’t just an attempt to do justice to the legendary symbiote after a lackluster appearance in 2007’s Spider-Man 3. It’s also a big-budget bet by Sony Pictures that the world of Spider-Man can spawn its own cinematic universe to rival what Disney has ...

San Diego Comic-Con 2018: Sony Pictures Panel Live Coverage

Just like that we are back with more San Diego Comic-Con 2018 panel coverage! Next... Sony Pictures to discuss their upcoming features such as Venom. Follow along below and refresh the page for live updates! The Sony Pictures Hall H panel kicks off with host Jessica Chobot welcoming the packed crowd of over 6,000 attendees.  First ...

Jared Leto to Star in Sony’s Spider-Man Spin-off ‘Morbius the Living Vampire,’ Daniel Espinosa to Direct

While Jared Leto is still set to continue on as DC's most famous villain, The Joker, the Thirty Seconds to Mars singer has added another comic book film to his resume. This time however, its for DC's biggest rival. THR reports that the Oscar-winning actor has signed on to star in Morbius, Sony’s latest entry ...

Sony Reportedly Developing ‘Spider-Man’ Spin-Off About Korean-American Heroine ‘Silk’

It looks like Sony is planning to make a big statement when it comes to its growing Marvel film universe as they have reportedly commissioned a Spider-Man spin-off film centered on the Korean-American heroine Silk. The report comes from The Wrap who say that Amy Pascal will be producing the project. Silk first appeared in April 2014’s ...

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