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Sony Developing a New Animated Feature for Spider-Man

By now, you’ve most likely heard about the recent incident where a group of hackers managed to compromise Sony’s private data, leading to the release of tons of confidential data. The incident is a little bit outside the scope of Toonbarn (we mostly deal with just cartoons, superheroes, animation, and games) but one leaked information is right up our alley: it seems that Sony has several Spider-Man-related projects in the pipeline and one of them is an animated feature version.

Kurtzman Discusses Choosing the Right Incarnation for Venom Spin-Off Film

With the announcement that Sony will be launching a new movie franchise off of Spider-Man, one that focuses on his on-again/off-again nemesis Venom, one of the chief concerns that fans have is “which one?”

The Venom character, which started out as an alien symbiote suit that Peter Parker brought home from space and eventually found it’s own host after a falling out with Peter (because it tried to take over. You already know the story), found its way in the hands of several owners and spawned other symbiote suits. Eddie Brock is arguably the most popular one, but the other incarnations – including Flash Thompson and Mac Gargan (The Scorpion) are also favored by some people.

In an interview with CBR’s Spin-Off Online, Alex Kurtzman discussed the challenges involved in choosing the right one, though he failed to mention exactly which one they went with:

Studio Meddling Responsible for Amazing Spider-Man 2’s Narrative Problems?

Amazing Spider-Man 2 did well in the box office, and we personally enjoyed watching the film. However, it can’t be denied that it has received a lot of criticism due to its rather disjointed narrative, which many consider as being responsible for destroying the flow of the story. During an interview with The Daily Beast, star Andrew Garfield sort of acknowledged and addressed the criticisms, and has pointed to parts of the original script being changed by way too many people:

Spider-Man Makes His Way to Disney Infinity

Our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man will be joining The Avengers and a ton of Disney’s popular characters in the hit multiplatform action/toy collection game Disney Infinity, via the new Marvel Super Heroes Spider-Man playset. The new playset is scheduled to launch this fall and will include Spidey himself, Nick Fury, Iron Fist, Nova, and Venom as playable characters. Disney Interactive has previously announced Avengers members Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hawkeye, and Black Widow.

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