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Sony Planning Spider-Verse Sequel and Spin-Off

It is a good thing that Marvel and Sony seem to be civil when it comes to the rights of the Spider-Man property (as opposed to the more antagonistic relationship that built up between Fox and Marvel, before the buyout happened.), because Sony is making bank with the wall-crawler. Aside from the Tom Holland Spider-Man that has had healthy crossovers with the MCU’s Avengers, they also have an animated movie slated for December 14, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

And it looks like Sony is confident enough that they already have a sequel and a spin-off lined up. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the sequel will have Joaquim Dos Santos (Justice League Unlimited, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, DreamWorks’ Voltron) as director, with a script penned by David Callaham (The Expendables films, Godzilla, upcoming Wonder Woman 1984).

The untitled Spin-Off, on the other hand, is still being shopped out, with Lauren Montgomery in talks to direct. The project will reportedly have all the female heroes of the Spider-Man storyverse together, and will have a script written by Bek Smith.

Spider-Verse producer Amy Pascal will be working on both projects. Phil Lord and Chris Miller will also likely be involved, though they have not yet been signed on.

By Neil Raymundo

A cowardly and treacherous Toonbarn blogger who can transform into a McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle. Secretly wants to replace Toonbarn Rob as leader of the Decepticons.

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