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Sony Planning Lots of Spider-Man Spin-Off Movies

Could we get to see Carnage and Venom?

Could we get to see Carnage and Venom?

With The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on the way next year, not to mention The Amazing Spider-Man 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man 4 already confirmed, it appears that Sony Pictures have some very serious plans in place for Webhead and his world.

Speaking at a presentation to investors, Sony Pictures Entertainment Co-Chairman Amy Pascal revealed, “We are going to access Marvel’s full world of Spider-Man characters, so be on the lookout for new heroes and villains.”

It’s already been rumoured that we’ll be seeing the Sinister Six in a future film, but it seems as if Sony has even bigger plans.

At the same presentation, Sony Pictures’ CEO Michael Lynton added, “There are a number of scripts in the works.”

With Rhino, Electro, and the Green Goblin on Spidey’s short-term horizon, there’s been various rumours of the likes of Malice, Vulture, Black Cat, and Carnage to make small cameo appearances in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, setting up larger parts down the road.

Quite who could garner enough attention from the general public to warrant their own spin-off film, that’s the big question. Venom is the big one, and he’s been at various stages of development with a solo film over the years. Could we finally get to see Eddie Brock in his own, twisted outing? Given that any spin-off would likely revolve around a hero, or anti-hero in Venom’s case, the only other character that I can imagine getting their own, given who Sony has the rights to, would be Black Cat.

Expect more on this as it develops.

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2 thoughts on “Sony Planning Lots of Spider-Man Spin-Off Movies

    • She’s set to appear at some point in the future, from what I understand. Also worth nothing that Sam Raimi actually talked to Anne Hathaway about playing the character back during the days of his Spidey trilogy.

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