Sony CEO Yoshida Kenichiro Says Sony Pictures Isn’t For Sale

Every couple of months film and business trades run speculative interviews with analysts or “activist investors” claiming that Sony Pictures is poised for a big sale to places like Apple, Amazon, or Netflix. None of this is anything but opinion dressed-up as an editorial/interview, instead of based on concrete information or reporting. It usually comesContinue reading “Sony CEO Yoshida Kenichiro Says Sony Pictures Isn’t For Sale”

‘Kraven The Hunter’: Sony Approached Keanu Reeves, Brad Pitt, John David Washington & Adam Driver – ‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff Releases January 2023

Yesterday, it was announced that Sony Pictures had selected British actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass, Bullet Train, Avengers: Age of Ultron) to lead their latest Spider-Man spinoff film, Kraven The Hunter. The project will focus on Sergei Kravinoff aka Kraven, a Russian aristocrat turned big-game hunter that becomes a major antagonist of Marvel superhero Spider-Man asContinue reading “‘Kraven The Hunter’: Sony Approached Keanu Reeves, Brad Pitt, John David Washington & Adam Driver – ‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff Releases January 2023”

‘Kraven The Hunter’: Aaron Taylor-Johnson Nabs Titular Role In Sony’s ‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff Movie Directed By J.C. Chandor

Sony Pictures is developing a heap of Marvel movies set within their own Spider-Man cinematic universe with Venom: Let There Be Carnage and Morbius on the horizon. Another big project is one focused on Spidey villain Kraven The Hunter that was written by Art Marcum, Matt Holloway,¬†and Richard Wenk with J.C. Chandor set to director.Continue reading “‘Kraven The Hunter’: Aaron Taylor-Johnson Nabs Titular Role In Sony’s ‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff Movie Directed By J.C. Chandor”

Sony & Disney Make Domestic Streaming Deal For Marvel Properties From 2022 To 2026

Sony Pictures recently signed a lucrative deal with Netflix for post-theatrical release Pay 1 window, but that doesn’t end there. Variety states that Disney and Sony have made a new streaming deal for their Marvel properties that will see their films jumping to Disney+ after their post-theatrical run at Netflix. The deal kick-ins in withContinue reading “Sony & Disney Make Domestic Streaming Deal For Marvel Properties From 2022 To 2026”

Trio of Directors Announced For ‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’ Sequel – Team Includes ‘Soul’ Co-Director Kemp Powers

While we’re still waiting on official confirmation that we’ll be getting a live-action Spider-Verse movie with Spider-Man: No Way Home, Sony Pictures is moving forward with a sequel to the Miles Morales franchise that was launched with the Oscar-winning animated film Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. Sony Pictures Animation now has three directors working on theContinue reading “Trio of Directors Announced For ‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’ Sequel – Team Includes ‘Soul’ Co-Director Kemp Powers”

Tom Hardy’s ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ Release Date Officially Moves From June 25th To September 17th

Yesterday, Sony Pictures announced that they’ve now moved their Venom sequel Venom: Let There Be Carnage from it’s summer release date of June 25th to the fall. The Sony/Marvel movie will be out in theaters on September 17th with Spider-Man: Now Way Home set for December 17th and Jared Leto’s Morbius on January 21st, 2022.Continue reading “Tom Hardy’s ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ Release Date Officially Moves From June 25th To September 17th”

Russo Brothers Say Sony Resisted Casting Tom Holland As ‘Spider-Man’ Due To His Age

During an interview with GQ Magazine to promote Cherry, directors Joe and Anthony Russo talked about originally casting Tom Holland for Captain America: Civil War and while Marvel Studios/Kevin Feige were onboard, Sony Pictures resisted. Apparently, Sony had some serious second thoughts about hiring a real teenager for Spider-Man. JOE RUSSO: “We talked with FeigeContinue reading “Russo Brothers Say Sony Resisted Casting Tom Holland As ‘Spider-Man’ Due To His Age”

Tom Holland Says ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Ends His Current Marvel Contract – Plans To Take A Break

Yesterday, it was announced by Marvel/Sony that the third Spider-Man film will be titled Spider-Man: No Way Home and it’s lead actor Tom Holland has been doing the press tour for his upcoming crime flick Cherry, revealing some interesting plans in an interview with USA Today. Holland revealed that he plans to take a breakContinue reading “Tom Holland Says ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Ends His Current Marvel Contract – Plans To Take A Break”

‘Spider-Man 3’: Marvel Casting Extras To Play Attorneys & Stenographer For A Courtroom Scene Shooting Next Month

Background casting company CL Casting has revealed on their Facebook page there will be a courtroom scene shot next month in the Atlanta area for Spider-Man 3 aka The November Project. You can see from the posting they are seeking extras to play attorneys and a stenographer with the scene expected to shoot on MarchContinue reading “‘Spider-Man 3’: Marvel Casting Extras To Play Attorneys & Stenographer For A Courtroom Scene Shooting Next Month”

‘Spider-Man 3’ Cast Shares First Look Images & Three Possible Jokes Titles – Tom Holland Stays Mum On Jimmy Fallon

While they posted very real first look images from Spider-Man 3 on their Instagram accounts, the trio of cast members included what looked to be joke titles for the third installment which included Spider-Man: Phone Home (from Tom Holland), Spider-Man: Home-Wrecker (from Jacob Batalon), and Spider-Man: Home Slice (from Zendaya). We still don’t know ifContinue reading “‘Spider-Man 3’ Cast Shares First Look Images & Three Possible Jokes Titles – Tom Holland Stays Mum On Jimmy Fallon”