Tag Archive: Marvel (Sony)

Apr 23 2015

Sony announces Spider-Man animated film from Phil Lord and Chris Miller

This one came out of nowhere. Sony has officially announced that an animated film starring Spider-Man will be released in 2018 from The LEGO Movie and 21 Jump Street directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller. According to the press release (below) it will be a separate entity to the Marvel/Sony live action films, although few other …

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Feb 10 2015

Marvel moves four films to new dates following Sony Spider-Man deal

Following the phenomenal announcement that Sony and Marvel have reached an agreement to share the character of Spider-Man, Marvel Studios has changed the dates of some of the previously announced movies. With a new Marvel/Sony SPIDER-MAN solo film announced for 28 July 2017, THOR: RAGNAROK moves out of the way to give the new Kevin Feige/Amy Pascal produced …

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Feb 10 2015

Official: Marvel Studios joins forces with Sony’s Spider-Man

SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT and MARVEL STUDIOS officially announced today the one thing that fans have been clamouring for: Sony is bringing Marvel into the amazing world of Spider-Man. Under the new deal, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige will produce the next chapter in the Spider-Man franchise with Amy Pascal. Sony Pictures will release the next SPIDER-MAN film on 28 July 2017. Spider-Man …

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Dec 11 2014

Faraway so close: how Spider-Man was almost in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

The recent Sony hacks have been the gifts that keep on giving, from the revelation that “After Earth is an ecosystem of content and brand initiatives” to the possibility of a 21 Jump Street/Men in Black crossover (which is technically a comic book adaptation). Now the Wall Street Journal reports that Sony was actually considering …

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Aug 06 2014

Top 10: Marvel Comic Book Movies

We rank our favourite movies based on Marvel properties, putting aside studio divides and anti-mutant sentiments. Prepare for controversial choices and fights on the discussion boards. With Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel marks its tenth film since 2008 under the Marvel Cinematic Universe banner, a cohesive set of films that stand up individually but interconnect …

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Jul 24 2014

Film: Sony sets dates for ‘Sinister Six’ and ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 3’

Columbia Pictures/Sony has announced that it has updated its release schedule for its $4 billion Spider-Man film franchise, with Sinister Six dated for 11 November 2016. The film will be directed by Drew Goddard (Cabin in the Woods) and produced by Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach. It’s the first of several planned universe expanding films that …

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Apr 15 2014

Film Review: The Amazing Spider-man 2

The first sequel to the Spidey reboot tries to weave a wicked web, but rapidly gets tangled up in its own convolutions. Simple economics dictate that Sony will continue to make Spider-man films until the end of time, or at least until they start to become unprofitable. As such, it was only a mere 5 …

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Jul 25 2013

Movie News: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, ‘X-Force’ and ‘The Amazing Spider-man 4’

Following all the revelations at the Comic-Con International in San Diego last weekend, there has been no sign of the rumour mill slowing down. In fact, it is fair to say that it has increased in the last few days, with all of the the studios that current own Marvel properties giving us hints to their next …

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Jul 18 2013

SDCC 2013: Watch the first promo for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ online

To promote the Sony Pictures panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego, a promo has been released for The Amazing Spider-man 2. ComingSoon.Net has posted it online. It showcases a first look at Electro, played by Jamie Foxx. For Peter Parker, life is busy – between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending …

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Jun 20 2013

Shailene Woodley cut from The Amazing Spider-man 2

It has now been widely reported that actress Shailene Woodley has been cut out of The Amazing Spider-man 2. She was set to play the role of Mary Jane Watson, who is the rival for Peter Parker’s (Andrew Garfield) affections and the opposite number to Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone). Director Marc Webb said in a …

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Jun 18 2013

Sony sets dates for third and fourth Amazing Spider-man films

Perhaps playing tit for tat with Marvel Studios, who announced two new films last week, Sony has officially announced that they will be releasing sequels to The Amazing Spider-man on 10 June 2016, and 4 May 2018 respectively. This is the first mention we’ve had of a fourth film. The Amazing-Spider Man 2  currently in production …

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