Which sides do Deadpool and Spider-Man choose in Civil War II? Who is Common playing in Suicide Squad? What happened when Henry Cavill walked around Times Square in a Superman t-shirt? What cool accessory does the new Hawkeye figure from Captain America: Civil War come with? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Sony’s complete revamp of its Spider-Man franchise continues. First, the company moved The Amazing Spider-Man 3 back several years. Now, after Drew Goddard’s Sinister Six opens in 2016, Sony is planning to release a spin-off film starring one of Spider-Man’s female counterparts in 2017. There’s no word on which character it’ll be, though Spider-Woman and Black Cat are obvious options. Lisa Joy Nolan (Westworld, Pushing Daisies) has been hired to write. Read more about the female Spider man movie below. Read More »
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The have been a couple crazy rumors in the last 24 hours. Yesterday E! reported that Universal has met with Kristen Stewart to possibly star in Wanted 2. This morning MTV UK is reporting a wacky rumor that High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens is in talks to play Spider-Woman in her own stand-alone movie based on the Marvel comic book.
MTV’s inside source claims that “The idea is for this to be a fun, comedic movie and Vanessa is perfect for the title role,” and that “Spider Woman is strong and sexy but in this case hilarious. Vanessa is apparently very interested in the idea.” This all sounds a bit too tabloid-ish to me, and I refuse to believe it until we see an announcement in the Hollywood trade papers.
That said, recently we learned that Marvel was looking to produce lower budget films ($20-$40 million) based on their third teir characters. Hudgens also has that Disney connection.
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