Sony appear decided to determine their very own comedian guide franchise that exists adjoining to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, buoyed by the truth that Venom earned over $850 million on the field workplace, and in addition that the studio reportedly now have the choice to incorporate Tom Holland’s Spider-Man of their motion pictures as a part of their lately re-negotiated settlement with Marvel Studios.
The primary trailer for this summer time’s Morbius solely elevated the hypothesis that the 2 former rivals had been working nearer collectively than ever earlier than, with Michael Keaton’s Vulture displaying up on the finish of the promo to the shock of just about everybody, to not point out the opposite overt references to Spider-Man that had been additionally noticed.
Many speculated that Sony had been on the fast-track to growing a Sinister Six film, with Holland’s wall-crawler set to do battle towards the villainous group, however it appears as if they may very well be set to department out in numerous instructions, which might be a clever choice, as their final try to get to the Sinister Six as shortly as attainable didn’t finish so properly.
In any case, when you’ll recall, We Obtained This Lined had been the primary ones to let you know that Sony had been actively engaged on a solo film for Spider-Woman, albeit one that might make a number of adjustments to the character’s established comedian guide origins. And now, a brand new report from The Illuminerdi confirms our scoop, whereas additionally revealing that the brain-trust behind Sony’s Marvel Universe are taking a look at Academy Award winner Alicia Vikander to play the title position.
Ought to Morbius and October’s Venom 2 each turn into successes, then the studio can be three-for-three by way of field workplace hits, and would little question be eager to push ahead with extra superhero diversifications. Not solely would it not deliver a feminine lead into what has to this point been a male-dominated shared universe, however the potential is clearly there to have Spider-Man additionally present up and share the display along with his namesake.
To not point out that if Sony are intent on getting Spider-Woman up and operating, they may definitely do lots worse than Alicia Vikander. The 31 year-old is among the most gifted younger actresses within the enterprise, and has already confirmed that she will be able to stability vital acclaim with extra action-orientated, franchise-driven performances within the likes of Jason Bourne and Tomb Raider.