EXCLUSIVE: Jared Harris, perhaps best known for roles in AMC's Mad Men and Netflix's The Crown, has signed on for the Daniel Espinosa-directed the Spider-Man Universe spinoff, Morbius, at Sony Pictures. Jared Leto is attached to take on the role of Dr. Michael Morbius, the renowned biochemist created by writer Roy Thomas and artist Gil Kane. Michael Morbius first debuted in the 1970s The Amazing Spider-Man 101 issue. He attempts to cure a fatal blood disease by injecting…
Leslie Jones, star of last year's Ghostbusters reboot, has called plans to make a new movie without her other cast-mates 'insulting'.
Just two years after Sony Pictures got slimed with $719 million in losses thanks to misfires like “Ghostbusters,” the studio has recovered with a banner $1.2 billion year at the domestic box office. Due to the end-of-2017 hit “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” and the Spider-Man spinoff “Venom,” the studio leapfrogged ahead of 20th Century Fox in market share to 10.7 percent, its biggest slice of the North American box office since 2014. “Sony has a knack for aligning with the right stars and picking the perfect franchises to draw huge crowds, and they hit the jackpot with this strategy in 2018,” comScore analyst Paul Dergarabedian said.
Directors Bob Persichetti, Rodney Rothman and Peter Ramsey discuss their superhero movie with Yahoo Movies UK.
Spider-Man’s web of movies is about to grow. Sony Pictures is already developing a sequel and spinoffs to its upcoming animated film, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” sources said. The news comes more than two weeks before “Into the Spider-Verse” hits theaters. Though the latest Spidey project launches on Dec. 14, the studio is moving ahead […]
Sony Pictures is staking out two significant dates in 2020 for their piece of the Marvel pie, the Spider-Man universe. An untitled Sony-Marvel project will hit theaters on July 10, 2020, with an untitled Sony-Marvel sequel following on Oct. 2. While no specifics were provided in the studio’s announcement, the July project is likely “Morbius,” […]