Black Cat And Silver Sable Movie Being Written At Sony By Chris Yost

We are months away from Sony’s highly anticipated reboot of the Spider-Man franchise when Spider-Man: Homecoming hits theaters July 7th, 2017. Last week we were all surprised to hear that another character from the Spiderverse, Venom was going to get his own film presumably to be released in October of 2018. Today we yet another development for two more characters from the Spiderverse that are going to get their own film.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sony is  in development for another film that will feature the female characters Black Cat and Sable. The script is being worked on by Chris Yost, who is no stranger to comic book films as he has just finished working on the upcoming Marvel film Thor: Ragnarok. Apparently this has been in the works for a while now, onlybeing known as a “secret female spin off project”. The film will be produced by Matt Tolmach and Amy Pascal, who are now working to line up a director as well as a release date.

For those who need a little bit of background, Silver Sable is a character that was created by Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz. She first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man #265 in 1985. She runs a company called Silver Sable International that hunts down war criminals. Although at times she is allied with Spider-Man, sometimes her actions have caused conflicts with him and other heroes.

Black Cat or Felicia Hardy was created by the Marv Wolfman and Keith Pollard. She made her comic book debut in The Amazing Spider-Man #194 in 1979. She is the daughter of an infamous cat burglar who trained herself to follow her father’s path of crime. She has had a complicated romantic past with Spider-Man.

RELATED: VENOM MOVIE ANNOUNCED TODAY OUT OF NOWHERE, AND THEY ALREADY HAVE A DIRECTOR

With a project like Venom, there is no doubt that there is a huge fan base looking forward to that film regardless of Sony’s recent track record. But making a film about to lesser known characters spinning off of a franchise that is rebooting for the third time really makes no sense to me. But it seems as if Sony really doesn’t have much else going on so, why not? It will be interesting to see if Sable and Black Cat will be introduced in any way in the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming film.

What are your thoughts, is this a good idea? Or should the focus their attention on other characters?

Don’t forget to share this post on your Facebook wall and with your Twitter followers! Just hit the buttons on the top of this page.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

GenreVerse Have you checked out LRM Online’s official podcast feed yet The Genreverse Podcast Network? This includes our premiere podcast The Daily CoGBreaking Geek Radio: The Podcast, GeekScholars Movie News, Nerd Flix & Chill, Marvel Multiverse Mondays, Anime-Versal Review Podcast, and our Star Wars dedicated podcast The Cantina. Check it out by listening below. It's also available on all your favorite podcast apps! Subscribe on: Apple PodcastsSpotify |  SoundCloud | Stitcher | Google Play

Manny Gomez

Read Previous

Deadpool 2: Michael Shannon Emerges As Frontrunner To Play Cable

Read Next

What Is Warner Bros. Pictures Showing At WonderCon? Could It Be A Justice League Trailer?

This website is using Google Analytics. Please click here if you want to opt-out. Click here to opt-out.