Despite the devastating setback caused by Bad Bunny’s exit El Muerto Looking to potentially claim a share at the heart of Sony’s Spider-Man universe, the studio’s third attempt to build a franchise around its most marketable asset is moving forward apace, even as a project may have been quietly shelved for good.
Back in the heady days when The Amazing Spider-Man 3 And 4 had release dates while Drew Goddard was feverishly working on his Sinister Six The casting of Felicity Jones as Felicia Hardy in Andrew Garfield’s second solo spin-off was seen as an indicator that her comic alter ego Black Cat would appear.
In fact, before the franchise completely imploded, there were insanely ambitious ideas to build an entire MCU-style saga based on the worst-reviewed and lowest-grossing Spidey solo film of all time. However, when the rights to the web-slinger passed to Marvel Studios, Sony tried again.
At the beginning of 2017 it was announced that a silver black The film was in development and directed by Gina Prince-Blythewood. It was delayed, dropped from the release schedule, and then canceled in favor of separate solo projects for each of its titular characters. However, as of 2020, the entire operation has been abandoned in favor of a planned TV series that has not yet been realized.
Understandably so, former writer and Pet Cemetery: Bloodlines Director Lindsey Anderson Beer admits it Comic Book The silver black “was something Sony has been investigating and is not currently in development as far as I know” shouldn’t be a surprise. Sony’s desperation has caused countless projects to fall by the wayside, and one has a sneaking suspicion that this won’t even be the last.