Producer Amy Pascal has just muddied the waters about the future plans of Sony Pictures’ plans for their “Spider-Man” characters. Quite recently we heard from Kevin Feige that one day we could see Tom Holland’s Spider-Man meet up with Tom Hardy’s ‘Venom’ and now it isn’t clear as to if that will happen. Past that, it isn’t even obvious that the studio is trying to build their own Spidey cinematic universe once again as was originally the plan.
Pascal has shared that each of these Spider-Man spin off films must “stand on their own” and it isn’t clear if that means that they need to be strong enough for solo efforts before being combined into a larger world or if that each new movie is going to be its own franchise.
According to the producer who has been working on films starring Peter Parker for ages:
“The most important thing is that each of these movies can stand on their own. So I think the first thing for us to think about is: Venom has to stand on its own, Far From Home has to stand on its own, Spider-Verse has to stand on its own. They all have to be great movies themselves. And then the possibilities are endless.”
For those who are hoping for crossovers, “then the possibilities are endless” could very well mean that they could happen but the exact plan still isn’t clear.
Another character who has been rumored to be in development is Kraven the Hunter. While Pascal wouldn’t confirm or deny that was in pre-production, she did share that:
“Well, that’s the thing about the Spidey universe. There are so many characters; we haven’t even scratched the surface of it. I’m always getting calls from Dan Slott saying, “But you haven’t done this one yet! You haven’t done that one yet!” “
Are you hoping that we’ll see Venom and Spider-Man share some screen time or at least for Sony’s properties to have their own cinematic universe? Would you prefer that each of these characters have stand-alone outings that don’t need to intersect with one another? Share your thoughts in the comments below, True Believers!
Source: Screen Rant