Sony Pictures to Bring 'SILK' to the Big Screen!
Hey Spidey fans we have some sweet news today. The Wrap
is reporting that following the smash hit, 'Spider-Man: Homecoming
', Sony Pictures
is looking to add even more Spider-Verse characters to its movie portfolio. It looks like after 'Venom
' we are going to see the 'Silk
' get her own movie. For more on this, check out the details below and let us know what you think!The character, who first appeared in “The Amazing Spider-Man” Vol. 3 #1 and created by Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos, is a high-school student named Cindy Moon, who bit by the same radioactive spider that bit Peter Parker at a public exhibition on safe handling of nuclear materials. The spider died right after, but Moon gained the same powers as Parker and became known to him 13 years after he had already become Spider-Man.
Amy Pascal is set to produce the film, as well as Into the Spider-Verse, which is set to hit theaters December 14. Other Spider-Man adjacent films in the development pipeline at Sony include Silver and Black, Morbius the Living Vampire, and Nightwatch, the latter of which has Spike Lee interested in directing.
Meanwhile, the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel is being written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, with Jon Watts returning as director on the Sony and Marvel film. Scheduled for July 5, 2019, the follow-up will feature Tom Holland’s Peter Parker in his Junior year at Midtown School of Science and Technology following the events of 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War and its summer 2019 sequel, which will also feature Holland as Spider-Man. Michael Keaton’s Vulture will return, while Jake Gyllenhaal has signed to play the main antagonist Mysterio.