EXCLUSIVE: Even with Venom: Let There Be Carnage and Morbius postponed till 2021, Sony Photos is constant to construct up its slate of Marvel movies. Sources inform Deadline that J.C. Chandor is in talks to direct Sony’s Kraven the Hunter, the newest movie to realize momentum within the studio’s Universe of Marvel Characters.
Sony had no remark.
Sony is constant to construct a wholesome growth slate of Spider-Man characters to rival different studios’ comedian e-book pics presently in growth. Moreover Venom 2 and Jared Leto’s Morbius, the studio additionally lately set S.J. Clarkson to direct its untitled Madame Net pic and tapped Marc Guggenheim to jot down its Jackpot film. The following installment within the Spider-Man franchise additionally begins taking pictures this winter.
Olivia Wilde Tapped To Direct Untitled Feminine-Centered Marvel Film At Sony
Matt Tolmach and Avi Arad will produce.
This comes much less then 24 hours after Deadline broke the information that Olivia Wilde can be directing an untitled Marvel film for Sony centered across the Spider-Lady character. Unknown which of those movies will go first, particularly since Chandor’s deal hasn’t closed but, however Sony is clearly stacking its slate stuffed with Marvel characters.
Even earlier than it set this new cinematic universe in movement, Kraven the Hunter is a property the studio has longed to make. Richard Wenk, who penned The Equalizer movies for Sony, wrote the script. The comedian revolves round Sergei Kravinoff aka Kraven the Hunter, who’s one among Spider-Man’s finest recognized and most formidable enemies in addition to the half-brother of the Chameleon. The character has appeared in quite a few Spider-Man properties together with the favored story Kraven’s Final Hunt.
Chandor has been recognized extra for his character-driven grownup dramas like Margin Name, A Most Violent 12 months and most lately Netflix’s Triple Frontier, and this may mark his first time taking up main studio tentpole. Despite the fact that this may be his first big-budget function, Chandor has proven a capability to drag off spectacular set items just like the automobile chase in A Most Violent 12 months that reveals he has the chops to tackle the kind of motion Kraven the Hunter would demand.
He’s repped by CAA.