Published On: Fri, Dec 13th, 2013

Sony confirms ‘Venom’ and ‘Sinister Six’ films to join ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 3’ as future projects

Sony Pictures put an end to the rumors by surprising Spider-Man fans with two spinoff films for join the Amazing Spider-Man franchise.

the-amazing-spider-man-2012-logo-wallpaper‘The studio announced Venom and Sinister Six films with a collaborative team of writers and directors: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Jeff Pinkner, Ed Solomon and Drew Goddard all set to work on the new films.

As well as writing The Amazing Spider-Man 3 (which Sony hopes Marc Webb will return to direct) for 2016, Kurtzman and Orci will team up with Solomon to write the screenplay for Venom, which Kurtzman will also direct.

Goddard will then pick up the strands of the various villains introduced by the main series and will write a script for The Sinister Six, which he is also slated to direct.

“The Spider-Man film franchise is one of our studio’s greatest assets,” said Columbia President Doug Belgrad. “We are thrilled with the creative team we have assembled to delve more deeply into the world.”

No other details are known about either project.

Sony recently set release dates for both Spidey 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man 4 for June 2016 and May 2018

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