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Breaking News: Spider-Man to Join the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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It’s official: Spider-Man is coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In a press release issued moments ago, Marvel Studios has confirmed that Spider-Man will appear in an upcoming Marvel film, and that the next installment of the Spider-Man franchise will be co-produced by Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige and former Sony Pictures chief Amy Pascal. No word yet on which Marvel ... Read More »

Cast and Release Date Revealed for All-Female ‘Ghostbusters’

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There’s been plenty of buzz around Sony’s upcoming Ghostbusters reboot, which will be directed by Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Heat) and feature four females in the leading roles. Today, we learned which four actresses could be involved: Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy, both of whom worked with Feig on Bridesmaids, along with Saturday Night Live stars Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. Read More »

‘The Interview’ Grosses $15 Million from Digital Release

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After canceling the theatrical release of The Interview amid threats from hackers and a collection of theater chains unwilling to screen the film, Sony eventually opted for an unconventional release model, offering the film in 301 smaller, independent theaters across the country, as well as making The Interview available through VOD platforms that included Google Play and YouTube. With the holiday weekend ... Read More »

Sony Still Exploring Release Options for ‘The Interview’

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Last week, amid threats from hackers linked to North Korea, several movie theater chains refused to screen Sony’s satirical comedy The Interview, and the studio made the decision to cancel the film’s theatrical release. This was the latest in a series of woes for Sony, all of which began after a group of hackers accessed the company’s internal files over ... Read More »

‘The Interview’ Pulled from Top Theater Chains in Wake of Threats

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Over the past few weeks, there has been plenty of information made public after an unknown group hacked into Sony’s private servers, uploading unreleased films to file sharing sites and dumping personal emails between executives onto the internet. Up until now, we’ve opted not to report on any of these occurrences, but the most recent fallout from these events bears mentioning. ... Read More »

‘Spider-Man’ Spinoffs Include ‘Venom Carnage’, Female Hero

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After the very tepid, to sometimes downright hateful reception for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Sony is hard at work trying to find a new approach to capitalize on that universe. Deadline reports part of that new plan will be spinoff films revolving around a female superhero from the Spider-Man mythos, as well as a Venom and Carnage film (aptly titled Venom ... Read More »

‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Easter Egg: Sinister Six Revealed?

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It should go without saying, but I’ll say it anyway: everything below could be considered potential spoilers for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, as well as the forthcoming third film and the eventual Sinister Six spinoff. Continue reading at your own risk. Unlike the majority of comic book movies, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 does NOT have a post-credits sequence that sets ... Read More »

Drew Goddard confirmed to direct ‘Sinister Six’ for Sony.

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Last year, Sony confirmed that The Amazing Spider-Man franchise would be receiving a pair of spinoff films, in the form of Venom and Sinister Six. At the time, Drew Goddard was tapped to pen the screenplay for the latter film, and THR confirmed today that he would also be stepping behind the camera, as well. While the original incarnation of ... Read More »

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