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It wasn’t that long ago when we learned that Bridesmaids director Paul Feig was putting together an all-female reboot of the Ghostbusters series, but now it seems that was merely the beginning of Sony’s plans for the franchise. Next up will be another male-driven Ghostbusters film, with the studio eyeing Channing Tatum for the starring role.

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The new Spider-Man film, which was recently confirmed to be a joint effort between Marvel and Sony, seems to be moving ahead quite nicely. With a confirmed release date, the next logical question would be about the creative team, and now we know who’s in charge: Cabin in the Woods director Drew Goddard.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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UPDATE: The attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment was ordered by the North Korean government, according to Deadline. An announcement from the US Department of Justice is expected to confirm this news with an announcement as early as tomorrow morning.

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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.…

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It might not be moving very quickly, but Sony’s adaptation of popular video game franchise Uncharted definitely has some forward momentum. Following a draft by Safe House writer David Guggenheim that got the attention of studio execs, THR is now reporting that Mark Boal has been tapped to spend a few weeks polishing things up. Known for his work on…

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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…

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The talented young director behind Kings of Summer (a film The Nerd Repository staff enormously immensely) is in early talks with Sony to direct their film adaptation of Metal Gear Solid. If you’re a long time listener of our Drinks and Discourse podcast, you know he revealed to us that he was pursuing a big video game film that he could…

Movie News andrew garfield amazing spider-man contract
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With two appearances as the masked wallcrawler already under his belt, The Amazing Spider-Man star Andrew Garfield has one more film on the horizon. But with a host of spinoff films in the works, including projects centered on The Sinister Six and Venom, a new rumor indicates that Sony is about to pony up some major cash to lock Garfield down for…

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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…

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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…

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We’ve known for some time now that film based on Sony’s blockbuster video game The Last Of Us was in the works – Screen Gems began registering URLs in November – but now it’s official, with Deadline reporting news of the deal, as well as the creative talent involved. Sam Raimi’s Ghost House Pictures will produce the adaptation, and the…

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Briefly: This isn’t exactly a shocking revelation, but Sony has confirmed that The Amazing Spider-Man director Marc Webb will return to helm the third installment of the franchise. The news comes via a recent article in Variety, which explores the studio’s financial status and hypothesizes that a few more tentpole franchises might be in order. Webb did a solid job…

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The Nerd Repository is giving away passes for a special advance screening of Robocop, starring Joel Kinnaman, Abbie Cornish, and Michael Keaton. This is your opportunity to see the film before it officially opens in theaters! The screening will take place on Monday, February 10th in Phoenix, AZ. Simply click on the link below to enter for your chance to…

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Uncharted, the film adaptation based on Sony’s bestselling video game franchise of the same name, has had a long and difficult journey to the big screen. David O. Russell was attached to direct at one point, although his vision of the film bore little resemblance to the source material, and he ultimately left the project over a disagreement with Sony…

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While plenty of high-profile summer blockbusters will debut new footage during the Super Bowl, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 counts itself as one of the most anticipated. Luckily, you don’t have to wait until Sunday to see the new footage… in its entirety, anyway. Sony has released “Part One” of the Super Bowl ad, with “Part Two” scheduled to air during…

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Sony is bringing another of its popular video game franchises to the big screen, announcing that Sly Cooper would be getting the CG animated treatment for a feature film scheduled to bow in 2016. The news comes from the film’s official Facebook page, where a teaser trailer was just released. Check it out.   Much like the animated Ratchet and…

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In The Amazing-Spider Man 2, our favorite neighborhood webslinger (Andrew Garfield) may be up against Rhino (Paul Giamatti) and the Green Goblin (Dane DeHaan), but his biggest threat, and the film’s central baddie, still appears to be Electro (Jamie Foxx). The character figured prominently into the footage shown during New Year’s Eve, and is the focal point of three new…

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As part of the Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration, Sony debuted a new clip from The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which features Electro (Jamie Foxx) wreaking havoc on the unsuspecting citizens of Manhattan while Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield) swoops in to even the odds. Check it out below.   Directed by Marc Webb, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens on May 2.…

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21 Jump Street (see our review here) was a rare example of a recognizable franchise being successfully updated for a modern audience. The film was incredibly funny, and gave me a whole new appreciation for the comedic talents of Channing Tatum as he worked alongside Jonah Hill in a goofy send-up of the original television series. With the film’s success, it…

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While the trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 seems to indicate the film will lay plenty of groundwork for a much larger universe, there’s a key element of that universe that may be missing by the time Sony gets to their fourth installment: Andrew Garfield. Sony has already locked down release dates for two more follow-ups, but it seems Garfield…

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Over the past few weeks, there have been plenty of questions raised about The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Comic-Con attendees who managed to fight their way into Hall H were treated to some very early footage, but for the general public, today marks their first real look at the film. Check out the first trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2.  …

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The buzz surrounding The Amazing Spider-Man 2 warped into overdrive last weekend when a fan snapped a photo of a three-piece poster that revealed our first glimpse of Rhino and what appeared to be a new incarnation of Green Goblin. The photo was blurry and taken at an odd angle, so it was difficult to make out many details, but…

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With the release of The Amazing Spider-Man coming so closely on the heels of Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy, the filmmakers knew they had to establish a new universe and a new continuity. One of the most noticeable differences, right from the start, was Spider-Man’s new costume – but have you ever wondered how many iterations the design went through before…

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A few months ago, Sony announced release dates for two more films in the Amazing Spider-Man franchise – a surprising move when you consider the fact that the second film is still a year away from its release. Now comes the next bit of news regarding the future installments: The Hollywood Reporter has learned that the writing team of Alex…

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Just a few weeks ago, we spoke to the stars of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones about the film’s upcoming release, and everyone expressed their excitement to begin filming the sequel in a few weeks. But now The Wrap is reporting that production on The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes has been delayed indefinitely. According to Box Office Mojo,…

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A seemingly ordinary young woman discovers a hidden world and an extraordinary destiny in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, the eagerly anticipated big-screen adaptation of the first book of Cassandra Clare’s blockbuster fantasy adventure series, The Mortal Instruments. Clarissa “Clary” Fray (Lily Collins) has been living quietly in Brooklyn for as long as she can remember, when she suddenly…

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Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium may not have been box office gold, but don’t expect the underwhelming ticket sales to slow the director down: he’s already moving ahead with his next project, Chappie, a sci-fi comedy that will reunite him with District 9 star Sharlto Copley for a third time. Sony and Media Rights Capital will partner for the production, and an…

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