Sony is moving forward with an entire Spider-Man universe, minus the Spider-Man himself. It was previously announced that Ruben Fleischer would direct a Venom movie, with Tom Hardy set to star, and now the studio has announced the Black Cat/Silver Sable film also has someone at the helm.
Gina Prince-Bythewood, writer and director of The Secret Life of Bees, will direct the new spin-off. Sony has aptly titled the film, Silver and Black.
The Hollywood Reporter brok the news on Thursday morning, along with some info about the film's writers. Chris Yost (Thor: Ragnarok) and Lisa Joy (Westworld) have done work on the script.
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The cast includes Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob
Spider-Man: Homecoming hits theaters on July 7, 2017, while Venom currently has an October 5,