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Sony Pictures Developing Morbius Movie

Sony Pictures are working on another 'Spider-Man' spin-off based around villain Morbius, the Living Vampire.The project is currently being written by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama, whose previous movies include 'Power Rangers', 'Gods of Egypt',...

J.k Simmons Open To Spider-man Return

J.K Simmons would ''never say never'' to returning to the Spider-Man world.The 62-year-old actor starred as Daily Bugle newspaper editor J. Jonah Jameson in all three of Sam Raimi 'Spider-Man' movies, and he has returned...

Shooting Starts On Venom

Sony Picture's 'Spider-Man' spin-off movie 'Venom' has started filming.The official Twitter account for the new movie - which stars Tom Hardy as the titular alien with Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Jenny Slate and Reid Scott...

Reid Scott In Talks To Join Venom Movie

Reid Scott is in talks to join the 'Venom' movie.According to Variety, the 39-year-old actor - who is best known for starring in political comedy series 'Veep' - is reportedly set to join Tom Hardy...

Willem Dafoe: Horror Directors Can Make Super Hero Films

Willem Dafoe believes horror filmmakers make great directors for superhero movies.The 62-year-old actor starred as the Green Goblin in Sam Raimi's 2002 'Spider-Man' movie and is set to jump back into the comic book genre...

Jenny Slate In Talks To Star In Venom Movie

Jenny Slate is in talks to star in the 'Venom' movie.The 35-year-old actress - who has had roles in 'Gifted' and 'Zootopia' - is set to join Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams and Riz Ahmed...

Michelle Williams Joins Spider-man Spin-off Movie

Michelle Williams has joined the cast of the 'Venom' movie.The 37-year-old actress has been announced as the latest star to join the Sony 'Spider-Man' spin-off about the webslinger's arch nemesis, The Hollywood Reporter has claimed.Although...

Tom Holland Responds To Kirsten Dunst's Spider-man Criticism

Tom Holland says Kirsten Dunst is entitled to criticise 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' but he doesn't care if she sees the blockbuster.Back in June, the 35-year-old actress - who played Mary Jane Watson in Sami Raimi's trilogy...

Jason Isaacs Turned Down Green Goblin Role

Jason Isaacs was blasted by his agent when he turned down the role of the Green Goblin in Sam Raimi's 'Spider-Man' movie.The 54-year-old actor has played a villain in a number of blockbuster movies, most...

Jon Watts Hints Spider-sense Could Be Developed In Spider-man Sequel

Jon Watts has hinted that the 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' sequel could feature the superhero's 'spider-sense'.One of the webslinger's key superpowers is his 'spider-sense', which allows him super-reflexes and to anticipate attacks, and in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming', this...

Tom Holland Confirms No Appearance In Venom Spin-off

Tom Holland won't be appearing 'Venom' because he doesn't want to give up his Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) ''ticket''.The 21-year-old actor is currently starring as the web slinger in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' - the first ever...

Jon Watts Was Perfect Choice For Spider-man: Homecoming

Amy Pascal says Jon Watts was the perfect choice to direct 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' because he has something ''really rare and different''.The 'Cop Car' filmmaker was brought into the helm the newest Marvel Cinematic Universe movie...

Tom Hardy Cast As Venom In Spider-man Spin-off

Tom Hardy has been cast to play Venom in the spin-off movie set in the same universe as 'Spider-Man'.Hardy, 39, was announced to be taking on the titular role as one of the webslinger's greatest...

Sam Raimi And Marc Webb Snubbed The Flash

Sam Raimi and Marc Webb turned down directing DC Extended Universe movie 'The Flash'.The standalone film about the super-fast superhero - portrayed by Ezra Miller - is scheduled to start filming following a delay in...

Matthew Vaughn In Line To Direct The Flash

Matthew Vaughn, Robert Zemeckis and Sam Raimi are among the favourites to DC Extended Universe movie 'The Flash'.The standalone film about the super-fast superhero - portrayed by Ezra Miller - is scheduled to start filming...

Sam Raimi Is Set To Direct Bermuda Triangle

Sam Raimi is reportedly attached to direct 'Bermuda Triangle'.The 57-year-old director is best known for being at the helm of 'Spider-Man' and 'Evil Dead' movies but his is set to take on a new challenge...

Top 10 'Easter Egg' Moments In Iconic Movies

Everyone likes a good Easter Egg hunt this time of year, but one of our favourites involves searching them out in iconic films. Of course, these 'Easter eggs' aren't of the chocolate variety, merely snippets...

The Witch And 9 More Epic Occult Horror Films

The directorial feature debut of Robert Eggers has put the scariness back into witch culture with a critically-acclaimed slow-burning horror that even had Stephen King terrified. 'The Witch' doesn't rely on jumpy moments or grotesque...

'Ash Vs Evil Dead' Unveils Sam Raimi's Soft Side With Wes Craven Tribute

We are so not looking forward to a weekend without 'Ash vs Evil Dead' now that season one has wrapped and we have no idea when to expect season two. A re-watch of the final...

'Xena: Warrior Princess' Reboot Is In The Works, Will Lucy Lawless Return?

The 1990s cult television series, Xena: Warrior Princess, may be back on our screens fairly soon. A reboot is reportedly in the works as NBC and NBC Universal are already preparing for a new series....

Sam Raimi: 'Spider-man 3 Was Awful'

Director Sam Raimi is convinced Spider-Man fans still "hate" him for "messing up" the third of his web-slinger movies.Spider-Man 3, which starred Tobey Maguire, was released in 2007 to negative reviews, with critics calling it...

"I Messed Up Plenty", Turns Out Sam Raimi Didn’T Like Spider-man 3 Much Either

Director Sam Raimi has admitted he “messed up plenty”, with 2007’s Spider-Man 3 movie, saying that people still hate him for the slated superhero flick. Starring Tobey Maguire, the film let down many fans of...

Bruce Campbell Will Reprise Iconic Role In New 'Ash Vs Evil Dead' Tv Series

Bruce Campbell will soon be back in action again as Ash Williams, in a new tv series based on the Evil Dead franchise.Bruce Campbell will return to his role as Ash WilliamsOver 30 years since...

Why 'The Last Of Us' Movie Will Succeed

The Last of Us was only released on PlayStation 3 a year ago. After winning nearly 200 "Game of the Year" awards and re-releasing the game for PlayStation 4, the plans to adapt it into...

Spider-man's Norman Osborn Gets 'Odd' Introduction

Norman Osborn will have a ''an extremely odd introduction'' in 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'.Actor Chris Cooper, who is set to play the infamous comic book villain in the new movie, has revealed his character will...

Ben Affleck And Matt Damon To Produce Sleeper

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are teaming up to produce 'Sleeper'.The actors and producer Jennifer Todd are joining forces to work on the movie - which is adapted from a comic book written by Ed...

As 'Thor: The Dark World' Fails To Overwhelm Critics, Are Marvel Losing Their Touch?

Thor 2: The Dark World has been entertaining audiences to a variable degree since it was released this week in the US, and even earlier in some overseas markets. The film already looks on course...

Evil Dead Ii's Ash Williams Wins Greatest Horror Movie Character Of All Time

'Evil Dead II's Ash Williams has been voted the Greatest Horror Movie Character Of All Time.The one-handed, chainsaw-swinging, iconic hero - portrayed by Bruce Campbell - in Sam Raimi's 1987 cult classic beat 665 characters...

Willem Dafoe: Spider-man Reboot Is 'Cynical'

Willem Dafoe has branded 'The Amazing Spider-Man' ''cynical''.The actor played Norman Osborn, aka the Green Goblin, in Sony's original 'Spider-Man' trilogy directed by Sam Raimi and starring Tobey Maguire, and while he hasn't seen the...

Rosemarie Dewitt To Tackle Poltergeist

Rosemarie Dewitt has reportedly signed up to tackle a Poltergeist in Sam Raimi's remake of the original 1982 horror.Plans to reboot the film have been in the works for several years, but the project was...

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