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Venom and Sinister Six Movies Announced

Movie Spider-Man's life is about to get way more difficult. Good thing he has great power, right?

Sony's execs previously hinted they want to create spinoff films and today, they made it official: they're moving forward with at least two spinoff projects. The first has been teased a gazillion times now: the Sinister Six. Not only have they dropped the name before (one of Marc Webb's photos had it plastered on a wall), but they've been building Peter's rogue gallery and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is adding plenty of new characters. If you have a keen eye, then you know Venom also exists in this universe (Harry's display in the trailer said "Venom storage").

Drew Goddard, Alex Kurtzman, Robert Orci, Jeff Pinker, and Ed Solomon will "collaborate on overseeing the developing story over several films." They'll work with producers Matt Tolmach and Avi Arad and director Marc Webb. Kurtzman, Solomon and Orci are tasked with writing Venom's movie and Kurtzman will direct. Meanwhile, Goddard is confirmed to write the Sinister Six movie and maybe direct. The press release says the five writers, two producers and Webb have created a "franchise brain trust" to make sure the universe keeps a continuous tone as it expands.

Based on what we've seen in the cinematic universe so far, who would you want on the Sinister Six's roster and why? Seeing as Venom is at Oscorp, it could be inspired by the Ultimate version of the symbiote. Are you excited or what, Viners?

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Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

See this is why characters are appearing/teased in ASM 2, it's not to make it "over-crowded" they are just intro's for there own films

Posted by PunyParker

About Venom,we knew,but a SIn Six picture?.....interesting.

See this is why characters are appearing/teased in ASM 2, it's not to make it "over-crowded" they are just intro's for there own films

Exacly.

Edited by CheeseSticks

I just feel bad for DC. Marvel, Sony AND Fox are doing more movies than DC. That awkward moment when Spider-Man universe has more movies announced than a whole company.

Posted by Sammo21

They are banking a lot of value on a film that severely underperformed at the box office. Sony is going to end up running spider-man into the ground if they are not careful.

Posted by PunyParker

Also isnt Goddard writing Dysney's Daredevil?....

Posted by longbowhunter

I want a Superior Foes movie.

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@sammo21 said:

They are banking a lot of value on a film that severely underperformed at the box office. Sony is going to end up running spider-man into the ground if they are not careful.

They must be preety sure about the company,or/and the sequel....

Posted by LCazT1996

See this is why characters are appearing/teased in ASM 2, it's not to make it "over-crowded" they are just intro's for there own films

Ding ding ding ding! :D

Edited by kennybaese

Wait, the six are getting their own movie? Or is that supposed to be ASM 3?

EDIT: Read through the official press release, it seems like Sinister Six is going to be its own movie along side Venom and ASM 3. Interesting. I'm kind of wondering what a movie focused on a team of super villains would look like? A heist movie with super powers maybe?

Edited by Mucklefluga

A movie focused on villains? Whaaaaaat.

Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

Wait, the six are getting their own movie? Or is that supposed to be ASM 3?

EDIT: Read through the official press release, it seems like Sinister Six is going to be its own movie along side Venom and ASM 3. Interesting. I'm kind of wondering what a movie focused on a team of super villains would look like? A heist movie with super powers maybe?

I don't know but it's super interesting, I'v always wanted a super villain movie

Posted by PunyParker

Wait, the six are getting their own movie? Or is that supposed to be ASM 3?

EDIT: Read through the official press release, it seems like Sinister Six is going to be its own movie along side Venom and ASM 3. Interesting. I'm kind of wondering what a movie focused on a team of super villains would look like? A heist movie with super powers maybe?

How cool it would be to have cameos of Garfield in every movie,but him not being the center of the picture(obviously)!!...

One thing for sure.....Stan Lee will have to prepper for his cameos....there are lots coming!! :)

Posted by batmannflash

Sinister Six sounds interesting.

I really want a movie for Flash's Rogues

Edited by MrMazz

Out of these 5 writers I like 1 (a lot), 2 I’m interested in, and another 2 I absolutely despise. Drew Goddard is the most interesting name of the bunch as he is tapped to work with Marvel on the DareDevil Netflix series. Jeff Pinker has mainly worked in television on shows like Fringe, LOST, and Ally McBeal, most recently rewritingAmazing Spider-Man 2 with Orci and Kurtzman (how does that work). Ed Solomon is a seasoned writer best known writing for Bill & Ted, Super Mario Bros., Men in Black, and Now You See Me. Leaving Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman to be the two writers I despise, I just don’t think they are good, they write big set piece scenes not character (see: Into Darkness, Star Trek and Revenge of the Fallen, Transformers).

I think a Venom movie based on the most recent comics run where he's a super soldier would be fun. It'll be interesting to see how a Sinixter Six film functions, it's about the villians so that's weird I guess it'll be a heist film.

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I don't even know how this is going to work. It's either going to be great or a huge flops.

Posted by InnerVenom123

Venom movie? Cool.

Agent Venom movie? Please. Pretty please. I beg of you. I beg of you.

Posted by PunyParker

Venom movie? Cool.

Agent Venom movie? Please. Pretty please. I beg of you. I beg of you.

It will be Brock....

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@jonny_anonymous: Well you're right about the reference thing, but the movie is still getting over crowded in its own right. I get they need to introduce all six at some point, but they might be rushing it putting 3 in this movie to get the six out faster. Just an opinion.

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@batmannflash said:

Sinister Six sounds interesting.

I really want a movie for Flash's Rogues

I want to see if they'd give flash's rogues a movie before he gets one.

Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

@jonny_anonymous: Well you're right about the reference thing, but the movie is still getting over crowded in its own right. I get they need to introduce all six at some point, but they might be rushing it putting 3 in this movie to get the six out faster. Just an opinion.

Yea but this is Electro's film, sure the other two will be in it but they won't be the focus.

Posted by HushoftheWind

if Venom is Osborne then im out. We have to great Venom characters(Brock and Thompson) and Harry is not one of them so please dont go the route Sony.

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Posted by sora_thekey

I'm wondering... Would the whole movie would be told from the villains point of view? Would Spider-Man still appear?

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Posted by westy206

If it ain't Venom Lethal Protecter (Eddie Brock) I will be so angry.

Posted by AllStarSuperman

A movie focused on villains? Whaaaaaat.

oceans 11.......

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Posted by DaltonMunnal

I don't understand. How is Sinister Six a spin-off? If they aren't fighting Spidey, which would make this simply another Amazing Spidey movie, and not a spin-off, then what the hell is happening here? Venom, I could see them doing Agent Venom as a spin-off, but they kind just spoiled Venom being in ASM3 (especially since we now know that neither ASM2 or 3 is actually a Sinister Six movie) by telling us this.

Damn, Sony, I would like a FEW secrets to be kept.

Posted by feargalr

Okay so they're doing a sinister six movie? What? How can they do a sinister six movie which isn't about them vs spidey? and if they do that, then that's a spiderman movie.

Posted by angelalfonso

@allstarsuperman:

There is a BIG difference between thieves and villains (especially on comics)

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Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

if Venom is Osborne then im out. We have to great Venom characters(Brock and Thompson) and Harry is not one of them so please dont go the route Sony.

Why would Osborn be Venom? They'v already shown him cruising about on his glider.

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Sad panda.... Can we please get some sort of announcement regarding our friendly neighborhood clone('s)?

Posted by AllStarSuperman

@allstarsuperman:

There is a BIG difference between thieves and villains (especially on comics)

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but people love badguys in general, their are millions of movies were the badguy is the star

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Posted by SlamAdams

There's too many people surprised about a super-villain movie. Like all over the internet people going "How does that work?" Has no one ever seen a gangster movie before?

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@allstarsuperman said:

@mucklefluga said:

A movie focused on villains? Whaaaaaat.

oceans 11.......

Or Reservoir Dogs.

Also, usually in these sorts of stories Rhino and Sandman are placed in a grey area as relateable bad guys, wanting to do one more job before they go straight, needing money for removal of Rhino suit etc etc, or sometimes they're just blackmailed.

Though I guess the Ultimate Rhino suit seen in Amazing Spider-Man 2 already kills one of those options.

Posted by InnerVenom123

@innervenom123 said:

Venom movie? Cool.

Agent Venom movie? Please. Pretty please. I beg of you. I beg of you.

It will be Brock....

No sh*t. I'm allowed to dream.

Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

There's too many people surprised about a super-villain movie. Like all over the internet people going "How does that work?" Has no one ever seen a gangster movie before?

It's the same when it's a movie about a B-List superhero, everybody is all like "Oh nobody knows them, this will fail" and yet movies come out every single month with characters nobody has ever heard of before.

Posted by Mucklefluga

@mucklefluga said:

A movie focused on villains? Whaaaaaat.

oceans 11.......

I could say Layer Cake. But you are given a reason to be on those characters side's, they're not hard-core bad guys. With the sinister six they are 100% evil.

Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

@allstarsuperman said:

@mucklefluga said:

A movie focused on villains? Whaaaaaat.

oceans 11.......

I could say Layer Cake. But you are given a reason to be on those characters side's, they're not hard-core bad guys. With the sinister six they are 100% evil.

that's not true

Posted by Mr_Athrilla

I just feel bad for DC. Marvel, Sony AND Fox are doing more movies than DC. That awkward moment when Spider-Man universe has more movies announced than a whole company.

Sure, Fox and Sony have more movies than DC at the moment, But how many of those movies were X-men 1,2, 3, Wolverine Origins, Fantastic 4 1&2, Spider-man 3, and Amazing Spider-man1? At this point I'd be surprised if Sony and Fox were blips on DC's radar. It just seems like Fox, and Sony are trying desperately to hold on to their respective franchises, and not have the rights revert back to Marvel, by announcing as many movies as possible. Days of Future Past isn't even out yet, and already 3 X-men films have been announced.

Posted by Mucklefluga

@mucklefluga said:

@allstarsuperman said:

@mucklefluga said:

A movie focused on villains? Whaaaaaat.

oceans 11.......

I could say Layer Cake. But you are given a reason to be on those characters side's, they're not hard-core bad guys. With the sinister six they are 100% evil.

that's not true

What isn't?

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@jonny_anonymous said:

@mucklefluga said:

@allstarsuperman said:

@mucklefluga said:

A movie focused on villains? Whaaaaaat.

oceans 11.......

I could say Layer Cake. But you are given a reason to be on those characters side's, they're not hard-core bad guys. With the sinister six they are 100% evil.

that's not true

What isn't?

the Six aren't pure evil

Edited by Captain13

Don't think Sinister 6 will have a large female draw with the characters who have been announced so far: Electro/Green Goblin Jr/Rhino.

Also, I don't think the last film did well enough to spin off so many movies. ASM2 hasn't even come out yet. This is financially risky. Maybe Venom will do okay if it's not too expensive, but I don't think SS will do well. You can try to compare it to Ocean's 11, but it won't have what made Ocean's 11 successful: George Clooney and Brad Pitt.

Posted by SlamAdams

@slamadams said:

There's too many people surprised about a super-villain movie. Like all over the internet people going "How does that work?" Has no one ever seen a gangster movie before?

It's the same when it's a movie about a B-List superhero, everybody is all like "Oh nobody knows them, this will fail" and yet movies come out every single month with characters nobody has ever heard of before.

Yea that's worst too because all those characters have a history/backstory that is sometimes slowly revealed to us organically and subtlety, yet every time I suggest they skip the origin and reveal the history to us over the course of the movie as if it is a real movie, I always get shot down.

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@cheesesticks said:

I just feel bad for DC. Marvel, Sony AND Fox are doing more movies than DC. That awkward moment when Spider-Man universe has more movies announced than a whole company.

Sure, Fox and Sony have more movies than DC at the moment, But how many of those movies were X-men 1,2, 3, Wolverine Origins, Fantastic 4 1&2, Spider-man 3, and Amazing Spider-man1? At this point I'd be surprised if Sony and Fox were blips on DC's radar. It just seems like Fox, and Sony are trying desperately to hold on to their respective franchises, and not have the rights revert back to Marvel, by announcing as many movies as possible. Days of Future Past isn't even out yet, and already 3 X-men films have been announced.

I'd just like to say that I enjoyed most of those.

Posted by Mucklefluga

@mucklefluga said:

@jonny_anonymous said:

@mucklefluga said:

@allstarsuperman said:

@mucklefluga said:

A movie focused on villains? Whaaaaaat.

oceans 11.......

I could say Layer Cake. But you are given a reason to be on those characters side's, they're not hard-core bad guys. With the sinister six they are 100% evil.

that's not true

What isn't?

the Six aren't pure evil

Well they aren't somewhat 'good'.

Posted by TheAmazingImmortalMan

Also isnt Goddard writing Dysney's Daredevil?....

Yea he is, it's gonna be a netflix series from what I understand

Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

@captain13: girls don't just watch films for good looking actors you know

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@mr_athrilla: Do you wanna talk about the Green Lantern movie?

Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

@jonny_anonymous said:

@mucklefluga said:

@jonny_anonymous said:

@mucklefluga said:

@allstarsuperman said:

@mucklefluga said:

A movie focused on villains? Whaaaaaat.

oceans 11.......

I could say Layer Cake. But you are given a reason to be on those characters side's, they're not hard-core bad guys. With the sinister six they are 100% evil.

that's not true

What isn't?

the Six aren't pure evil

Well they aren't somewhat 'good'.

There just as sympathetic as any characters in films like the Godfather, Scarface, Reservoir Dogs ect

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@jonny_anonymous said:

@captain13: girls don't just watch films for good looking actors you know

Yes, girls love comic book villains they have never heard of played by actors who they probably don't recognize. So let's throw a bunch of money at this, potentially hurting the industry.

And I'm not just talking about girls. Why was Shailene Woodly cut from ASM2 again? Whining fanboys who didn't think she was pretty enough.

Throw out whatever counter argument you want. I'm going to laugh when a $160 million - $200 million Sinister Six bombs on opening weekend.

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@punyparker said:

@innervenom123 said:

Venom movie? Cool.

Agent Venom movie? Please. Pretty please. I beg of you. I beg of you.

It will be Brock....

No sh*t. I'm allowed to dream.

We hadnt got Brock in about 5 years,so.....a movie would be good.

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@jonny_anonymous said:

@captain13: girls don't just watch films for good looking actors you know

Yes, girls love comic book villains they have never heard of played by actors who they probably don't recognize. So let's throw a bunch of money at this, potentially hurting the industry.

And I'm not just talking about girls. Why was Shailene Woodly cut from ASM2 again? Whining fanboys who didn't think she was pretty enough.

Throw out whatever counter argument you want. I'm going to laugh when a $160 million - $200 million Sinister Six bombs on opening weekend.

that's because your a sad person. No some girls just want to watch good movies just like boys do also Woodly was cut because they needed more space to develop the character

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