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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").

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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 TazzMission

i actually wouldnt mind a kingpin spinoff movie sometime in the future. they could introduce someone like a tombstone but my only question is would they be more daredevil villains or would they be the villains for multiple charachters like a spider-man?

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Posted By Jonny_Anonymous

@jonny_anonymous: If they hint at them that much in the first trailer, they're probably going to have some kind of role. Rhino, Electro, and Green Goblin are already more than enough for a sequel, but if Doc Ock, Vulture, and Venom are added, it's going to be more disorienting than Spider-Man 3.

It doesn't mean a thing other than they will end up in future films.

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Posted By goobot

I don't see how this would work with sony only owning the spiderman franchise, maybe if they owned some more marvel characters I could see it.

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Posted By amazing_webhead

"Venom storage". This adds to my "OsCorp has had the symbiote since FDR" theory. I just hope he's portrayed better than last time.

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Posted By Smurfboy

Looks like Disney won't get their hand on Spider-Man anytime soon. :-/ Oh well. I am definitely looking forward to what Sony is bringing on the table for the movies in the future. I'm more interesting in Venom. Hope it's good! :)

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Edited By GeekBait

Here's what I'm guessing: we get Rhino, Electro, and Goblin for ASM2 and Ock, Vulture, and Venom for ASM3, and this could possibly be the Sinister Six roster (unless Venom is swapped out for someone like Shocker).

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Posted By CheeseSticks

@mr_athrilla: Dude, GL was terrible and only X3 was bad. The two before were pretty good.

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Posted By Mr_Athrilla

@mr_athrilla: Dude, GL was terrible and only X3 was bad. The two before were pretty good.

Oh this must be embarrassing for you finding out this way, but let me clue you in. Not everybody is a Wolverine fan. Some people like me, like other members of the X-men, and those people got screwed. You can't honestly believe fans of Wolverine left the movie theater, just as happy as fans of Cyclops, Iceman, Rogue and Storm.

That's why I like the Avengers movie. Iron Man was the clear star, but everybody got their time to shine. They got ample screen time, and they were in character. 2 simple things That Bryan Singer has failed to do

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Posted By CheeseSticks
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Posted By Timotheus316

I am curious and exited.

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This is really interesting.

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Posted By angelalfonso

i hate spamer

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Posted By momo111191

I wish the re cast spidy this guy comes of like a prick

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Posted By Darkchild

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

and i freaking love it, cant wait to see a full fledged movie on the Sinister Six. Venom...meh not so much

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Posted By E1000

The first one was so 'meh', I just can't get excited about those movies...

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Posted By Bystander

@innervenom123 said:

Venom movie? Cool.

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

You prefer flash of over brock? nice.

I do.

It's a pitty the announced movie is gonna be about Brock. Probably...