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Venom Movie To Feature Carnage

21 June 2017 2:15 PM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Fans have been hungry for a standalone Venom movie for some time. Ever since it was first announced that the character would be showing up in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 3, many wondered if this would be a lead-up to the character getting his own film. Sadly, Topher Grace was cast as the character, and by the end, he was completely dissolved in an explosion. We guess that’s one way for the studio to kill those dreams.

However, we’ve since learned that comic book characters have countless opportunities to correct the mistakes of the past. The Dark Knight Trilogy made up for the abysmal Batman and Robin, and Deadpool and Logan made up for the injustice that was X-Men Origins: Wolverine. As fans, all we really needed to do was wait for the right opportunity. Piggy-backing off of the great-looking Spider-Man: Homecoming, Sony made their plans known to create their own pocket universe, and to kick that off, they’d be making a standalone Venom movie with Tom Hardy at the lead.

Related: Venom Is A Part Of The McU After All

But who will Venom being going up against? Who better for him to take on than the fan favorite Carnage? According to THR, that may very well be who Venom goes up against. In the comics, Carnage is a man who — just like Eddie Brock — merges with the Venom symbiote. The main difference, however, is that the man, Cletus Kasady, is batsh*t crazy, and doesn’t have the same anti-hero title as Venom. Whereas Venom is kind of a dark gray, Carnage is pitch black as it gets, and given the R rating of the film, we think Sony has an opportunity to go all out with him.

In a world where there is no Spider-Man (though Amy Pascal recently said there’s always a chance), Carnage is a natural opponent to Venom, and we can’t wait to see what they bring with the character.

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Carnage will be the villain in Venom movie; Sony planning Kraven and Mysterio spin-offs before Sinister Six

21 June 2017 7:51 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Sony are continuing their SpiderVerse plans, which will kick off fully next year with Ruben Fleischer’s Venom starring Tom Hardy, and development is in place for Silver & Black. If rumours are to be believed, it won’t just be Black Cat and Silver Sable in the movie as it will also feature other Spider-Man characters like Jessica Drew.

In a new article from The Hollywood Reporter, it’s noted that Venom will feature Carnage as the main villain and – contrary to other reports – could feature Tom Holland as Spider-Man.

The report also says Sony are planning on expanding their SpiderVerse further by having spin-off movies for classic villains Mysterio and Kraven the Hunter before potentially pulling them together for The Sinister Six.

This was always Sony’s plan when they launched the Amazing Spider-Man Cinematic Universe, with Daredevil showrunner Drew Goddard writing and directing, only this time they plan to introduce them individually rather than launching straight into the ensemble outing.

Sony will also be making Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3 with Marvel Studios, with Spidey appearing in other McU films like Avengers: Infinity War.

See Also: Sony’s Spider-Man spin-offs to exist in the same universe as Spider-Man: Homecoming, Amy Pascal seemingly confirms

A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.). Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine – distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man – but when the Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened.

Spider-Man: Homecoming sees Tom Holland and Marisa Tomei reprising their roles from Captain America: Civil War as Peter Parker/Spider-Man and Aunt May, alongside Marvel veterans Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark and Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan. New additions to the cast include Michael Keaton (Birdman), Jacob Batalon (North Woods), Michael Barbieri (Little Men), Zendaya (K.C. Undercover), Angourie Rice (The Nice Guys), Tony Revolori (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Logan Marshall-Green (Prometheus), Martin Starr (Silicon Valley), Donald Glover (Community), Laura Harrier (One Life to Live), Kenneth Choi (Captain America: The First Avenger), Hannibal Buress (Broad City), Isabella Amara (The Boss), Jorge Lendeborg, Jr. (Graceland), Jj Totah (Glee), Abraham Attah (Beasts of No Nation), Michael Mando (Better Call Saul), Selenis Leyva (Orange Is the New Black), Bokeem Woodbine (Riddick), Tyne Daly (Cagney & Lacey), Garcelle Beauvais (Hollywood Today Live), Tiffany Espensen (Kirby Buckets), Michael Chernus  (Orange is the New Black), Jona Xiao (Halt and Catch Fire) and Martha Kelly (Baskets). The film is set for release on July 5th in the UK and July 7th in the States. »

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Confrontation in the Kitchen Takes Place in New Clip from Midnighters

20 June 2017 10:37 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

"Do you have any creamer?" He seemed nice enough when he knocked on her door, but Lindsey begins to realize that Smith may not be who he says he is in a tense new clip from Midnighters, which recently premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

Synopsis: "Midnight, New Year’s Eve: when all the hopes of new beginnings come to life – except for Lindsey and Jeff Pittman, whose strained marriage faces the ultimate test after they cover up a terrible crime and find themselves entangled in a Hitchcockian web of deceit and madness. From Walking Dead director Julius Ramsay, Midnighters is a layered, enigmatic thriller set in the Gothic backwoods of New England – the perfect place to get away with murder."

"Midnighters marks the debut feature of director Julius Ramsay (“The Walking Dead”) and features compelling and complicated female leads played by Alex Essoe (Starry Eyes, Tales of Halloween), Perla Haney-Jardine (Steve Jobs, »

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Can The Last Knight Reclaim Transformers Box Office Glory?

20 June 2017 10:21 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

After dethroning Wonder Woman, while taking down three other newcomers, the Disney Pixar animated sequel Cars 3 will have a short one-weekend reign atop the box office, going up against the action-packed live-action sequel Transformers: The Last Knight, which opens on Wednesday, June 21, and has no direct competition in wide release either on Wednesday, or throughout the weekend, although there are a slew of indie titles opening in limited release. This final Transformers franchise movie from director Michael Bay should have no trouble taking the top spot, with a projected three-day opening weekend of $84.7 million, with a five-day total from Wednesday through Sunday reaching $157.2 million. If these projections are accurate, it will continue the Transformers franchise's unpredictable track record when it comes to opening weekends.

This franchise shows not only how unpredictable audiences can be, but how front-loaded the industry has become in the past decade. The Transformers franchise kicked »

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Movie News: 'Venom' and 'Spider-Man' Update; 'Deadpool 2' Starts Production (See Photo)

19 June 2017 4:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Venom: We just heard that Marvel character Venom (Spider-Man 3, above) will not be appearing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Now, however, producer Amy Pascal says that the forthcoming Venom and Silver and Black (featuring Black Cat) will, indeed, take place in the same universe as Spider-Man: Homecoming: "They’ll be adjuncts to it, they may be different locations, but it will still all be in the same world. And they will be connected to each other as well." She also teased that Spider-Man might appear in those movies. [ScreenCrush]   Dropped by the X-Mansion. Big fucking surprise. No one's home. pic.twitter.com/svbUMEdKbb — Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) June 17, 2017 Deadpool 2: Ryan Reynolds celebrated the start of production on...

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Movie News: 'Venom' and 'Spider-Man' Update; 'Deadpool 2' Starts Production

19 June 2017 11:52 AM, PDT | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

Venom: We just heard that Marvel character Venom (Spider-Man 3, above) will not be appearing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Now, however, producer Amy Pascal says that the forthcoming Venom and Silver and Black (featuring Black Cat) will, indeed, take place in the same universe as Spider-Man: Homecoming: "They’ll be adjuncts to it, they may be different locations, but it will still all be in the same world. And they will be connected to each other as well." She also teased...

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The Week in Spandex – Spider-Man: Homecoming tracking, Venom and the Fantastic Four not part of the McU, Justice League set photos, X-Men: Dark Phoenix casting

17 June 2017 7:27 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Spider-Man: Homecoming, Venom, Fantastic Four, Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, The Defenders, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Inhumans, Avengers: Secret Wars, Marvel’s Spider-Man, Avengers: Age of Ultron, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Deadpool 2, Justice League, Wonder Woman, Shazam, Batgirl, Batman, Batman & Robin, Batman vs. Two-Face, Shadowman, Gotham, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen and more…

…There’s less than three weeks to go before the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man swings back into cinemas for the Marvel and Sony-produced reboot Spider-Man: Homecoming, and according to tracking estimates, the film is looking to debut with a domestic opening weekend in the region of $90 million to $108 million. That would surpass both Amazing Spider-Man movies ($62 million and $91.6 million) and Spider-Man 2 ($88 million), but put it below Spider-Man ($114.8 million) and Spider-Man 3 ($151.1 million). And should »

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Official Trailer for Midnighters releases

16 June 2017 9:19 PM, PDT | MoreHorror | See recent MoreHorror news »

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The official Trailer for the thriller film Midnighters, which is premiering at the La Film Festival on Monday, June 19th at 9:35 Pm at the ArcLight Culver City, has released.

Check out the trailer and some screen stills below the details.

About Midnighters

Midnighters marks the debut feature of director Julius Ramsay (“The Walking Dead”) and features compelling and complicated female leads played by Alex Essoe (Starry Eyes, Tales of Halloween), Perla Haney-Jardine (Steve Jobs, Spider-Man 3) along with strong performances by Dylan McTee (MTV's "Sweet Vicious") and Ward Horton (Annabelle, The Wolf of Wall Street).

Synopsis:

Midnight, New Year’s Eve: when all the hopes of new beginnings come to life – except for Lindsey and Jeff Pittman, whose strained marriage faces the ultimate test after they cover up a terrible crime and find themselves entangled in a Hitchcockian web of deceit and madness. From Walking Dead director Julius Ramsay, »

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Early Reactions To War For The Planet Of The Apes Are In — Does The Trilogy End Strong?

16 June 2017 5:15 PM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Whenever the third film of a planned trilogy is nearing its release, it’s always a little bit nerve-wracking. Will this film live up to the first two films, or will it crash and burn, making the previous two films just a little bit worse in retrospect? We faced similar feelings going into Spider-Man 3, as well as The Dark Knight Rises, and Toy Story 3, and we left the theater with various levels of success.

We are approaching the release of War for the Planet of the Apes, and the stakes are pretty high. Going into the first film of this trilogy, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, no one was expecting much of anything. Tim Burton had already pissed away any good faith audiences had in the property with his early 2000s remake,, and many were wondering why the studio even bothered with it. But the director of the film, »

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Distrust, Deception & Pain Are Prevalent in New Trailer for Midnighters

16 June 2017 10:37 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

They didn't mean to hit him with their car, but a young couple discover that they might be lucky that they did in the new trailer for Midnighters.

Midnighters will make its premiere at the La Film Festival on Monday, June 19th at 9:35pm Pt at the ArcLight Culver City.

Synopsis: "Midnight, New Year’s Eve: when all the hopes of new beginnings come to life – except for Lindsey and Jeff Pittman, whose strained marriage faces the ultimate test after they cover up a terrible crime and find themselves entangled in a Hitchcockian web of deceit and madness. From Walking Dead director Julius Ramsay, Midnighters is a layered, enigmatic thriller set in the Gothic backwoods of New England – the perfect place to get away with murder."

"Midnighters marks the debut feature of director Julius Ramsay (“The Walking Dead”) and features compelling and complicated female leads played by Alex Essoe (Starry Eyes, »

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Spider-Man: Homecoming tracking $100 million domestic opening weekend, first track from Michael Giacchino’s score released

16 June 2017 9:50 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With exactly three weeks to go until Spider-Man: Homecoming swings into U.S. theaters, the official tracking numbers for the Marvel and Sony-produced reboot are in, and according to box office analysts the wall-crawler is looking at a domestic opening weekend of between $90 million to $108 million.

That’s down quite considerably from the $135 million projection from mid-May, and puts it in the same region as Warner Bros.’ Wonder Woman, which opened with $100.5 million at the start of this month. It would however be an improvement over Sony’s two Amazing Spider-Man reboots, which opened with $62 million and $91.6 million respectively.

Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 2 – widely considered to be the best Spidey movie to date – opened with $88 million back in 2004, although the original enjoyed a $114.8 million opening weekend in 2002, while Spider-Man 3 set a record for the franchise with $151.1 million.

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Box Office Analysts Predict Strong Opening Weekend For Spider-Man: Homecoming; Transformers: The Last Knight Poised For A Franchise Low Domestically

16 June 2017 5:57 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

In accordance with previous estimations, Spider-Man: Homecoming is headed for an opening weekend in the region of $90m-$108 million, but it’s not looking too good for Transformers: The Last Knight.

Michael Bay’s fifth (and possibly final?) installment in the juggernaut series is booked in for a theatrical release on June 21st, and despite a five-day run at the box office, The Last Knight is reportedly set to scoop up $70 million, which would go down as the lowest opening in the franchise’s history. But as the figures for The Mummy, Alien: Covenant, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales attest, Hollywood tentpoles can live or die depending on their performance overseas, and the Transformers series has traditionally fared better within international markets than home turf. Will the same be true of The Last Knight?

By contrast, Spider-Man: Homecoming is tracking relatively well according to Deadline’s box office preview. »

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Sony’s Venom movie will start shooting in NYC and Atlanta in September

15 June 2017 12:45 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

We reported a few weeks ago that Tom Hardy had officially signed on to star as Venom in a Sony-based Spider-Man spin-off, and now it looks like the film has a start date. According to Omega Underground, the film will kick off production on September 1st with locations taking in Atlanta and New York City. More on the Venom shooting details below.

Venom shooting details revealed Venom shooting details revealed: Will shoot in Atlanta and New York from September.

Tom Hardy will play the original Symbiote host, Eddie Brock, in a script from Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner, while the film will be directed by Zombieland‘s Rueben Fleischer. The character previously appeared in 2007’s Spider-Man 3, played by Topher Grace. Little is known about the plot of the film, other than the fact that production will get underway later this year, for an October 5th, 2018 release date.

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Sony-Backed Venom Spinoff Reportedly Eyeing September Start Across New York And Atlanta

14 June 2017 10:04 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Eddie Brock, look away now; the alien symbiote is almost ready to seize control of its latest host.

Omega Underground is reporting that the Sony-backed Venom spinoff is now poised to enter production across Atlanta and New York City on September 1st, when Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer will be calling the shots from behind the lens. We know that Fury Road star Tom Hardy has signed on to play Brock/Venom in a film that will launch Sony’s own Marvel Universe that is ostensibly independent from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

It’s a wildly ambitious strategy, particularly when you consider how many fans felt Venom’s last screen appearance (see: the overstuffed and overblown Spider-Man 3) left much to be desired. Other plans include movies featuring such iconic characters as Silver Sable and Black Cat, and despite rumors to the contrary, it’s understood that Tom Holland’s friendly »

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Judd Apatow Has Some Colorful Words For Sony’s ‘Clean Versions’ Movies Plan

14 June 2017 7:11 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Add Judd Apatow to the list of filmmakers and creators not too pumped about Sony Pictures’ newly announced “Clean Version” initiative. The filmmaker has issued a very colorful statement regarding the studio’s plan to offer edited — read: “clean” — versions of some of its titles on various streaming platforms. As Variety notes, these “Clean Versions” are the exact same ones used for broadcast TV or airline viewing, adding another weird wrinkle into the story.

Still, Apatow isn’t buying it, and he’s not alone.

Read More: Sony Plans to Release ‘Clean Versions’ of Movies Like ‘Step Brothers,’ And Seth Rogen Is Pissed Off About It

The filmmaker took to Twitter yesterday to sound off on his thoughts on the plan, and they are, amusingly enough, the kind of thoughts that would definitely be edited out of a Clean Version of the Sony movie about this tweet.

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Avengers: Infinity War rumours, Power Rangers deleted scene and more – Daily News Roundup

13 June 2017 11:47 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Black Order

Kong: Skull Island star Terry Notary told the press a few months ago that he was playing Thanos’ right hand man in Avengers: Infinity War, but a new report from McU Exchange has details on The Mad Titan’s Black Order. According to the site, The Black Order won’t stick strictly to the source material, but will instead tie into Nebula’s line from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: “You are a disappointment sister; out of all our siblings, I hated you least.” Read more here.

Landis Hates Marvel

Someone who probably won’t be seeing Avengers: Infinity War is An American Werewolf in London director John Landis, who threw some shade at the McU in a recent interview. “Truthfully, I’m bored shitless with the Marvel Universe now,” Landis told entertainment.ie. “All the superhero movies tend to be interchangeable, you always have these »

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Fan's Guide to Spider-Man: Homecoming Video Is 22-Minutes of Awesome

11 June 2017 3:05 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

As we get closer and closer to the July 7 release of Spider-Man: Homecoming, Disney Xd has debuted a new 22-minute special that takes fans behind-the-scenes of this superhero adventure. This video kicks off with both Tom Holland and Zendaya meeting up and discussing a poster for the movie, which Tom Holland notices has Zendaya's name in a much bigger font than his. Of course, since Tom is playing Spider-Man, he naturally thinks his name should be on top of the poster

This video, from Disney Xd goes on to showcase more footage along with interview snippets from Robert Downey Jr., who said the Spider-Man scenes in last year's Captain America: Civil War was a "home run." This video also includes a new interview with Kevin Feige, who claims that Spider-Man is quite simply the greatest superhero of all time. Robert Downey Jr. and Kevin Feige also reveal how they »

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Spider-Man: Homecoming Sneak Peek Shows Off New Spidey Suit Powers

9 June 2017 5:59 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While fans wait for the latest in a series of Spider-Man: Homecoming TV spots that center on an NBA Finals party, Sony Pictures UK has debuted a preview that highlights the high-tech features on Peter Parker's (Tom Holland) new Spidey suit. As we know, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) designed and created this suit, and we've already seen plenty of its powers put on display, such as the webbed wings. But this sneak peek offers even more insight into just how cool this suit really is. We also get new interview segments with both Tom Holland and Robert Downey Jr., who are quite enamored with the functionality of this costume.

This preview debuted earlier today on Sony Pictures UK YouTube, which begins with Robert Downey Jr. revealing that Tony Stark helped Peter "up his game" by designing this new suit. We also get a glimpse at a scene where Peter first hears from the A. »

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We Know Who Zendaya’s Really Playing In Spider-Man: Homecoming

9 June 2017 2:19 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Spoilers for the film will follow from this point on. You’ve been warned.

Ever since Zendaya was first cast in Spider-Man: Homecoming, there’s been a lot of mystery surrounding her role in the movie. Eventually, we learned that her character was named Michelle – but that didn’t stop fans from theorizing that she might really be Peter Parker’s most famous love interest, Mary Jane Watson. Despite the heavy amount of rumors, the cast and crew of have repeatedly denied it, and it turns out they were right all along.

As reported by Movie Pilot, some fans have been lucky enough to nab copies of the junior novelization of the movie which reveals who Michelle really is. It turns out that her full name is actually Michelle Toomes. That’s right, she has the same surname as Adrian Toomes Aka Vulture, as played by Michael Keaton in Homecoming. »

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Rdj Compares Spider-Man: Homecoming to First Iron Man

7 June 2017 11:09 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Yesterday, Robert Downey Jr. took to Facebook Live to announce a special giveaway through Omaze, where a few lucky fans will win a trip to both the Spider-Man: Homecoming premiere and also to the Avengers: Infinity War set. During the 22-minute live video, the star responded to several fans who stopped by. He revealed that advanced audiences are responding quite positively to Spider-Man: Homecoming during early screenings. Here's what he had to say during the live video session.

"This Homecoming thing turned out very well. People have been starting early screenings of Spider-Man: Homecoming, and they say it's absolutely a 10 out of 10. I certainly enjoyed participating in it, and I think this will be one of the big summer hits. Anyway, these La premieres are usually pretty fun."

We first saw Tom Holland's Spider-Man in last year's summer blockbuster Captain America: Civil War, where he was recruited by Robert Downey Jr. »

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