Though Miles Morales and his fellow web slingers have yet to make their cinematic debut, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse is receiving glowing reception. Naturally, Sony Pictures Animation is developing a sequel.
The Hollywood Reporter has broken the news that Sony is also developing an animated Spider-Women feature! The movie, penned by Bek Smith and produced by Chris Lord and Phil Miller, would focus on three generations of Spider-Women, including Spider-Gwen. Spider-Woman, Madame Web, Spider-Girl and Silk.
According to THR, Lauren Montgomery (Voltron, Batman: Year One) is in talks to direct the female team-up film:
“Lauren Montgomery, who also worked on Voltron and co-directed animated movies Batman: Year One and Superman/Batman: Apocalypse for DC, is in negotiations to helm an untitled Spider-centric project that will gather the female heroes in the Spider-Man universe of characters in one adventure. Bek Smith, who wrote episodes of CBS show Zoo, will pen the script.”
They went on to say that Amy Pascal will return as producer. Phil Lord and Chris Miller are expected to return in some capacity along with Avi Arad:
“Amy Pascal, who is a producer on Spider-Verse as well as the live-action movies, will be back in the producer’s chair for these projects. Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the brainiacs behind Spider-Verse, are expected to be creatively involved although no deals have been made. Avi Arad is also expected to return in some capacity.”
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse stars Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Nicholas Cage, Hailee Steinfeld, John Mulaney, Lily Tomlin and Kimiko Glenn. Here’s the official synopsis:
“Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind “The Lego Movie” and “21 Jump Street,” bring their unique talents to a fresh vision of a different Spider-Man Universe, with a groundbreaking visual style that’s the first of its kind. “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” introduces Brooklyn teen Miles Morales, and the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where more than one can wear the mask.”
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse will swing into theaters on December 21st.