Sony’s “Universe of Marvel Characters” is about to get slightly larger. And if Booksmart is any gauge, slightly extra pleasant too. A number of shops report that Wilde has agreed to co-write and direct a brand new authentic female-led superhero property at Sony Footage.
Deadline studies that the key challenge is probably going a Spider-Girl film. The information, which Sony Footage declined to touch upon, additionally locations Wilde on board as co-writer alongside writing associate Katie Silberman.
If correct this can be a main win for Sony Footage and reveals how Marvel properties proceed to develop in massive methods other than Disney or Marvel Studios correct. Certainly, the thriller film is being produced by Amy Pascal, making it doubtlessly the third Spider-Man spinoff hatched underneath the Sony banner, the opposite two being Venom and subsequent 12 months’s Morbius.
Wilde is a profitable display screen star who has impressively transitioned into being an in-demand director after Booksmart, which was her directorial debut. Beforehand finest recognized for showing in tasks like Tron: Legacy, Consuming Buddies, and Vinyl, Wilde helmed the indie shock hit darling Booksmart to rave evaluations final 12 months. Premiering on the SXSW Movie Competition the film went on to develop a loyal following and earned Wilde a BAFTA nomination for Greatest Screenplay, in addition to a slew of critics’ awards for Greatest First Movie.