The recent Spider-Man spin-off movie, Venom is the first Marvel-Sony movie in a Spider-Man villain universe. Many are now waiting for the deal between Disney and Fox to finalise to see the magic that the studios can do once all the characters come in their hands. Sony has dreams of having their very own franchise which will stand on its feet in spite of trying it in the MCU as well. The villains of the Spider-Man universe are pretty infamous, and all credit goes to Sam Raimi and his trilogy. It has been reported that the plans are getting very close to Sony’s Universe of Marvel Characters (SUMC) to expand. In light of this, here is a list of upcoming Spider-Man villain movies:
Sony had confirmed that their very first film which will follow Venom will be about the blood-sucking vampire-Morbius, the Living Vampire. The role will be played by Jared Leto. This film will be directed by Daniel Espinosa and will have two writers-Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless who had this to say:
“We are excited about Morbius. Morbius was always one of my favorite characters. I love the story about the healer that becomes a killer, and how do you deal with it.”
In Venom, one post-credit scene showed us, Eddie Brock, going to interview a prisoner at San Quentin but he is met by Cletus Kasady, who is a serial killer (Carnage).
The role of Carnage is will be played by the actor, Woody Harrelson, and this film will follow the happenings of Venom as the symbiote named as Carnage will make Casady its host.
3. Lethal Ladies
‘Silver and Black’ had been announced and was scheduled to have a release date of February 2019. The director, Gina Prince-Bythewood has been attached to this movie. Silver Sable aka, Silver Sablinova is well-known as a hunter, a mercenary, and also the leader of the wild pack. At times, she is a legitimate mercenary, whose motives and methods bring her in conflict with a few other superheroes. Black Cat is a very popular character in the Spider-Man universe as she is also his on-and-off love interest. Black Cat will be played by Felicity Jones.
4. The Nightwatch
Sony had also reported that they were in talks with Spike Lee for a Nightwatch movie. There are a few rumors that suggest that CheoHodari Coker will write the script. As of now, Sony and Lee are declining all the news regarding the plan for this project. In all the recent comic books, we had seen Doctor Trench being portrayed as a very rich philanthropist, and he spends his career like a villain and also rebooting the memories of his bad past from everyone’s memory.
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In August, there had been a few reports claiming that Richard Wenk from ‘The Equalizer’ will to write the script of the project.
Kraven is not a regular Spider-Man villain, and he is very historic and also pretty popular among the readers and all the fans. The villain is well-known for his arc -Last Hunt, where he had been seen travelling to New York for killing Spider-Man. This villain had gone into a brutal mode and will be a great addition to this list.