Sony Developing Silver Sable and Black Cat Film With ‘Thor’ Scribe

Silver Sable
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Following the news that a “Venom” pic is coming next year, Sony is now fast at work on another “Spider-Man”-related film, this time focused on female characters Silver Sable and Black Cat.

Sources confirm to Variety that “Thor: Ragnarok” scribe Chris Yost is penning the script. The previous draft was written by “Westworld” co-creator Lisa Joy.

Matt Tolmach and Amy Pascal are producing the project.

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In the comic books, Silver Sable is a mercenary who runs a company that hunts war criminals. Black Cat is burglar named Felicia Hardy, who briefly appeared in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” played by Felicity Jones. While both characters exist in Marvel’s “Spider-Man” universe, the Yost-penned film will not be a crossover with the webslinger.

Sony is actively searching for a director for both this and the “Venom” spin-off. The studio recently receiving a draft on “Venom” with hopes to land a director very soon. “Venom” will swing into theaters on Oct. 5, 2018.

Besides writing the next “Thor” pic, Yost has also dabbled in Marvel’s animated series such as “The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes” and “Wolverine and “X-Men.” He is repped by Verve.

The next core “Spider-Man” pic, “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” comes out July 7, 2017.

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  1. whowho says:

    I’m super excited except for the Sony part.

  2. Cass says:

    Sony pics, how far you’ve fallen. Save yourself the bomb, don’t do it.

  3. Ugh says:

    It’s like they’ve learned nothing.

  4. Vasquez1992 says:

    Stupid, stupid Sony.

  5. This feels like Sony is trying to pressure Disney into a Billion Dollar deal…either an outright acquisition of purchasing the rights back.

  6. lou says:

    I suspect this and Venom won’t be made just like that Sinister Six movie Sony was trying to do a couple of years ago.

  7. Mark says:

    Ugh. This is not going to work

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