Olivia Wilde to direct a female-centric superhero film touted to be Spider-Woman

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Olivia Wilde roped in to direct Spider-Woman?& 

Key Highlights

  • Actress Olivia Wilde, who made her directorial debut with critically acclaimed Booksmart, has reportedly been roped in to helm a superhero film
  • The superhero film in query is alleged to be female-centric
  • It has been additional reported that the film is likely to be Spider-Woman

The Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters (SPUMC) is on a path of enlargement it appears. The universe of superhero characters associated to Spider-Man has already seen large success with Tom Hardy starrer Venom and Tom Holland starrer Spider-Man movies in Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). 

The studio is all set for the discharge of Jared Leto’s Morbius and Venom 2, each of that are anticipated to launch as soon as issues return to regular. Amidst all this, there are a number of reviews of the studio increasing the universe with different lesser recognized Spider-Man characters aside from the lengthy within the information Sinister Six film and a rumoured and mega formidable live-action Spider-Verse movie that includes Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield and Tom Holland. 

Now, a brand new report in Deadline has claimed that Sony Pictures has roped in actress Olivia Wilde to direct a female-centric superhero film that includes Marvel characters. Olivia made her directorial debut with the 2019 launch Booksmart which earned her a whole lot of vital acclaim. 

The report additional acknowledged that it not confirmed however the film in query is alleged to be Spider-Woman. While the studio had no touch upon the report, if true, this would be the first time that Spider-Woman will probably be tailored for live-action. A vesion of Spider-Woman (Spider-Gwen) was seen within the animated traditional Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse aside from that the character has not been seen or discussed a lot in pop-culture. 

Olivia Wilde shared the report on Twitter and replied with a Spider emoji teasing followers about Spider-Woman film. 

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The film is alleged to be penned by Katie Silberman with Rachel O’Connor being the manager producer and Amy Pascal backing it. 


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Spider-Woman film is alleged to be on the precedence listing for Sony Pictures. This would be the studio’s second female-centric superhero film after S.J. Clarkson’s Madame Webb film. It has additionally been reported that the studio is additional growing Black Cat and Silver Sable films. 

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