At Sony, Olivia Wilde Tapped To Direct Untitled Female-Centered Marvel Movie
Sony Pictures isn’t just developing its record of its Universe of Marvel Characters yet is expanding on the female characters at its focal point, and hopes to have landed one of the looked for female chiefs in Hollywood.
Sources reveal to Deadline that Olivia Wilde has finalized a negotiation to coordinate and build up a mystery Marvel film venture rotating around a female character known to mankind. While not affirmed, it is normal that the story will be fixated on Spider-Woman.
Sony had no remark.
The film will be written by Katie Silberman with Amy Pascal delivering. Rachel O’Connor will executive produce.
Wilde, Silberman and Pascal as of now have solid ties and the three are taking a shot at a Christmas mate film at Universal they would like to do preceding this one. Gary Spinelli wrote a past draft of the content.
The Spider-Woman character has really been the adjust sense of self of a few characters in the Spider-Man timetable throughout the years including Gwen Stacy, Mary Jane Watson and Jessica Drew, who was the first to brandish the outfit in the last part of the 1970s. Since the idea is by and large totally patched up by Wilde, it’s obscure the heading the studio will go with her.
The undertaking has been a high need since the head of the year and Wilde verged on saying no thanks to it as her move card has started to top off rapidly. By the day’s end, getting an opportunity to dispatch her own female hero was too difficult to even think about passing up, and she in the long run came around to completely focusing on the undertaking.
This denotes the subsequent movie based around a female character in Sony’s universe of Marvel characters to land a chief after S.J. Clarkson was tapped to coordinate a Madame Webb film. Sony is likewise creating Black Cat and Silver Sable motion pictures and is plainly putting forth the attempt to differentiate the universe.
Around the business, an ever increasing number of female producers are getting their took shots at coordinating large spending comic book motion pictures.
Nia DaCosta most as of late found the Captain Marvel 2 employment at Marvel and alongside Wilde and Clarkson will follow in the strides of Patty Jenkins, Cathy Yan and Chloe Zhao, the last who has the up and coming The Eternals.
It has been an incredible year and half for Wilde, who in the wake of spending the previous decade as an A-rundown entertainer chose to make her transition to coordinating with the transitioning story Booksmart. The film was one of a year ago’s best audited films and earned Silberman a WGA selection for best unique screenplay.
She would follow that up by connecting herself to the thrill ride Don’t Worry Darling, which in the long run arrived at New Line tailing one of the more warmed offering wars of 2019. That film as of late set Florence Pugh, Chris Pine, Shia LaBeouf and Dakota Johnson to star and will shoot this fall.
Wilde is repped by CAA, Untitled Entertainment and Ziffren Brittenham. Silberman is repped by UTA, MXN Entertainment and Myman Greenspan.