Sam Raimi is currently hard at work prepping Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness.
One of the things they’re doing at the moment is casting roles for Doctor Strange 2.
It’s just been confirmed that Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios have cast Xochitl Gomez in an undisclosed role.
However, fans are speculating that she’s going to be playing a version of America Chavez in the film.
Anyway, all this work on Doctor Strange 2 hasn’t stopped Marvel and Sam Raimi from thinking about what’s next.
We’ve now been informed by multiple sources, that he, Marvel and Sony Picutres are deep in discussions regarding Raimi possibly directing a future Spider-Man movie.
Raimi is currently prepping for Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness
I was first informed that this might be happening a few weeks ago.
However, more sources have now corroborated this news.
One source went even further and told me that Raimi and Kevin Feige are very keen on the idea of working together on a Spider-Verse movie.
Here’s what one of my sources said:
Kevin Feige and Sam Raimi really want to make another Spider-Man movie together. They are talking about it now with Sony and it could be a Spider-Verse film.
Full disclosure, we weren’t told when the movie might come out, nor who might be writing the film’s script.
We were also not informed whether Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire will be in the film.
Raimi has made it very clear in the past that he loves the character and would be up for coming back to it.
Sam Raimi and Kevin Feige are keen to work together on a Spider-Man movie
He famously fell out with Sony’s producers on Spider-Man 3.
Raimi felt that the movie that was released wasn’t the film he wanted to make.
He had ideas of bringing in the Vulture and Mysterio into his third Spider-Man film.
Raimi had even reportedly spoken to Sir Ben Kingsley about the role.
The idea was to have The Vulture turn up at the end of the movie.
That scene would then set him up as the main villain of Spider-Man 4.
One of the movie’s actors, Haden Church even revealed during an interview with JoBlo that Venom was not intended to be in the movie when they first started developing it.
Raimi could be directing a Spider-Verse film
Although, it didn’t really turn out that way later on. Because, when they first pitched me the movie, Sandman and, of course, Franco’s transformation to the Goblin, we were who he [Spider-Man] had to deal with in the picture and Venom wasn’t even in it. They introduced at the very beginning the character of Vulture, but he was only in it briefly and then at the very end of that picture they were gonna bring The Vulture back just to sorta set the stage that he was probably going to be the main villain in Spider-Man 4. But then, obviously all of that stuff sort of derailed. Well, not so much derailed, but took a different railway.
I have reached out to Marvel and Sony representatives for comment on this story.
I’ll update you if I get a response from them.
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