Sony’s Venom May Be Comedic and In Same Reality As Spider-Man: Homecoming


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It came as a bit of a surprise when Sony announced Tom Hardy would be playing the Marvel character Venom in a solo movie. The studio hired Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer to helm the film, which is said to be rated-R. For anyone who knows the character, … [Read more...]

Ruben Fleischer to Direct Tom Hardy in Venom


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This bit of news felt like it came out of nowhere! We've known that Sony has been trying to tee up a Venom film for a while now, but they've finally gotten all of their ducks in row in order to make the film. Sony Pictures has announced that Zombieland director … [Read more...]

Sony Takes A Staggering $1 Billion Writedown On Movie Business


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Sony has announced it will take a writedown of nearly $1 billion on its movie business, two weeks after losing its chief executive officer. The Japanese company has blamed the move on the decline of the DVD and Blu-ray market, and the every-changing landscape of … [Read more...]

Michael Keaton Talks Working On Spider-Man: Homecoming


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel Studios has been attracting more and more A-listers to join their films. The most recent case is Michael Keaton, who has had a huge resurgence in his career with Oscar darlings Spotlight and Birdman. I couldn't help chuckle when he got the part of the … [Read more...]

Tom Holland: Spider-Man Might Not Be In Avengers


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Spider-Man being added to the Marvel Cinematic Universe has to be one of the biggest coups in all of movie history. The deal between Marvel and Sony is one of those rare events that I expect to collapse at any moment for no other reason than my own … [Read more...]

Stephen King’s The Dark Tower Leaked Online By Sony’s Taiwanese Division


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The trailer for Sony's highly anticipated Stephen King adaptation The Dark Tower has leaked online. Directed by Nikolaj Arcel (A Royal Affair), the blockbuster's preview was 'accidentally' made live on YouTube by the studio's Taiwanese division. You can watch it here … [Read more...]

Sony To Kick Off Valiant Comics Shared Universe With Harbinger


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Shared universes are the big thing in Hollywood these days, with Marvel and DC Comics currently raking in quite a bit of money despite the latter's poor critical performance. Soon Universal Pictures will join the fray with their classic monster properties … [Read more...]

Sources: $150 Million Offer Was NOT Given To Daniel Craig For Bond 25


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Just last week we heard a rumor go around that Daniel Craig had been offered $150 million to reprise his role as James Bond for two more back-to-back films of Bond 25 and Bond 26. I was sceptical about the veracity of that report, since it seemed to me that it left … [Read more...]

Has Daniel Craig Been Offered $150 Million To Return For Bond 25 and 26?

James Bond

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Months of speculation on who would be the next James Bond have now come full circle back to current 007 spy Daniel Craig. According to one new report, Sony has made an offer of $150 million to the actor to return not once, but twice as the titular … [Read more...]

Is Zendaya Playing A Familiar Character in Spider-Man: Homecoming?

Spider-Man Tom Holland

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Before we get into possible casting news, a new poster for Spider-Man: Homecoming was captured using Instagram's new story feature at the fashion trade show for apparel vendors called Magic Las Vegas, via TheWrap. If you're wondering why the poster would show up … [Read more...]

New Spider-Man: Homecoming Spy Photos Leaked!


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Tom Holland as Spider-Man was a scene stealer in Captain America: Civil War, and did more for Sony than they ever got out of The Amazing Spider-Man reboot with Andrew Garfield. Before Civil War hit the big screen, fans were clamoring for a first look at the new … [Read more...]

Spider-Man: Homecoming Casts Martin Starr and Logan Marshall-Green


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sony and Marvel are going full tilt with casting for the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming. According to The Hollywood Reporter Martin Starr and Logan Marshall-Green have both been cast in the film. This is the second casting scoop this week for Spider-Man with … [Read more...]

Donald Glover Cast In Spider-Man: Homecoming

Donald Glover

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Seems like Donald Glover has come full circle in regards to the new Spider-Man movie. When the deal between Marvel and Sony was struck to have the webcrawler be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there were overtures to have Glover play the role of Miles … [Read more...]

Robert Downey Jr. Joins Spider-Man: Homecoming In Lucrative Deal


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Robert Downey Jr. will appear as Iron Man in the upcoming Spider-Man Homecoming. According to THR, the actor has signed a huge deal which will see him star in the first Spidey standalone picture to be produced by Marvel Studios in partnership with Sony … [Read more...]

Muppets Director May Helm 23 Jump Street & Men in Black Crossover


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Remember that 23 Jump Street and Men in Black crossover that was being talked about last year? Looks like Sony Pictures is moving forward on the project, with James Bobin taking the helm. According to Variety, the Flight of the Conchords and The Muppets director … [Read more...]

Venom Film In The Works At Sony, Not A Spinoff


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When Marvel negotiated with Marvel to include Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it put the brakes on all of the Spider-Man-related spinoff films, including Venom. Now, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Sony is reviving the Venom film with a bit of a … [Read more...]