SONY PICTURES hires S.J. Clarkson for mystery MARVEL project

Madame Web (Marvel Comics)

Variety is reporting that Sony Pictures has hired director S.J. Clarkson to helm a new, mystery project based in the Spider-Man universe.

The identity of the mystery film’s lead is unconfirmed, though Variety’s understands that the studios is looking to Madame Web to headline. Reports have been circulating for a while that Sony has been looking to bring Madame Webb in to the movie world but, for now, this remains unconfirmed.

The report also notes that the film has yet to bring a writer on board officially.

With Sony looking to bring a female lead Spider project to the big screen, which characters would you like to see take the lead?

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By Neil Vagg

Neil is the GYCO Editorial Chief. He has a BA in Film & TV and an MA in Scriptwriting; he currently works 9-5 as an office manager and 5-9 as a reviewer/web designer. He has been subscribing to comics for around nine years but has been reading them as long as he can remember. Favourite comics: Batman; Nightwing, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and All New X-Men Favourite films: Batman (any apart from & Robin); Star Trek Generations, Underworld, Beetlejuice Favourite TV shows: Fringe; Buffy, Arrow, TBBT, Being Human UK and Star Trek TNG