'Spider-Man' spin-off' 'Sinister Six' set for 2016 release
Sony Pictures have set the date for 'Spider-man' spin-off, 'Sinister Six', for November 2016.
Doug Belgrad, the studio president, declared the news on the opening day of Comic-Con, and said that they felt "confident" about the super-villain project's release date, which is to be helmed by Drew Goddard, and believe that it would and would make Sony a stronger competitor against the other upcoming superhero films.
According to Variety magazine, Sony had earlier wanted 'The Amazing Spider-Man 3' to hit theatres in 2016, but with this decision, they have pushed the film for 2018, which was previously set for its 4th sequel.
The 'Sinister Six' super-villains, who had first appeared in 1964, include Doctor Octopus, Electro, who's character was played by Jamie Foxx in 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2', Kraven the Hunter, Mysterio, Sandman and the Vulture.
(Posted on 24-07-2014)