Kraven the Hunter Film Officially in the Works

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Collider is reporting that Sony Pictures has tapped Richard Wenk (The Equalizer) to pen a script for a Kraven the Hunter film. The long-time Spider-Man villain, real name is Sergei Kravinoff, was an aristocrat who became obsessed with big game hunting. He considers Spider-Man the ultimate prey, and the two have traded blows several times.

Kraven the Hunter is expected to join Venom in “Sony’s Marvel Universe” alongside Silver & Black, which was put on hold indefinitely a few months ago, most likely to gauge the success of Venom.

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Analog EP58: Roller-Coaster… Of News!

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Josh, Theo, and Bovi are back for a Pre-SDCC roller-coaster… of news! It’s not a train! Covering the latest cool shit that pop culture has to offer!

Casting for Spider-Man: Far From Home, a ton of pre-SDCC photos, and some excellent re-sequel (requel?) announcements on this week’s Analog! Listen to this week’s episode, and follow us on Instagram – Instagram.com/AnalogCast! We’ll be live-streaming throughout SDCC! Check out the links below to listen, and please Rate & Review us on iTunes!

Numan Acar Cast as The Chameleon?

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It’s been rumored that classic Spider-Man villain, The Chameleon, would be showing up in Spider-Man: Far From Home, and now it seems we’re a little closer to that confirmation. Deadline is reporting that Numan Acar (Homeland) has been added to the cast of the sequel, though no details on his role have been revealed, we know that he’ll be playing a character named Dmitri, which could signify his role as Dmitri Smerdyakov, a.k.a. The Chameleon.

This is still speculation, but given the that Acar can speak numerous languages, and the globe-trotting nature of the film, it could certainly be true.

Nick Fury Returning for Spider-Man: Far From Home?

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It would seem that Nick Fury has more to do after his return in Captain Marvel. Samuel L. Jackson has confirmed over on his Instagram that he’s in the United Kingdom, and that he’s making his return as Nick Fury. However, it looks like the former S.H.I.E.L.D. Director will be rocking some facial hair, confirming this role likely won’t involve Captain Marvel, but instead the currently filming friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.

How the former director of S.H.I.E.L.D. will play into the story has yet to be seen, but seeing as Spider-Man: Far From Home is the first film after Avengers 4, meant to lead us into a new chapter of the MCU, it makes sense to see the man that started it all.

R.I.P. Steve Ditko

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The famed creator of many of the greatest characters in comic book history – including Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, The Question, and Squirrel Girl –  Steve Ditko, has passed at the age of 90. Ditko, despite being one of the most notable creators in all of comic books, was notoriously reclusive, having never done an interview, and with few pictures of him existing.

Steve Ditko will be remembered forever as one of the greatest, and he will be sorely missed.

Analog EP56: It’s What’s For Dinner

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The guys are back from a brief, technical hiatus, and they’re better than ever! Covering the latest cool shit that pop culture has to offer!

The trailer for Mandy, casting for multiple Spider-Man films, DC Universe updates, and more on this weeks episode of Analog! Listen to this week’s episode, and follow us on Instagram – Instagram.com/AnalogCast! Check out the links below to listen, and please Rate & Review us on iTunes!

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Nicolas Cage Cast in Into The Spider-Verse

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The cast of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse continues to grow and become more and more exciting, as reports are saying that veteran genre actor, Nicolas Cage, has been cast as the mysterious Spider-Man Noir in the upcoming animated film. Cage joins Shamiek Moore as Miles Morales, Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Gwen, and Jake Johnson as Peter Parker.

We should expect to hear more later this month as the film should have a fairly large presence at this year’s SDCC.

Jared Leto Set to Star in Morbius The Living Vampire

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Academy Award-winner Jared Leto has officially signed on to star as Dr. Michael Morbius, a.k.a. Morbius the Living Vampire, in Sony’s upcoming Spider-Man spinoff, Morbius The Living Vampire. Daniel Espinosa (Safe House) will direct the film with a script from the writing duo of Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama, whose past credits include Power RangersThe Last Witch Hunter, and Dracula Untold.

The film currently has no release date set, but we should expect to hear more news out of San Diego Comic-Con alongside new information on Venom, and perhaps even the newly announced Silk.

Spider-Man: Far From Home Revealed as Sequel Title

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Tom Holland has let slip another secret, which has since been confirmed by Kevin Feige. The official title for the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel is now Spider-Man: Far From Home. The script is finished, and Tom Holland used that to reveal the title on Instagram video while at ACE Comic-Con Seattle, this weekend.

The title confirms the rumored globe-trotting adventure the film is set to consist of, with Jake Gyllenhaal playing Mysterio, and Michael Keaton reprising his role as the Vulture.

Sony Developing a Silk Spin-Off Film

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According to The Wrap, Sony is hoping to expand on the hype of their upcoming Venom and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse films, as they begin development on a Spider-Man spin-off film starring Cindy Moon, aka Silk. Silk was introduced in The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 3 #1 as a character that was bit by the same radioactive spider as Peter Parker,and gave her the same powers as him.

Currently, there is no script or director attached, but we should expect to hear more on the project, soon. Perhaps as early as Comic-Con.

Analog EP55: Anime Smash Brothers

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The gang is back from a brief hiatus with a full rundown on E3, plus tons of other news! Covering the latest cool shit that pop culture has to offer!

Trailers for Halloween, and Spider-Man. A metric ton of DC Entertainment news, and even some shit that’s just plain fucking goOoOod on this week’s Analog! Listen to this week’s episode, and follow us on Instagram – Instagram.com/AnalogCast! Check out the links below to listen, and please Rate & Review us on iTunes!

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PhE3: PlayStation Keynote

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Sony kept with the predictable format for companies at this year’s E3 show, and stuck to their guns, showing off previously-announced titles that hadn’t been released from last year’s show.

Plenty of new gameplay for Spider-Man, Kingdom Hearts III, and new trailers for Death Stranding, and The Last of Us Part II were the stars here, and for fans of Sony’s first party games, they were not disappointed. Hit the jump to check out what Sony had on offer for this year.

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Full Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Trailer Online

Sony Pictures Animation has shared the first full trailer for Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse and it is an absolute thing of beauty, with incredible animation and visual styles at work. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (The Lego Movie) are producing with Bob Persichetti on directing duties.

Shameik Moore(The Get Down, Dope) voices Miles Morales in the film, and he is joined by Liev Schreiber as Kingping, Mahershala Ali Miles’ Uncle Aaron, Brian Tyree Henry Miles’ father Jefferson,  Luna Lauren Velez as Miles’ mother Rio, Lily Tomlin as Aunt May, with Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Gwen, and Jake Johnson as Peter Parker. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse hits theaters on December 14th.

Sony Delays Silver & Black Indefinitely

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Exhibitor Relations is reporting that Sony has pulled Silver & Black from their release schedule, delaying the film indefinitely. The Spider-Man spin-off was originally slated to be released in theaters on February 8th, 2019, but had yet to begin production. Silver & Black was set to be directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood (Love and Basketball), who also wrote the first draft of the script.

There’s no word on if production on the film will continue, but it would appear that Sony is waiting to see how well Venom does at the box office before continuing its spin-off efforts.

Analog EP52: The Scent of a Woman

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Theo and Bovi are “Phearless” this week and take the fight to the news! Covering the latest cool shit that pop culture has to offer!

Deadpool 2, The Happytime Murders, ThunderCats Roar, and some crazy Spider-Man sequel casting on this week’s episode of Analog! Listen to this week’s episode, and follow us on Instagram – Instagram.com/AnalogCast! Check out the links below to listen, and please Rate & Review us on iTunes!

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