Yesterday, the World Wide Web was dedicated to one thing and one thing only: Marvel’s very own Web-Head. Latino-Review broke the news that Drew Goddard is in line to write and direct Sony and Marvel’s rebooted Spider-Man standalone movie. Though the film isn’t slated to hit theaters until 2017, speculation is at a fever pitch over what direction the franchise will take now that Spider-Man is entering into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Will they go with Peter Parker or will they opt for the Ultimate Universe’s Miles Morales? Needless to say, it has our Spider-Sense tingling on overdrive.
Today on Nerdist News, Jessica Chobot unravels the tangled web of Spider-rumors to give you an idea of how Drew Goddard could affect the Spider-Man franchise, what direction the films could take, and how it all ties into the comics. Plus, we’ll talk about what this means for Goddard’s long-gestating Sony Spider-verse project Sinister Six. So, go ahead and tell Aunt May that you’re going to be late for dinner because we’ve got enough Spider-Man news and analysis to last you well into Phase IV and beyond.
That’s all for today’s show! Be sure to check out the most bingeworthy new TV shows of spring 2015, then let us know your thoughts on a Drew Goddard written-and-directed Spider-Man flick in the comments below.