'Spider-Man' Reboot: Drew Goddard Might Direct The Film, Meeting Reportedly Scheduled With Studio Executives -- Report

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IN PHOTO: The Spiderman float makes its way down 6th Ave during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 27, 2014.
IN PHOTO: The Spiderman float makes its way down 6th Ave during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 27, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Drew Goddard might direct the new “Spider-Man” film. The buzz has it that the director/writer is reportedly in talks for helming the “Spider-Man’s” reboot. He is also likely to script the film.

According to Mike Fleming Jr. of Deadline, Drew is scheduled for a meeting with the concerned production house executives and this might turn into a deal. However, Mike further notes that nothing is confirmed yet and everything is at a very initial stage. The Hollywood Reporter has also reported that Drew may go in for a meet with the studio executives on Tuesday and both the parties have mutual interest in going ahead with the possible pact for the “Spider-Man” film.

Goddard has also been busy scripting a super villians team-up film “Sinister Six” and he will also be directing it. “Sinister Six” is scheduled to be released in 2016; however, it seems before going ahead with its release Marvel and Sony want to lay the foundation for the solo spiderman film.

The announcement of Spidey's introduction in Marvel universe was made in the month of February. Kevin Feige is set to produce the film along with Amy Pascal. According to Marvel, Spiderman will be first seen in a MCU film. Though it is known which film it will be. In 2017, Sony will release the next instalment of the film.

“Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios share a love for the characters in the Spider-Man universe and have a long, successful history of working together. This new level of collaboration is the perfect way to take Peter Parker's story into the future," said Doug Belgrad, president, Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group during the time of Sony- Marvel deal.

Moreover, it is yet not known what will be the plotline of new spiderman film or who will star in it.  Marvel Comics writer Dan Slott had shared the possibilities of a storyline in his previous interview. He had said “Kraven’s Last Hunt” could make for “phenomenal” movie, according to The Verge. He had also added that there are no specific characteristics of Peter Parker and any actor could play the part of a “nerd outcast.”

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