The is set to be directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, who wrote and directed “”. Gina also wrote the first draft of the script. Earlier drafts were written by Chris Yost (“”, “”) and Lisa Joy-Nolan (HBO’s “”).
Serving as producers for the upcoming flick are Matt Tolmach and Amy Pascal. Sony is expected to begin production this summer for a February 8, 2019 U.S. release. There are no details available yet regarding the stars who will portray the titular characters.
While Silver Sable and Black Cat are characters within the Spider-Man universe that is controlled by Sony, the webslinger himself isn’t expected to appear in the spin-off film. Black Cat, whose alter-ego is Felicia Hardy, is an acrobatic cat burglar, while Silver Sable a.k.a. Silver Sablinova is a mercenary who hunts war criminals.
Lindsey has worked on “”, Lionsgate’s upcoming post-apocalyptic thriller starring , who is playing the current Spider-Man in Marvel movies, and . In addition, the writer has been part of several high-profile writers rooms, including ‘s “Star Trek”, Hasbro’s “” projects, Paramount’s “Ology” franchise and Legendary’s “”.
Meanwhile, Geneva wrote “” for Marvel, with starring as the titular superheroine and Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck serving behind the lens, as well as the “” reboot starring . The first female-centric Marvel movie is currently filming and due out on March 8, 2019, while the Roar Unthaug-directed action, adventure movie is coming next month, on March 16 to be exact.
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