Sony Spider-Verse discussion thread

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Turtletrekker, Jun 21, 2017.

  1. JD

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    I don't remember them very well since I only watched the each once, but I do remember that I enjoyed both ASM movies.
    It's not really part of the Sony Spider-Verse, but Netflix has added the Spectacular Spider-Man animated series. This makes me very happy since only saw most of the first season and none of the second when it first aired, and I've been dying to find it streaming some where so I can finally see all of it.
     
  2. Christopher

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    I was disappointed to find it wasn't on Disney+, so I'm glad it's finally someplace where I can see it again (though I'm currently pausing my Netflix subscription). It was from Greg Weisman, who previously did Gargoyles and subsequently did Young Justice, and it has his characteristic smart writing with intricate continuity. It also added to his trend of getting his shows cancelled way too soon, a streak only broken when YJ was revived.

    SSM's cancellation was particularly frustrating because it was a result of Disney buying Marvel. To retain the Spider-Man movie rights, Sony gave up the TV rights, and Disney preferred to start over with their own Spidey cartoon (the watchable but inferior Ultimate Spider-Man) rather than continuing SSM. So it was doing fine in the ratings, but it got killed by corporate politics, and that sucked.

    Never cared for SSM's character designs, though. Really weird noses...
     
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  3. Anwar

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    IIRC, the reason why they had those designs was because they were really easy to animate without ever going off model and do the fight scenes with. There's barely any repeated animation as a result either.
     
  4. The Knappos

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    Spectacular Spider-Man is a genuine contender for my favourite Spidey adaptation (shh, don't tell the '94 series).

    Disney were very short sighted, nay, foolish, IMO, for not continuing with it.

    But not as foolish as Sony are if the reports of them not getting Christopher Daniel Barnes and Josh Keaton in for support roles/cameos in Across the Spider-verse are true.
     
  5. dupersuper

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    :wtf:
     
  6. Captaindemotion

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  7. The Scrooge Doctor

    The Scrooge Doctor Bah humbug! Premium Member

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    That definitely gives me some hope for the project.

    ...on the other hand, I would say the same about Tom Hardy...
     
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  8. Samurai8472

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    Sony in their own weird twisted universe thinks "Top Gun: Maverick's" success is due to "Venom"

    https://variety.com/2022/film/news/sony-venom-top-gun-box-office-success-1235318804/


    Uh....yeah....sure. What a bunch of looney's
     
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  10. JD

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    I can kind of see where he's coming from, but I think any movie in any even moderately popular franchise would have done that, it wasn't anything specific to Venom.
     
  11. The Scrooge Doctor

    The Scrooge Doctor Bah humbug! Premium Member

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    Yeah, Sony is the only one brave enough to have released some big movies in the last few years. You guys are the real heroes. :lol:
     
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    Cosmic Circus claim they know who’s playing who in Madame Web, as well as when in Spider-Man’s life this film is happening (but which Spider-Man?). Hint: It’s VERY early indeed…
     
  14. The Scrooge Doctor

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    I've never heard of Cosmic Circus until now and somehow they have the "exclusive" on this news?

    Rigggghhhhttt....
     
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  15. Captaindemotion

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  16. Turtletrekker

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  18. Turtletrekker

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  19. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

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    "Marvel" wold be cooler.
     
  20. Captaindemotion

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    Autocorrect, the little sneak!