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‘Venom 3,’ ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Sequel in the Works at Sony

Get ready for more Venom.Sony Pictures has greenlit a third installment of the Tom Hardy-led “Venom” franchise, following the back-to-back box office successes of 2021’s “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” (502 million globally) and 2018’s “Venom” (856 million globally).The studio also announced plans for another “Ghostbusters” installment, which will serve as a follow-up to 2021’s […]

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‘Morbius’ Box Office Feels the Bite of Terrible Reviews and a C+ Cinemascore

The first weekend of April was a dud. There was reason to hope it would launch a comeback month with multiple breakout openers, but “Morbius” (Sony) failed to live up to expectations and with a must-see North Carolina/Duke basketball game competing for attention Saturday night, the box office struggled.“Morbius” is the third entry in the […]

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Box Office: ‘Morbius’ Opens to No. 1 With Decent 39 Million

“Morbius,” the latest comic book adventure from Sony’s Universe of Marvel Characters, opened in first place at the domestic box office, though ticket sales were considerably softer than recent superhero blockbusters.Dinged by comically terrible reviews, “Morbius” sunk its teeth into 39.1 million from 4,268 North American theaters in its first weekend of release. That initial […]

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‘Morbius’ Director Daniel Espinosa Explains [Spoiler] in the Post-Credits Scene and Future Team-Ups

Spoiler Warning: Do not read if you have not seen “Morbius,” currently playing in theaters. This story discusses movie’s post-credits scenes.After nearly two years of pandemic delays, “Morbius” has finally opened in theaters, expanding Sony’s universe of Marvel characters and growing the web of Spider-Man villains getting their own origin stories.“Morbius” — starring Jared Leto […]

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‘Morbius’ Review: Jared Leto Confounds in Vampire Superhero Film That Sucks More Than Just Blood

The Spider-Verse was already growing unwieldy long before the concept of the multiverse was so forcefully injected into the adventures of Peter Parker (and Peter Parker and Peter Parker) in “Spider-Man: No Way Home” (a Sony film). Before that, it was bandied about in the wider Marvel Cinematic Universe (a Disney franchise), hinted at in […]

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Morbius Review: This Superhero Vampire Movie Sucks

Sony so badly wants their own cinematic universe that they’ve wrought “Morbius,” an absolutely dreadful piece of pre-packaged junk that throws a bunch of CGI ghoul faces our way and hopes for the best. A mash-up of vampire movies and ’90s superhero flicks, “Morbius” is officially part of the studio’s clunky, cobbled-together, ever-changing Sony’s Spider-Man […]

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‘Kraven The Hunter’: Christopher Abbott Joining The Cast As The Main Villain In ‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff Film

Though we have yet to see anything outside of two “Venom” films, Sony is hellbent on making its own universe of Spider-Man-adjacent characters a thing. We have “Morbius” arriving soon, “Madame Web” just found its lead, and various other projects in development, including the upcoming “Kraven the Hunter.” And though this little superhero universe is […]

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Tom Holland’s ‘Uncharted’ Tops Box Office Charts With $44 Million Debut

Sony’s long-in-the-works video game adaptation “Uncharted” collected $44.1 million between Friday and Sunday, enough to lead domestic box office charts and solidify Tom Holland’s star power.The big-budget action adventure has been positioned as a key test of Holland’s bankability outside of his blockbuster success as Spider-Man. “Uncharted” has received mixed reviews at best, so it’s […]

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