Sony and Marvel Eye Jonathan Levine, Jared Hess, Others To Direct ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot

Every day now appears to bear news regarding Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Spider-Man reboot, which might be titled either The Spectacular Spider-Man or Spider-Man: The New Avenger, and is rumored take place during Peter Parker’s high school years. The title role has yet to be cast, but the front-runners reportedly include Nat Wolff, Asa Butterfield, Tom Holland, Timothée Chalamet, and Liam James.

Drew Goddard (Cabin in the Woods) supposedly had been the studios’ top choice to write and direct the reboot, but recently a list of possible directors up for the job was released by Deadline’s Mike Fleming Jr. and Goddard’s name is nowhere to be found. Instead it appears as if Marvel and Sony are on the hunt for someone who will bring a lighter touch to the proceedings because the list features the likes of Jonathan Levine, Jared Hess, Jason Moore, Theodore Melfi, and the team of John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein.

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First Look At Tina Fey and Amy Poehler In ‘Sisters’ (Video)
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SNL alums Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are teaming up again for their third straight year as hosts of the Golden Globe Awards, which airs live tonight. So, Universal has taken the opportunity now to release the first footage from the comedic duo’s next film, Sisters.

Check out the first TV spot for Sisters here below, which will air tonight during the Globes. There’s also the official synopsis, the title card, and the first still from the movie.

The comedy from director Jason Moore (Pitch Perfect), which hits theaters this Christmas, sees Fey and Poehler together again on the big screen. This time they star as sisters who after returning home to clean out their childhood bedrooms, try to recapture their youth by throwing a wild party for their old classmates. The actresses, who have a long working history together that began before their Saturday Night Live days, also starred together in 2008’s Baby Mama as well as 2004’s Fey-scripted Mean Girls.

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Warner Brothers Developing ‘Archie’ Comics Movie With Zombies
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For as long as the Archie comics have been in circulation, it’s incredible that it has taken this long for a film adaptation to be produced. Maybe it can be attributed to the fact that Archie comics have long been known to lack the same luster as something that comes from DC, Marvel, or Dark Horse. But Warner Brothers has finally found a way for the iconic comic book character to come alive on the big screen, with a slight twist of course.

It’s being reported that Pitch Perfect director Jason Moore has just signed a deal to helm an adaptation of Afterlife with Archie, a spinoff comic in which Archie, Jughead, Betty, and the rest of the gang having a run in with the undead.

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