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Olivia Wilde Allegedly Set to Direct a Secret Marvel Movie for Sony

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Olivia Wilde Allegedly Set to Direct a Secret Marvel Movie for Sony

Actor, filmmaker Olivia Wilde has been signed by Sony Pictures to helm and develop a female-centric Marvel film for the studio.

The actress, whose directorial debut with Booksmart drew critical acclaim, is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. E!

As Sony hasn't given any comment on the story yet, there aren't any further details on what this movie will be about, but speculation about it being centered around Spider-Woman certainly seems like it could hold water. Now, it looks like she's about to make the jump to the superhero genre.

Wilde's next project, thriller Don't Worry, Darling, is set to start shooting later this year, while the Tron: Legacy star, Silberman, and Pascal are also working on a Christmas movie. And the Deadline report said it will centre on Spider-Woman.

Wilde earned high praise a year ago after her directorial debut with the woke feminist coming-of-age film Booksmart. News that her experience in front of the camera has only helped her skills behind it. The Spider-Gwen version of the character has most recently appeared in the animated feature Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, voiced by Hailee Steinfeld.

Wilde is now in pre-production on the psychological thriller Don't Worry, Darling.

Are you excited to see what Olivia Wilde can bring to Sony's live-action Marvel Universe?

Sony has yet to announce a release date for Wilde's potential Spider-Woman movie.

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