When it comes to superheroes, there’s no denying that Spider-Man is easily one of the most popular. After all, nobody can deny the charm of an underdog!
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Spider-Man is such a beloved character that multiple movies have been made detailing the origins of Peter Parker as the web-slinger by Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios alike.
From Tobey Maguire’s original Spider-Man trilogy to Andrew Garfield’s Amazing Spider-Man series to Tom Holland’s involvement in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Spider-Man has been delighting audiences for years.
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Now, as fans wait for Tom Holland to reprise his role as Peter Parker, another Spider-Man spinoff has been announced. But this one is reportedly more adult than any of the Spider-Man and Spidey-related films previously released.
A spinoff revolving around Kraven, one of Spidey’s most brutal villains, is reportedly in the makings.
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During the recent CinemaCon, Sony Pictures took the stage to discuss the upcoming animated film, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (2023) and the upcoming live-action film Kraven the Hunter.
Aaron Taylor-Johnson will portray the fierce supervillain and has confirmed during the panel that this will be an R-rated film, making it the first of its kind as far as Spider-Man spinoffs go.
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How gritty will this spinoff be? At this time, we can’t precisely say. However, given the evidence of an R-rating and the context of Kraven’s place as one of the most savage villains in Spider-Man history, we can imagine this film will not disappoint.
More importantly, will audiences get to see Spider-Man face Kraven on the big screen? Only time will answer these questions.