Sony removed Spider-man spinoff Silver & Black from its schedule

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Sony’s ambitions to try and build its Spider-man cinematic universe without Spider-man has hit another stumbling block: it’s removed Silver & Black from its release schedule and is sending it back for further development.

Word broke last year that Sony was developing the superhero spinoff based on the Spider-man-adjacent characters Black Cat and Silver Stable, and Sony announced that the film would hit theaters in February 2019, just months after its other Spider-man spinoff film, Venom, would hit theaters. Now, Deadline reports that the film is off the schedule completely, and is headed back into development.

Spider-man has long been Sony’s “crown jewel,” according to Ben Fritz in his book The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of…

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