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Spider-Man Spin-offs Discussed

With the current success of The Amazing Spider-Man franchise, there’s already some buzz about Sony planning spin-offs. Everyone’s friendly neighborhood Spider-Man will be returning to the big screen, but here’s the catch: the new films will focus on some new evil faces.

We’ve already seen Spidey up against Venom, Doc Oc and the Green Goblin in previous films. The spin-off films will introduce Spidey fans to other foes like the Sinister Six. Fear not, though: Robert Orci reassured fans in an interview with IGN that Venom will be making an appearance, as well.

He also talked about focusing on the antiheroes in the spin-off: “There are some antiheroes in this day and age. There’s been examples of that even on TV — Vic Mackey on The Shield, one of the greatest antiheroes of all time. There are ways to milk that story. Audiences have seen everything. They’ve seen all the good guys who never do anything wrong. Is there a story in seeing the other side? That’s the challenge, and that’s the fun. I’m not sure how we’re going to do that yet.”

What can fans expect in the spin-off? Orci didn’t give away too much, but he did mention that Oscorp “plays an important part in how our villains get created.”