Variety is reporting that Spider-Man will be hitting the big screen – animation style. The coming Sony film will be coming from The Lego Movie directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller. The two will write and produce the film along with fellow producers Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and Amy Pascal. Sony Pictures chairman Tom Rothman made the annoicenment at CinemaCon. Onstage, Rotham said the film will “co-exist” with the current live-action Spiderman universe BUT:
“The film will exist independently of the projects in the live-action Spider-Man universe, all of which are continuing.”
Spider-Man’s next film appearance is in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War on May 6, 2016. The animated movie hits theaters July 20, 2018.
Here is the full Spider-Man animated movie press release: