Original Spider-Man director Sam Raimi is in talks to direct the , according to multiple sources. If a deal goes ahead between for Raimi to direct in the of Madness, it will mark his first directorial work since 2013’s and Powerful and his first since 2007’s Spider-Man 3. (Err, best not think about that.)
Why Is This Exciting?
For a couple of reasons. Raimi has made no secret of his distaste for his final Spider-Man , saying it ‘just didn’t work very well.’ It’s also no secret that Sony originally planned to continue the Spidey saga with a Spider-Man 4, which never saw the light of day (though you can see concept art).
Raimi is also a master of visual filmmaking. Initially famous for his work on the of films, he’s known for creative filmic techniques like radical dolly zooms and sharp editing, some of which carried over into his work on the .
This style of filmmaking is just perfect for the crazy aesthetic of . Though the visual style of the first was undeniably excellent, think what a that explores the with a horror expert and visual artist like Raimi at the helm could look like. Excited yet?‘s
If a deal does go ahead, we can expect a fresh, frightening take on Doctor Strange that blends the more traditional the . narrative that Raimi’s known for, with the current direction of
As we already know, The of Madness is due to tie in to this year’s Disney + exclusive Wandavision. ‘s interacting with (and who knows who else!) on a sized budget, with the creative visionary of the classic Spider-Man ? Can we say yes please loud enough?
the of Madness is due to start filming this year and is due to release in May of 2021.in
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