Before Sony came to an understanding with Marvel which will allow the studios to essentially share Spider-Man, they were considering a number of novel approaches for how to utilized the Web-slinger and his sizable rogues gallery.
One film in development was “Cabin in the Woods” director Drew Goddard”s super-villain team-up “Sinister Six.” Fans were particularly disappointed to see this potentially unique take on the genre sacrificed in the arrangement, though most likely believe that it was necessary collateral damage in order to get Spider-Man back to Marvel.
All is not lost, however! In a recent chat with io9, Goddard hinted at his vision for the “Sinister Six” and indicated that he thinks it's still in the realm of possibility…somewhere down the line.
“My vision of that movie was a summer annual,” he said. “So you didn”t have to worry about continuity. It was just, ‘We take Peter, put him on an adventure, we put him back in his life.” I intentionally wanted a movie that didn”t have to worry about mythology and continuity. It was important to me to make a movie that could stand on its own. So the good news is, you know, [laughs], it slots in very well to any plan anybody ever wants. We just need to let a couple years go by, I think.”
Goddard stands with Spidey fans in that he feels he”s in the best possible hands now, though.
“The tricky part about all this is I love this plan,” Goddard reflected. “I love that you get to see Spider-Man in Marvel movies. I think that”s a great thing. I”m on board with that decision because as a fan that”s what I want. So who knows what the future holds? This is Hollywood, man, you”ve gotta play the long game.”
Let us know what you think in the comments. Would you still like to see Goddard's take on “Sinister Six”?