Sony Delays Production on Two Upcoming Spider-Man Movies

Screenshot via SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME – Official Trailer by Sony Pictures Entertainment YouTube

Sony Delays Production on Two Upcoming Spider-Man Movies

By Allyson Vannatta, Senior Writer

Sony Pictures delayed production on two upcoming as yet untitled SPIDER-MAN movies due to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to Hypebeast, the sequel to SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME, which is part of the Marvel franchise, has been moved from its July 21, 2021, release date to November 5, 2021.

The SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDERVERSE sequel, a Sony Animation production, has also been pushed from its April 3, 2022, release date to October 2, 2022.

SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME was one of 2019’s highest-grossing movies, making over $1 billion at the box office, Variety reports.

Movieguide® nominated SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME as one of the Best Movies for Mature Audiences at the 28th Annual Movieguide® Awards.

The movie “has a strong moral, redemptive worldview promoting truth, overcoming deception and saving lives, while thanking God.”

SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE made almost $400 million worldwide in 2018 and won an Academy Award for best animated movie of the year.

Movieguide® also recognized SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE as one of the Best Movies for Families in 2018.

Matt Davis, who worked on editorial and post-production on SPIDER-VERSE thanked Movieguide® for “acknowledging our efforts to make a groundbreaking redemption story that celebrates the family.”

According to Movieguide®’s review, the movie “has an uplifting Christian, moral worldview. Its redemptive pro-family themes extol love, sacrifice, forgiveness, doing the right thing, saving others, and getting a second chance.”

As always, keep checking back as Movieguide® continues to keep up with changes occurring in the entertainment industry as a result of COVID-19.

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