The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Dope and The Get Down star Shameik Moore has signed on to voice Miles Morales in Sony’s animated Spider-Man movie, with X-Men Origins: Wolverine‘s Liev Schrieber also joining the project as the villain.
The Little Prince‘s Bob Persichetti is at the helm alongside Peter Ramsey from a script by The LEGO Movie director Phil Lord, who’s also serving as an executive producer on the project with Chris Miller.
Plot details are being kept under lock and key, but the project is said to focus on Miles’ struggle between being Spider-Man and balancing his life at school at the same time.
What do you guys think? Are you excited to see Moore’s take on Miles Morales? Who could Schrieber be voicing? Be sure to sound-off your thoughts on the news in the comment section below.
Sony’s untitled animated Spider-Man film is set for release on December 21, 2018.
10 Saturday Morning Cartoons That Could Make Successful Movies
If the Smurfs or Transformers movies have taught us anything, old Saturday morning cartoons are the new grade-A meat for the movie studios. Cartoons can be turned into animated movies, just look at the success of the Spongebob Squarepants movies, but they can also make successful live-action adaptations. Well, with Power Rangers coming out soon, an idea so silly it might as well have been a Saturday morning cartoon it’s time for studio execs to take a look at some of these hidden classics. There’s clearly a lot of money to be made adapting beloved children franchises.
I want to point out a key word to all of you guys in case you get mad at my list. I don’t necessarily know if all of these cartoons could make good movies, but I’m pretty sure they could turn a profit and be considered successful. Some of these can be enjoyable and they’re ones you might not necessarily expect. If I forgot about your favorite Saturday morning cartoon, head to the comment section and let me know!
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