Sony's Marvel Universe (SMU) or Sony's Universe of Marvel Characters (SUMC)[1] is a shared universe created by Sony Pictures. The universe focuses on supporting characters surrounding Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man.[2]


Title U.S. release date Director(s) Writer(s)
Venom October 5, 2018 Ruben Fleischer Screenplay: Jeff Pinkner, Scott Rosenberg and Kelly Marcel
Story: Jeff Pinkner and Scott Rosenberg
Venom 2 October 2, 2020 Andy Serkis[3] Kelly Marcel[4]
Morbius[5] March 19, 2021[6] Daniel Espinosa[7] Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama[5]
Black Cat film[8] TBA TBA TBA
Silver Sable film[8] TBA TBA TBA
Nightwatch[9] TBA TBA Cheo Hodari Coker[9]
Silk[10] TBA TBA TBA
Kraven the Hunter[11] TBA TBA Richard Wenk[11]
Jackpot film[1] TBA TBA TBA
Madame Web film[12] TBA TBA Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama[12]
Mysterio film[13] TBA TBA TBA
Sinister Six[14] TBA Drew Goddard[14] TBA
Venom 3[15] TBA TBA TBA
Spider-Woman[16] TBA TBA TBA

Comic booksEdit

Title U.S. release date Writer(s) Penciler(s) Inker(s) Colorist(s)
Venom September 14, 2018 Sean Ryan Szymon Kudranski Ian Herring


Title Release date Running Time
Venom: Official Yule Log December, 2019 10 hours


  1. 1.0 1.1 "What’s Next for the Spider-Man Universe After ‘Venom’ (EXCLUSIVE)" - Variety
  2. "Tom Hardy Is ‘Venom’ In New Sony Marvel Film To Be Directed By Ruben Fleischer" - Deadline Hollywood
  3. Andy Serkis Closes Deal to Direct 'Venom 2' (Exclusive)
  4. ‘Venom’ Sequel in Works With Kelly Marcel Returning to Pen Script (EXCLUSIVE) - Variety
  5. 5.0 5.1 "'Spider-Man' Spinoff: Morbius the Living Vampire Movie in the Works With 'Power Rangers' Writers" - The Hollywood Reporter
  6. "‘Morbius,’ ‘Ghostbusters’ Sequel and More Sony Movies Pushed Back to 2021" - Variety
  7. "Jared Leto to Star in ‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff ‘Morbius’ From Director Daniel Espinosa" - Variety
  8. 8.0 8.1 "‘Silver & Black’ Halted At Sony, Will Be Split Into Separate Movies" - Deadline Hollywood
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Spike Lee Eyes ‘Nightwatch’ Superhero Movie at Sony" - Variety
  10. "Sony & Amy Pascal Developing Marvel Comic ‘Silk’, About Korean-American Superhero" - Deadline Hollywood
  11. 11.0 11.1 "Exclusive: ‘Kraven the Hunter’ Movie Lands ‘Equalizer’ Writer Richard Wenk" - Collider
  12. 12.0 12.1 "Exclusive: Sony Taps ‘Morbius’ Writers for ‘Madame Web’ Movie Set in Spider-Man Universe" - Collider
  13. "How Sony Learned to Cede Control to Marvel on 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'" - The Hollywood Reporter
  14. 14.0 14.1 "Sony Finally Untangles Its Spider Web" - Vanity Fair
  15. "Tom Hardy Is Already Signed for 'Venom' Movie Trilogy" - Comic Book
  16. "Spider-Woman Eyeing Michelle MacLaren To Direct: EXCLUSIVE" - The Illuminerdi
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