New Details on Animated Spider-Man Movie, New Ghostbusters Cartoon Announced

Sony Pictures Animation has revealed their entire 2017/2018 slate for both feature films and television shows (which you can read in full by clicking here) and they include some brand-new details on the upcoming animated Spider-Man movie and a new Ghostbusters cartoon!

The animated Spider-Man feature is still slated for theatrical release December 21, 2018 and will be produced by Avi Arad (Spider-Man), Amy Pascal, and Phil Lord & Christopher Miller (The LEGO Movie). The film is being written by Phil Lord with Craig Sost is co-producing. Bob Persichetti (head of story on Puss in Boots and The Little Prince) is directing. It was previously confirmed when the film was announced that it would hold a separate continuity from the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming and be its own series.

Ghostbusters: Ecto Force will further expand the Ghostbusters cinematic universe and focus on a new generation of Ghostbusters in the year 2050 who capture ghosts around the world with help from local teams—and some very cool gear. The younger-skewing Sony Pictures Animation project is being creatively spearheaded by Ivan Reitman and his production company Ghost Corps. Ghostbusters: Ecto Force is eyeing an early 2018 debut.