Earlier today, our friends over at the Illuminerdi reported that Keanu Reeves (John Wick) has been offered the role of Kraven the Hunter for Sony Pictures.
For those unfamiliar with the character, Sergei Kravenoff was born in Russia and became a big game hunter later in life, mostly in Africa. After drinking a witch doctor’s poison, he gained super strength, enhanced reflexes, and high stamina. This allowed him to bring down bigger animals such as elephants and Gorillas. After a while, he grew tired of big game hunting, due to it being easy, and focused his attention on Spider-Man. Several defeats later, he became one of six members of the notorious villain team, The Sinister Six.
The film’s tone will reportedly be a mix of Man on Fire and Logan.
Sony Pictures have been developing their own cinematic universe for a while now and now a Kraven solo film will join Venom and Morbius.
There’s no word on if they will eventually cross over into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but we’re staying hopeful.
Venom: Let There Be Carnage is scheduled to release this year, while Jared Leto’s Morbius has been pushed to 2022.
No further information had been disclosed.
Source: The Illuminerdi