Development continues on Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man" spin-off feature "Black Cat", based on the Marvel Comics character, that may be part of a new streaming deal with Netflix:
"'Spider-Man' connects to a lot of characters," said Sanford Panitch, president of Sony Motion Picture Group. "There are villains, heroes, and antiheroes, and a lot are female characters, many of whom are bona fide, fully dimensionalized and unique..."
"'Black Cat' is enough of her own character with a great backstory and a canon of material to draw from, to justify her own film..."
The character 'Felicia' (Felicity Jones), assistant to villain 'Harry Osborn', made her live-action debut in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2".
'Black Cat' debuted in "The Amazing Spider-Man" #194 (July 1979).
"...'Felicia Hardy', the daughter of a world-renowned cat burglar had developed a 'thing' for 'Spider-Man'.
"After suffering a traumatic event as a college freshman, she trained herself in various fighting styles and acrobatics and, after deciding to follow in her father's footsteps, adopted her costumed identity as the 'Black Cat'..."
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