Although a script has yet to be written, Myles Murphy, who is Eddie Murphy’s son, is expected to pen the currently untitled Sony movie’s screenplay.
A director for the film, which is still in the beginning stages of development, has yet to be decided on. Hypno-Hustler first appeared in 1978’s Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man No. 24 and was created by Bill Mantlo and Frank Springer. Varietyreports that Spider-Man will not appear in the forthcoming project.
Other recent films that featured characters from Spider-Man include 2018’s Venom and 2022’s Morbius, as well as the forthcoming movies Kraven the Hunter and Madame Web.
Speaking of Spider-Man, Glover previously played Aaron Davis in 2017’s Spider-Man: Homecoming alongside Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Gwyneth Paltrow, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, and others.
In other news, Glover is working on a Mr. and Mrs. Smith series for Amazon Prime Video that will see him opposite Maya Erskine. Glover also co-created the series and will executive produce.
Stay tuned for more info regarding Donald Glover’s Hypno-Hustler movie.