Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 09:04

The News Minute | August 6, 2104 | 09:00 am IST

Los Angeles: If all goes as planned, some girl power may be coming to add weight to the Hollywood's "Spider-Man" franchise.

Sony Pictures is said to be planning to expand the franchise by recruiting one of its female superheroes for a spin-off film, reports

The studio hopes to release the film as early as 2017.

Earlier this year, "The Amazing Spider-Man" director Marc Webb had shared the possibility of having a Spider-Woman come to life on the big screen.

"This hasn't been on my mind. But it's an interesting idea," he had told

With IANS 

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