Spike Lee Might Direct Marvel’s Nightwatch

Spike Lee is currently talking to Sony Studios about directing Marvel’s Nightwatch according to The Hollywood Reporter. Cheo Hodari Coker, who is the creator of Luke Cage, would write the script. The Nightwatch character comes from the Web of Spider-Man #97 and his alter ego is Dr. Kevin Trench. Nightwatch is a Black character and the movie is among Marvel’s stable of Spider-Man related character features including the Tom Hardy-starring Venom and the Gina Prince-Bythewood directed Silver & Black

Spike Lee is currently filming the movie Black Klansman about a Black detective who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan. Season 2 of Luke Cage will debut June 22nd and Cheo Hodari Coker announced on Twitter last week that the episodes are named by Pete Rock and CL Smooth songs.