Robin Hood (movie, 2010)

Sony may give Robin Hood the 'Avengers' treatment

Sony may give Robin Hood the 'Avengers' treatment

Ever since Marvel struck gold with its "Avengers" superhero team-up, Hollywood studios have been clamoring for their own "shared universes," with characters who can anchor their own movies and also join forces every now and then to rule the box office.

The latest development in the shared-universe arms race comes courtesy of Sony, which is closing in on a pitch for a series of interconnected movies centering on Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men.

The pitch, which is titled "Hood," comes from Cory Goodman and Jeremy Lott, The Times has confirmed. The Hollywood Reporter

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