There is speculation that the story will be about Spider-Woman.
Wilde seemed to confirm her participation in the project, tweeting an article by Deadline, which was first to report the news, and a spider emoji.
The movie will reportedly be written by Katie Silberman with Rachel O’Connor and Amy Pascal producing, making it a female-led project.
Sony is working on multiple Marvel movies and director S.J. Clarkson signed on in May to develop the first female-centric movie from Sony’s catalog of characters.
The Spider-Woman costume has been worn by several Marvel Comics characters, starting with Jessica Drew in the 1970s and later including Mary-Jane Watson and Gwen Stacy.
Four superhero/action movies set to be released in 2020 have a female director: Birds of Prey, Mulan, Black Widow, Wonder Woman 1984 and Eternals.
Marvel movies are big at the box office, with Avengers: Endgame, Avengers: Infinity War, and The Avengers leading the pack of 24 movies to date at $2.79 billion, $2.05 billion and $1.52 billion, respectively, in ticket sales.