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Movie Reviews Spider-Man 2 Review 00
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Your friendly neighborhood wallcrawler is back in theaters and once again finds himself trying to prove to audiences that his franchise reboot was not premature. Although I may not have spider-sense, I can certainly feel that there are going to be just as many split opinions among the audiences for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as there was for its predecessor, but for a whole…

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Briefly: This isn’t exactly a shocking revelation, but Sony has confirmed that The Amazing Spider-Man director Marc Webb will return to helm the third installment of the franchise. The news comes via a recent article in Variety, which explores the studio’s financial status and hypothesizes that a few more tentpole franchises might be in order. Webb did a solid job…

Movie Trailers amazing spider-man super bowl
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Last week, we brought you the first half of Sony’s Super Bowl ad for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield, Jamie Foxx, and Emma Stone. With the big game well underway, we’ve got “Part Two” available for you to check out.   And just in case you need more web-slinging action, there’s a new…

Movie Trailers amazing spider-man super bowl spot
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While plenty of high-profile summer blockbusters will debut new footage during the Super Bowl, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 counts itself as one of the most anticipated. Luckily, you don’t have to wait until Sunday to see the new footage… in its entirety, anyway. Sony has released “Part One” of the Super Bowl ad, with “Part Two” scheduled to air during…

Movie Trailers amazing spider-man NYE
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As part of the Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration, Sony debuted a new clip from The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which features Electro (Jamie Foxx) wreaking havoc on the unsuspecting citizens of Manhattan while Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield) swoops in to even the odds. Check it out below.   Directed by Marc Webb, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens on May 2.…

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Remember a few days ago, when Andrew Garfield mentioned that the fourth film in the Amazing Spider-Man franchise was “not anything to do with” him? Now things are starting to make a bit more sense, as a new press release from Sony confirms that two spinoff films are being produced, one focusing on Venom, and the other on the Sinister…

Comics amazing spider-man 2 trailer
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Over the past few weeks, there have been plenty of questions raised about The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Comic-Con attendees who managed to fight their way into Hall H were treated to some very early footage, but for the general public, today marks their first real look at the film. Check out the first trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2.  …

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The biggest attraction during the Friday panels in Hall H was easily The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and after spending an entire day eagerly awaiting their first glimpse of the film, the crowd was buzzing with anticipation. Garfield appeared in full Spider-Man regalia and spent the first ten minutes of the panel completely in character, pretending to be starstruck when Jamie…

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One of the surprise highlights of today’s Hall H sessions came in the form of Entertainment Weekly’s “Visionaries” panel, which featured directors Alfonso Cuaron, Marc Webb, and Edgar Wright in an hour-long discussion that covered a wide range of topics, including their filmmaking influences, their thoughts on the current 3D trend and the state of the industry as a whole,…

Comics amazing spider-man 2 electro tease
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The highlight of Sony’s Amazing Spider-Man 2 panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con will easily be the first footage of Jamie Foxx as the supervillain Electro, and in an effort to hype his appearance, the studio has released a short teaser clip that features a haunting voiceover and a quick glimpse of the character. The folks over at Coming…

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A few months ago, we brought you an early glimpse of Jamie Foxx on the set of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, in full makeup as the villainous Electro. While these spy shots were certainly interesting, we’ve now seen our first official look at how the character will appear in the film, courtesy of this week’s edition of Entertainment Weekly. With…

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It was only a few days ago that Sony surprised the fan community by announcing two additional films in their Amazing Spider-Man franchise, with proposed release dates in 2016 and 2018. Now comes another surprise, with Entertainment Weekly reporting that Shailene Woodley’s role as Mary Jane Watson in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has been cut from the film. “Of course…

Comics amazing spider man sequels
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Well, this is interesting. With the success of The Amazing Spider-Man and the huge cast of characters scheduled to appear in the sequel, it’s long been assumed that Sony was planning a trilogy of films. However, I don’t think anyone expected the studio to have designs on a quadrilogy (I don’t know if that’s the correct term or not), but…

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Marc Webb and company have been in production on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 for a few weeks now, and while we’ve seen a few glimpses of Andrew Garfield and Gwen Stacy filming on the streets of New York, we’ve been anxiously awaiting our first look at Jamie Foxx, who portrays classic Spider-Man villain Electro in the sequel. With a handful…

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Yesterday, we got our first official look at the new costume from The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and now it seems like the only reason Sony revealed the suit was because they knew photos from the film’s set would be leaked. Indeed, just a few hours after the unveiling, several set photos made their way online, and most of them showcase…

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We’ve known for awhile now that some changes would be made to the costume for our friendly neighborhood wall-crawler in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and after director Marc Webb teased us via Twitter last week, Coming Soon has scooped the full reveal of Spidey’s new look. Fans of the Ultimate Spider-Man comics, which heavily influenced the first film, will be…

Comics amazing spider-man 2 plot
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Marc Webb’s follow-up to The Amazing Spider-Man has officially entered production, and Sony has finally pulled back the curtain on the film’s plot, releasing an official synopsis for the upcoming sequel, which seems to be sticking with the title The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Here are the details: Columbia Pictures announced today that filming has begun on The Amazing Spider-Man 2…

Comics paul giamatti rhino
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In an interesting bit of casting news, THR is reporting that Paul Giamatti is currently in talks to appear as The Rhino in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, joining a cast that includes returning stars Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, as well as new additions Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, and Shailene Woodley. Apparently, this is a dream role for Giamatti, as…

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The role of Harry Osborn in Marc Webb’s follow-up to The Amazing Spider-Man has been hotly contested, with a number of talented young actors testing over the past few weeks. Today, the director Tweeted confirmation that the role had been cast, and that Chronicle star Dane DeHaan would assume the role: DeHaan, who was excellent as a teen struggling to…

Movie News jamie foxx electro
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Oscar winner Jamie Foxx has entered preliminary negotiations to portray Electro in the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man, according to a new report from Variety. While the deal hasn’t officially been closed yet, it seems like all that’s left is to work out the details, as Foxx himself Tweeted the following on Thursday: Dressed up as Electro for Halloween last…

Movie News shailene woodley spider-man
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With the confirmation that director Marc Webb will be returning for the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man, we anticipated some casting news to begin trickling out, especially with production scheduled to begin early next year. Variety broke the news yesterday that Shailene Woodley is the studio’s top choice to portray Mary Jane Watson, and the young actress is said to…

Movie News marc webb amazing spider-man sequel
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It’s official – director Marc Webb will return to helm the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man. While this news has been expected for awhile, a commitment to Fox Searchlight posed a potential conflict for the director’s return, but it seems those issues have been ironed out, and Columbia Pictures has announced that production will begin early next year. Webb will…

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This extended “super preview” of The Amazing Spider-Man aired during the season premiere of America’s Got Talent. It’s nearly identical to the most recent theatrical trailer, with a handful of quick shots spliced into the existing footage, and a lengthy rescue scene at the front end. Enjoy, but be warned – this might spoil one of the film’s bigger moments.…

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It’s a great day to be a Marvel fan – in addition to the release of The Avengers tonight at midnight, we’re happy to give you an early look at the latest theatrical trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man. Thanks to Apple for the embed (we’ll update with an HD version when its available). Purists can stop complaining – this trailer…

Comics amazing spider man first clip
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After last week’s launch of Mark of the Spider-Man, the viral ad campaign for Marc Webb’s upcoming reboot of the Spider-Man franchise, the first official clip from the film has been revealed, showing an awkward altercation between Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) and an assertive doorman, which most likely will lead directly into the scene at the beginning of the trailer.…

Comics amazing spider-man international trailer
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Last week, we got our first detailed look at The Amazing Spider-Man via the full-length theatrical trailer. Thanks to Comic Book Movie, we also have a look at the international trailer, which features a handful of additional shots, including a much better look at The Lizard.   I’ll say it again – Andrew Garfield was an excellent casting choice. Every…

Comics amazing spider man theatrical trailer
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Conspicuous by its absence during the barrage of Super Bowl trailers was Sony’s upcoming franchise reboot, The Amazing Spider-Man. But have no fear – after a special sneak preview event in 13 cities across the globe, Sony has released the full-length theatrical trailer for the wall crawler’s return to the big screen. Check it out below:   Under the watchful…

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With Sony scheduled to screen footage from The Amazing Spider-Man in several cities around the globe tomorrow, the film’s official website has been updated with a pair of hi-res wallpaper images, as well as two new character profiles, all of which can be found below. In addition, The Amazing Spider-Man is featured on the cover of the Comic-Con Annual Magazine,…