One of the main goals of The Amazing Spider-Man 2would appear to be setting a world record for the most antagonists packed into one superhero film.
We already know that Electro (Jamie Foxx), The Rhino (Paul Giamatti), Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan) and Norman Osborn (Chris Cooper) will appear in the film, and now, if a tweet from director Marc Webb is any indication, it looks like The Office's B.J. Novak will be playing yet another of the webslinger's nemeses, the Spider-Slayer, Alistair Smythe.
2013 was kind of a rough year for Peter Parker. In the comics, he spent most of it quite dead, while Otto Octavius swung around in his body as the Superior Spider-Man. On Broadway, producers announced that his musical, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Darkis coming to a close in January.
Will 2014 shine brighter for the old Web-head? Well, it's starting with a bang, at least. As a promotional stunt for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which opens May 2, Spider-Man will be front-and-center during the Times Square New Year's celebration tonight, as viewers will get to see an exclusive clip from the movie. Spidey will even be named "The Official Hero of Times Square 2014."
Check out this clip from Good Morning America in which a suspiciously quiet Spidey and director Marc Webb talk about tonight's festivities!
Hollywood can't get enough of superhero universes right now.
Marvel's got its Avengers movie universe at Disney. The X-Men and the Fantastic Four are going to have one at 20th Century Fox very soon. DC is in the midst of building one at Warner Bros. And now, Sony is going to build one around Spider-Man, with movies focused on bad guys. Namely, Venom and the Sinister Six.
If you were giddy at the prospect of seeing Oscar winner Jamie Foxx adorned with a lightning-bolt headpiece in his role as Electro in next year's The Amazing Spider-Man 2, brace yourself for disappointment. New photos from the Marc Webb-directed film show Foxx will be a distinctly mor
After months of casting announcements and rumors, The Amazing Spider-Man sequel has finally gotten an official plot synopsis, and the news is pretty... Electro-fying. From the official press release, it looks like the sequel will focus on Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) balancing his tenuous relationship with Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), friendship with the returned Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan) and foeship with new villain Electro (Jamie Foxx). Sony's official press re
After facing off against the Lizard in Marc Webb's first Amazing Spider-Man, looks like Andrew Garfield's Peter Parker will have to deal with another classic Steve Ditko creation in the follow-up, with increasing rumors flying around that Jamie Foxx will take on the role of Electro for the 2014 sequel.Following a report in Variety that linked
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