The 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' trailer is here, and if you thought this was just going to be a teaser that would mildly hint at what's to come, you're wrong. This new trailer is chockfull of everything you want from a Spider-Man movie, including Rhino, Green Goblin and Electro, plus some preeeeetty interesting hints at what villains could be coming in 'Amazing Spider-Man 3.'
'Amazing Spider-Man 2' is very much setting up OsCorp as the Evil Empire in their films, with a lot of ominous talk of "what they're up to" including some very cool Easter eggs hinting at Doctor Octopus and Vulture. It would seem the OsCorp is the driving force behind all the Spider-Man villains and, with Chris Cooper cast as Norman Osborn (but glimpsed only briefly in this trailer), is setting up a very big 'Amazing Spider-Man 3' film with the Sinister Six.
But, 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' needs to be about more than just setting up the next franchise, and this promises to be Spider-Man's biggest film yet. There promises big battles with Rhino (who is not just in the opening sequence of the movie, as director Marc Webb once told us), Goblin and, of course, Electro.
Electro is the film's main villain, and we're promised a massive showdown in and around Times Square as Electro looks to kill Spidey. There's a great shot at the end of the trailer of Spidey web-slinging through power transformers as Electro chases behind him, whipping bolts of lightning at him.
We weren't necessarily huge fans of the first 'Amazing Spider-Man' film. It was OK, but it left us wanting more. This - an impressive leap forward for the franchise - is that "more" we were looking for. Sometimes bigger isn't always better, but the ever-expanding Spider-Man universe is exactly what we were looking for.