It's a good thing people really like Spider-Man because he's the one thing Sony seems to be relying on at the multiplex. Although the studio fell on rough times these past few years, 2012's 'The Amazing Spider-Man' was a big hit and this year's 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' looks ready to rock the box, as well. But how much Spidey will audiences tolerate before they pull a J. Jonah Jameson and declare him a menace? Well, the folks at Sony are ready to push their luck on that front with plans to release one Spider-Man movie a year for the foreseeable future.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
A new international 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' trailer, dubbed "Rise of Electro," has been unleashed onto unsuspecting web surfers, featuring brand-new footage from Andrew Garfield's next outing as the web slinger. And you know what they say -- or, rather, what the trailer says -- when Electro rises, Spidey's enemies will unite ... and, boy, does he have a lot of them.
If there's one thing 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' is not lacking, it's villainy. Electro, along with lesser appearances from Rhino and Green Goblin, is looking to wash the Spider out, so to speak. But while Sony has been upfront about Jamie Foxx and Paul Giamatti portraying the first two, they've tried to keep Green Goblin's identity a secret -- until now.
We are still a few months away from the release of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' and marketing is ramping up quite a bit, with trailers, more photos, and lots of sneak peeks. Today, we've got a couple of rather revealing featurettes that take you behind the scenes of the upcoming superhero sequel -- and one of them gives you a sneak peek at some of its many (many) villains, including a brief glimpse of Dane DeHaan as Green Goblin!
Hasbro invited press to its 2014 Entertainment Brand Preview for the American International Toy Fair in New York City this weekend, during which time the brand debuted all its toy lines hitting shelves this coming year.
Among the offerings were 'Transformers 4,' 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' 'Captain America 2' and the animated 'Star Wars Rebels' TV series. We were on hand to snap a ton of pics, and while we already detailed the coming merchandise and promo art for Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' here are some of the other toys we're excited about.
One of the goals with Sony's reboot of the Spider-Man franchise seems to be setting up as many of the webslinger's nemeses as possible. 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' will feature Paul Giamatti's Rhino, Jamie Foxx's Electro, and Harry (Dane DeHaan) and Norman Osborn (Chris Cooper), with at least one donning the outfit of the Green Goblin. Now Marc Webb revealed another possible bad guy in the movie.
The 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Super Bowl trailer hit the small screen during the big game between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, February 2, but now the footage has made its way on the web, as well as a new extended "Enemies Unite" extended trailer. Check out the new footage of Spidey facing down his biggest challenge(s) yet -- Electro, Rhino and Green Goblin ... oh my!
In Activision's newest trailer for their movie-based Amazing Spider-Man 2 title, we get reintroduced to one of Spidey's most fearsome villains, but this time with a twist.
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