As 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' continues production, to hopefully reveal tons of goodies during Comic-Con 2013, a major cut was made to the cast -- Shailene Woodley's Mary Jane Watson was completely dropped from the second film. Though we, especially those familiar with the comic book storyline, already figured it out, the reason for this change has been revealed.
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Over the weekend, 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' continued to shoot outside in New York City. Of course, Andrew Garfield was on hand, but, perhaps more importantly, Paul Giamatti was there, back in his Rhino CGI suit. And if you've been paying attention, this has been the best thing about the 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' set so far because, clearly, Paul Giamatti is going full-tilt bonkers for his performance in this film.
The lightning bolts coming out of Electro's fingers aren't the only things shocking on the set of 'Amazing Spider-Man 2.' Despite filming on the 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' set for a few weeks earlier this spring, actress Shailene Woodley (who signed on to play Peter Parker's future love interest, Mary Jane Watson) has been cut from the film entirely. So ... what exactly happened? Some spoilers ahead as we explain ...
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'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' has already been thrown on a slab and dissected over and over again. Fans have approached each set photo, leaked or otherwise released by director Marc Webb himself, as potentially foreshadowing some shrouded event(s). Many have already suggested appearances by Venom and the Green Goblin, but now the latest rumor getting all the buzz is coming from one of the more recent casting additions, said to ultimately lead up to the big baddy (or baddies) coming in 'The Amazing Spider-Man 3.'