Regarding 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' director Marc Webb told ScreenCrush back during Comic-Con that, while many of us may think we know what'll go down in the Spidey sequel, we'll definitely be surprised. His words are still ringing in our minds as the next batch of photos from the film has dropped to tease one of those buzzed-about rumors: the Sinister Six.
'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' the sequel to director Marc Webb's first installment in the rebooted Spider-Man film series, has been busy at work filming in the Big Apple. Now, during Comic-Con 2013, Columbia Pictures and Sony brought out stars Andrew Garfield (Spider-Man, Peter Parker), Jamie Foxx (Electro, Max Dillon) and Dane DeHaan (Harry Osborn), producers Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach, and Webb himself for their panel presentation on Friday, Jul. 19 in Hall H.
After some intense production in the Big Apple, complete with Paul Giamatti's Rhino going berserk on the general public, 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' is ready to hit San Diego for Comic-Con 2013. But first, our hero, Andrew Garfield's Spider-Man, and our primary villain, Jamie Foxx's Electro, face off in the latest issue of EW.
'Django Unchained' stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx played enemies in Quentin Tarantino's western racial epic, but this time around the actors will play for the same side in a new film for Warner Bros., based on the upcoming Craig Zahler novel, 'Mean Business on North Ganson Street.'
'White House Down' has the disadvantage of being the second 'Die Hard'-in-the-White-House movie of 2013 after 'Olympus Has Fallen,' and the advantage of being superior to its predecessor in every conceivable way. It's better directed, better written, and better acted. The action is better, with more impressive special effects; the production design is better, with a much more convincing replica of the White House; the camerawork is better; with clear, lucid images. Where 'Olympus Has Fallen' was grim and stern, 'White House Down' actually embraces the silliness of its premise. It's more exciting and more faithful to the 'Die Hard' formula. This is still basically a shameless ripoff popcorn movie, but it's a shameless ripoff popcorn movie popped to near-perfection.
Even with Jamie Foxx's busy year starring in everything from 'White House Down' to 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' we had been excited to see the 'Django Unchained' star return to TV by writing, directing and producing a horror anthology series for Syfy this fall. Now, scheduling conflicts have forced Foxx to postpone the project, potentially moving it to 2014 or beyond.
Few summer movies look as fun as 'White House Down.' After getting to see eight minutes of footage during a special presentation, hosted by director Roland Emmerich and stars Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx, we see this as a nice change of pace from all the superhero and sci-fi offerings of late. Now the latest clip from the film only makes its charm and sense of humor stand out more from the familiar "Die Hard in the White House!" formula.