ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic-book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Warner opens up the vaults on classic ‘Batman’ auditions, ‘Thor’ ramps up for its November release, and we dig up a tease of the ‘Captain America’ soundtrack, which sounds amazing.
In 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' our favorite webslinger will due battle against the Rhino and, the main villain of the film, Electro. However, Paul Giamatti (playing the former) recently revealed that he's only one of several villains lurking around, inciting once again the long-rumored involvement of the Sinister Six in this or subsequent installments. But now this rumor seems like more than just a possibility as Jamie Foxx confirms this is an idea being thrown around.
Showtime's upcoming monster-mash series 'Penny Dreadful' has tapped some impressive talent with the likes of Eva Green, Josh Hartnett and Timothy Dalton, though not in the roles of any familiar literary characters. Now finally, the buzzworthy pilot has found its Dorian Gray in 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' star Reeve Carney!
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.