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.
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Comic-Con 2013 has revealed its full schedule for Friday, July 19 and it's a doozy. Whether you're going to Comic-Con for the big Hall H presentations featuring footage from upcoming blockbusters or hoping to learn the backstage workings of the entertainment industry from more personal panels, this is a day that will please fans of all tastes.
The studios are starting to announce all their Comic-Con 2013 panels (we should have a full schedule by the end of the week), and the latest is Columbia Pictures, who will be bringing 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' 'Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2,' and their 'Robocop' remake to San Diego.
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 ...