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Marc Webb reveals the scrapped plans for The Amazing Spider-Man 3

Before Sony Pictures finally handed the reins to Spider-Man over to Marvel Studios, they were in the process of rapidly expanding the SPIDER-MAN franchise with sequels and spin-offs, but when THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 was met with all the enthusiasm of a wet fart, the studio hit the breaks and came to an agreement with Marvel over the use of the character less than a year later. Tom...
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Easter Egg Countdown: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (video)

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 may not have been the big hit everyone had hoped and instead has gone down as the movie that tanked Sony’s plans for a massive extended universe. Still, the movie was nonetheless made with love for the character and his legendary mythos, with the evidence sprinkled around throughout the movie. In this latest edition of Easter Egg Countdown we here at JoBlo...
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Denis Leary revealed a bizarre potential plot for The Amazing Spider-man 3

There is a lot of hate for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN franchise. In fact, despite Sony developing a whole interconnected universe, the plan fell apart. Now, we are seeing Spider-man integrated into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and getting his third reboot of the decade. Still, it begs the question of just where the series was going to head after THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2. IGN was...
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The UnPopular Opinion: The Amazing Spider-man 2

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** Now that we know Andrew Garfield will not play Peter...
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Our Favorite Movie Easter Eggs: Amazing Spider-Man, Indiana Jones and more!

These days, part of the fun of watching a movie in theaters or at home with the ability to freeze frames, is finding the  Easter eggs hidden within. For the history buffs out there, the origin of the cinematic Easter egg dates back to THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW . Supposedly one day on the set, the cast decided to have a traditional Easter egg hunt, as you do, but some of the...
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Sony & Marvel Studios officially announce new joint Spider-man franchise

UPDATE: As a result of this news, Marvel has shifted release dates for a number of titles. Adjust your calendar accordingly! THOR: RAGNAROK will now hit four months later than planned on November 3, 2017 (from July 28, 2017). BLACK PANTHER , which was previously slotted for Thor's date, will be delayed eight months, going to July 6, 2018 . CAPTAIN MARVEL will move to...
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What does Amy Pascal's exit mean for Sony's Spider-Man plans?

It took longer than many expected, but yesterday it was announced Amy Pascal has stepped down from her co-chairman position at Sony. Several embarrassing e-mails from Pascal were leaked during last year's cyber attack on the studio, and although she apologized for them, she has decided to resign her post at Sony. Variety has a very interesting piece on the future of several...
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Hacked Sony emails included talks of Marvel producing Spider-Man films

The recent Sony hacks have brought to light a lot of interesting and provoking information, chief among them for movie fans, discussion about the ol' webhead appearing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe . One such deal in discussion would include Marvel Studios producing new Spider-Man films while Sony Pictures retains creative control, marketing and distribution. This also would...
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Update: Rumor: Sony may be developing a Spider-man free movie about Aunt May

UPDATE: CBR contacted Sony who stated to the site that the rumor of a "Spider-Man spinoff starring a young Aunt May is a 'silly rumor' with 'no validity whatsoever.'" Not a big surprise, but there you go. We can all move on now and hope that we'll hear some positive news on the Spidey front sooner than later. Original story: Remember back...
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Andrew Garfield says studio interference hurt The Amazing Spider-Man 2

In an interview with The Daily Beast , Andrew Garfield was asked how he felt about the mostly negative reviews from critics and fans for his THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2. Garfield says Sony had a few issues with Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci 's script , and he believes the studio's interference had a negative impact on the film. It’s interesting. I read a lot...
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C'mon Hollywood: Is Hollywood dumbing down its summer blockbusters?

It was a mostly “okay” summer for movies with some memorable entries and quite a few flawed ones that didn’t quite live up to their potential. In fact, some dismissed potential altogether for pure spectacle, leaving the meat of story, thrills, and performances somewhere in the clouds. Thankfully, not every summer flick took to insulting our intelligence, but those that...
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Mark Webb wants to see Mysterio and Kraven in Spider-Man's future

Sony got a little ahead of themselves in regards to setting up their Spidey-verse, so I think it's safe to say that whatever they were planning before THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 hit theaters, could be altered. Still, with the release of SPIDER-MAN 2 on Blu-ray/DVD, commentary and behind-the-scenes video have shed some light on what was in store. For one, that Norman Osborne was...
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