Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner.
One character The Amazing Spider-Man never got around to showing was fan-favorite J. Jonah Jameson, Peter's boss at the Daily Bugle. While it was rumored that Jim Carrey might play a new version of Jameson in the big screen reboot, there were also plenty of rumblings that J.K. Simmons may reprise the iconic role. Now, the actor has backed up these rumors, claiming he's heard about the possibility of a new project that could see him return.
This is interesting, not just because he might return, but also because he seems to indicate that another Spider-Man movie is currently in the works. As everyone knows by now, The Amazing Spider-Man 3 was put on ice because The Amazing Spider-Man 2 did not perform as expected at the box office, and it was not well-liked by fans or critics. Is Sony planning to announce The Amazing Spider-Man 3 soon? Possibly a reboot? Or is J.K. Simmons talking about The Sinister Six spinoff, which, as far as we know, is still set for November 2016? Either way you slice it, having J.K. Simmons back as J. Jonah Jameson should make a lot of people very happy.Read More
While the Sony hack appears to be over for the time being, more information is still coming forward that was leaked from various emails and documents from deep within the studio. By this point, everyone knows that Marvel was working hard to make a deal with Sony to bring Spider-Man into Captain America: Civil War. That deal never happened, but more details on exactly what was to take place have emerged, and they shed some light on the proposed The Amazing Spider-Man reboot that would have seen Marvel and Sony working close together. It is believed that Sony is still ready to reboot the franchise without Andrew Garfield in the lead.
Some of this new information both confirms and contradicts what we've heard in the recent past. It is speculated by CBM that some of the past information was made up by foreign bloggers looking to cash in on the Sony hack by publishing erroneous information. That has not been confirmed.Read More
Last month, we reported that the superhero blockbuster The Amazing Spider-Man will be released on Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, and DVD November 9. Today, we have every deleted scene from this Blu-ray release, so fans can see what didn't make it past the cutting room floor. As you can see below, there are still plenty of other special features to enjoy, so just think of this video as an appetizer to the Blu-ray's main course in a few weeks.
The Amazing Spider-Man is the story of Peter Parker (Garfield), an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben (Sheen) and Aunt May (Field). Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. When Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents' disappearance - leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors (Ifans), his father's former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors' alter-ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero.Read More
Sony and Apple have launched the Second Screen application for The Amazing Spider-Man's upcoming Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, and DVD release November 9. Each week leading up to the release, new content will be unlocked through this app, which can be downloaded for use on Apple iPads and Sony tablets. Take a look at screenshots from this new program, and read on for official details on all of its features.
Explore the making of The Amazing Spider-Man with this groundbreaking app for your iPad! Enjoy as a stand-alone app or sync it to your Blu-ray™ of The Amazing Spider-Man for the full Second Screen Experience. Check back each week leading up to the Blu-ray release of The Amazing Spider-Man to see key sections of the app unlocked.Read More
One of the most beloved and iconic super heroes of all time reemerges in The Amazing Spider-Man, debuting on Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, DVD, and a Limited Edition Gift Set with collectible Spider-Man and Lizard figurines, all with UltraViolet, on Friday, November 9th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Presented for the first time in at-home 3D, The Amazing Spider-Man tells the story of teenage Peter Parker, who grapples with both high school and amazing super-human crises as his alter-ego Spider-Man battles The Lizard. Directed by Marc Webb ((500) Days of Summer), The Amazing Spider-Man stars Andrew Garfield (The Social Network) as Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man, and Emma Stone (The Help) as Gwen Stacy. The film also features Rhys Ifans (Notting Hill) as Dr. Curt Connors, a.k.a. The Lizard, Denis Leary (TV's Rescue Me) as Captain Stacy, Campbell Scott (TV's Damages) as Richard Parker, and Irrfan Khan (Slumdog Millionaire) as Rajit Ratha. Rounding out the all-star cast are Martin Sheen (TV's The West Wing) as Uncle Ben and two-time Academy Award winner for Best Actress, Sally Field (Norma Rae, 1979; Places in the Heart, 1984), as Aunt May.
Disc one is a Blu-ray containing the feature film, as well as the "Amazing Spider-Man Second Screen App," which can be used with the Sony Tablet™ S, Xperia Tablet™ S and iPad. The App syncs with the film as it plays in "Timeline" mode and features "Production" mode allowing users to "sling" content from their tablets to the TV screen for a greater and more interactive HD experience. Content includes interviews, storyboards, concept art, pre-visualization sequences, stunt rehearsals, and more.Read More