“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” hopes to expand what was established in the first film, while trying to introduce new cinematic villains including Electro, The Rhino, and The Hobgoblin. “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” also hopes to follow in “Marvel’s The Avengers” footsteps with the introduction of The Sinister 6 to expand the Spider-Man Cinematic Universe. The best way to introduce a Sinister 6 movie is to introduce three of its evil members.
Sony released a new featurette that reveals the sequel film’s superhero action and Oscorp secrets. The word on the street is that “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is the “Dark Knight” of the Spider-Man reboot. Let’s that’s a correct estimation. Meanwhile, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” should clean up nicely at the box office next summer, so look out for more promos and trailers from Sony in the near future.
“Peter Parker continues to struggle with balancing his life as a high school student, and his responsibilities as Spider-Man. When Peter begins to investigate more about his father’s past, thanks to the help of his friend Harry Osborn, he begins to realize that the new threats of Electro and the Rhino all have one thing in common: OsCorp.”
Recently, Sony announced that there would be new Spider-Man movies coming out in the next decade. The new films will feature Spider-Man’s villains in leading roles, namely Venom and the Sinister Six. The sequel film stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Colm Feore, Paul Giamatti, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, Chris Cooper, Chris Zylka, Denis Leary, Felicity Jones, and B.J. Novak.
“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” will hit theaters everywhere on May 2, 2014, in 3D and IMAX.