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After Watching 'Amazing Spider-Man 2,' Who Will Be in the Sinister Six?

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(Sony Pictures | Marvel)At the end of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Harry Osborn is stuck inside a cell at Ravencroft asylum after assuming the identity of the Green Goblin. He tells a shadowy figure named "Mr. Fiers" he wants to put together a team, and he wants to keep it small. Spider-Man fans know exactly where this is going. Director Marc Webb and company are finally bringing the Sinister Six — Spider-Man's most potent assemblage of villainy — to the big screen.Here's what we know so far...Read Full Story

19 Things You Might Have Missed in 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

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(Sony Pictures) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is packed with characters, references, and subtleties that are easy to miss the first time around. Here are a few odds and ends to look for the second or third time around.1. Meet the Black CatPlayed by Felicity Jones, Harry Osborn's assistant is named "Felicia," a clear reference to Felicia Hardy, who has a secret identity as a thief named Black Cat. In the comics, Black Cat occupies a space remarkably similar to Catwoman. She's a cat-themed thief who...Read Full Story

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2': A Quick-Reference Guide to All the Key Characters

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As part of our Summer Movie Preview, here's one graphic that tells you everything about the movie's main characters.Read Full Story

New 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Still Reveals Green Goblin's Identity!

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[SPOILERS FOLLOW] Want to know who the Green Goblin is in The Amazing Spider-Man 2?! Well allow Sony to oblige. The company had so far kept the Goblin's identity somewhat mysterious since both the original GG, Norman Osborn, and his son Harry are in the movie. But in a photo they shared with TotalFilm on Thursday the studio erased all doubt. Dane DeHaan is definitely our flying, bomb-happy, evil-looking, spiky-haired Goblin. And here he is tussling with Spidey in a giant clock. The Green...Read Full Story

'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Could Have as Many as 8 Villains In It

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From left: The Green Goblin, Electro, Rhino, and Alistair Smythe will all appear in the next Spider-Man movie. (Sony | Pacific Coast News | Getty)Yesterday, Amazing Spider-Man 2 director Marc Webb revealed (via Twitter) that B.J. Novak would be playing wheelchair-bound robotics expert and villain Alistair Smythe in the upcoming movie. While there's nothing in the promotional materials so far suggesting he'll actually be facing off with Spidey onscreen, he represents yet another baddie thrown...Read Full Story

6 Questions We Have About the Expanding 'Amazing Spider-Man' Universe

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(From Sony Pictures)Late Thursday night, Sony Pictures publicly announced its plans to radically expand its Amazing Spider-Man universe, going so far as to specifically call out its next three movies, and naming the "brain trust" that would flesh them out. Not only did they confirm the obvious ASM3, but Sony also announced plans for a stand-alone Venom movie, and another for the Sinister Six, a collection of all Spidey's toughest foes.It's all pretty blatantly inspired by the success of...Read Full Story

Comic-Con Report: 6 Things We Just Learned About 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

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(Getty Images)The team behind The Amazing Spider-Man 2 put together a memorable panel at Comic-Con on Friday, revealing plenty of new tidbits from the movie by playing previously unseen footage and fielding some big questions about the highly-anticipated sequel. Director Marc Webb was joined at the panel by stars Dane DeHaan, Jamie Foxx, and Andrew Garfield, who did the first half of the press conference in character as Spider-Man. It was ridiculous... ly awesome! So here's what we learned.1...Read Full Story

Shailene Woodley Cut from 'Spider-Man' Sequel to 'Streamline' the Plot

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Shailene Woodley (Getty Images)Spider-Man fans eagerly awaiting the appearance of Mary Jane Watson in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will have to wait for at least one more movie. Shailene Woodley's work as the famed Spidey love interest has been cut from the movie in the interest of streamlining the movie, as director Marc Webb puts it."I made a creative decision to streamline the story and focus on Peter and Gwen and their relationship," Webb said. "Shailene is an incredibly talented actress, and...Read Full Story

'Amazing Spider-Man' Schedules 3 Sequel Release Dates Through 2018

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(Pacific Coast News)Andrew Garfield will be spending a lot of time in the Spidey suit over the next five years. Sony officially announced release dates on two more Amazing Spider-Man sequels on Wednesday, meaning we'll be treated to a new movie every two years starting next summer with The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on May 2, 2014. The next movies will hit theaters June 10, 2016, and May 4, 2018. Jeff Blake, Chairman of Worldwide Marketing and Distribution for Sony Pictures, said in a release...Read Full Story

'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Suit Changes Recall McFarlane Artwork

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(Marvel)In a recent Twitter chat to promote the recently released Blu-ray edition of The Amazing Spider-Man, director Marc Webb revealed Spider-Man's suit will undergo some significant changes for the sequel that may make it look like Todd McFarlane's Spidey suit of the late '80s and early '90s. [h/t ScreenCrush]. @target @richardwozniak Bigger eyes. Gnarly web shooters.#targetchat— Marc Webb (@MarcW) November 8, 2012Read Full Story