Based on the Marvel Comic Book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, the film follows the story of Peter Parker (Maguire) who lives in Queens, New York with his beloved Aunt May (Harris) and Uncle Ben (Robertson). Peter leads the life of a normal student, working as a photographer at the school paper, pining after the beautiful Mary Jane Watson (Dunst) and hanging out with buddy Harry Osborn (Franco).
It's been two years since Peter Parker transformed into Spider-Man, and he is still trying to find a balance in his life. His love for Mary Jane is becoming much stronger, as he finds it hard to not let her down. His friendship with Harry Osborn is at risk since Harry is convinced Spider-Man got away with his father's death. And if this wasn't enough for the super hero, a new enemy is thrown into the midst of his life. Dr. Otto Octavius, one of Peter's mentors, is involved in a freak scientific accident that deforms his body and warps his mind.
Every hero has a choice, to face the darkness... or be consumed by it.
Release Date:Friday, May 4, 2007
Peter Parker has finally managed to piece together the once-broken parts of his life, maintaining a balance between his relationship with Mary-Jane and his responsibility as Spider-Man. But more challenges arise for our young hero. Peter's old friend Harry Obsourn has set out for revenge against Peter; taking up the mantle of his late father's persona as The New Goblin, and Peter must also capture Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, who has been transformed into his toughest foe yet, the Sandman.
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. Peter is also finding his way with his first high school crush, Gwen Stacy (Stone), and together, they struggle with love, commitment, and secrets.
In The Amazing Spider-Man 2, for Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), life is busy – between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen (Emma Stone), high school graduation can’t come quickly enough. Peter hasn’t forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s father to protect her by staying away – but that’s a promise he just can’t keep. Things will change for Peter when a new villain, Electro (Jamie Foxx), emerges, an old friend, Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), returns, and Peter uncovers new clues about his past.
The upcoming vacation gone to hell zombie survival game has a ton of expectations to live up to after its breathtaking cinematic trailer and it looks like it’s taking a few cues from fellow genre titles in the process.
The now deceased widow of the iconic comic creator Jerry Siegel, who was also the visual inspiration for Lois Lane, put forth an emotional retort pleading for the multimedia giant to reach an amicable agreement to the creators' estates.
In a recent interview, the veteran actor states that his latest project will cause a filming schedule conflict with director Chris Nolan's third Batman movie; which seems to be the first recorded instance of his connection to the film.
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Friends become foes as Kyle, John, Ganthet and the rest are thrust into the action. War of the Green Lanterns continues in the pages of Green Lantern Corps #58. Over in Green Lantern, Part 1 has Hal and Sinestro's hands full with Salaak and his squad of Lanterns on Ryut while Krona has his way with the Guardians on Oa. Meanwhile, still back on Qward, war comes to Kyle, John, Ganthet and the rest as they pick up where the previous Weaponer story line left off.
Sony Pictures and Warner Bros have slated two films for theatrical release this year that may cause confusion for general audiences; luckily, this model breaks down both films to show their differences.
Director David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express) recently spoke on his ambitious plans to remake the Italian horror classic Suspiria and how he had Natalie Portman lined up to star before she went on to win an Oscar for Black Swan.
Scheduled for theatrical release on May 26th, 2011, the sequel to the highly successful comedy takes Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis & Justin Bartha across the pond to Thailand for the wedding of their buddy Stu.