Later today the new trailer for Marc Webb‘s The Amazing Spider-Man will go online, just before it hits theaters in front of The Avengers. We’ll have that up as soon as it becomes available, along with some other info from a press event held yesterday to promote the film.
In the meantime, Apple provided a few new shots from the movie last night, and two of them feature villain the Lizard, played by Rhys Ifans, a whole lot of CGI, and what looks like a couple of really nifty gloves. Check out those pics below. Read More »
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For most of the past year, the only members of the public who had any real idea what to expect from the villain in Marc Webb‘s The Amazing Spider-Man were those in attendance at Sony’s panel at Comic Con last year, when the first footage of the Lizard was shown. Over the past couple months we’ve seen images of licensed products that showed a hint of the character, and the full-length trailer revealed quite a bit as well.
But the best look at the actual face of the character now comes via more merchandizing. In this case, a big poster shows us just what Marc Webb and his designers and effects team have cooked up as the post-transformation visage of the character played by Rhys Ifans. Read More »
The viral ad campaign for Marc Webb‘s The Amazing Spider-Man, Mark of the Spider-Man, started up last week, and it started to pay off for everyone today with the first clip from the film. This is a pure Peter Parker clip; there’s no big web-swinging or Lizard-fighting action here. But you will get to see some of how Andrew Garfield is playing Peter Parker in this telling of Spidey’s story. Read More »
What would it look like if other filmmakers took over the Batman franchise after Christopher Nolan? Want to see a new promo shot of the full Avengers team? What are the hidden clues in the new trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man? How much can you buy a Dark Knight Rises “themed” potato chip for? How is Superman attempting to save Don Draper from Mad Men? Does Stan Lee have confidence in Andrew Garfield as The Amazing Spider-Man? And who does Garfield think should be the next Spider-Man? Read about this and a whole bunch more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
For those of us not fortunate enough to make it to “The Untold Story Begins” Monday afternoon, Sony has just unleashed the latest trailer for Marc Webb‘s The Amazing Spider-Man. Scheduled for release July 3, the 3D reboot stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Martin Sheen, Sally Field and more. But you knew that already. Want to see new footage? Well, stop reading and click away. At two minutes and 30 seconds, it’s worth it. Read More »
Later today we’ll have info on the ‘sneak peek’ of footage from Marc Webb‘s The Amazing Spider-Man, as Sony is holding events around the world to show off the July 3 release. In the meantime, we’ve got a gallery of new images from the official website — including a shot of Peter Parker’s parents. Additionally, we’ve got some comments from Webb about what sets his movie apart from Sam Raimi’s Spidey trilogy. Read More »
After 10 days of independent cinema stifled our love of superhero movie news, Superhero Bits is finally back and it’s filled news from today as well as some of the bigger stories from the past week. So, for example, want to see photos of high end Dark Knight Rises merchandise? Is there still a chance a Shazam movie might take place? Has The Lizard from The Amazing Spider-Man once again been revealed? When might we see a Nick Fury movie? Which three characters might have massive cameos in The Dark Knight Rises, The Avengers and Iron Man 3 respectively? What’s the link between SOPA and The Dark Knight Rises? Read about all this and more in the return of Superhero Bits! Read More »
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Earlier today we talked about some of the story aspects in Marc Webb‘s The Amazing Spider-Man that play into the ‘untold story’ that Sony is promising from the film. I assumed we’d have to wait a while longer before learning more about the story, but that might not be the case.
Projections have been seen around the city of London this evening pointing audiences to TheUntoldStoryBegins.co.uk, and a similar website, TheUntoldStoryBegins.com, should be launching soon in the US. The UK site gives a chance to sign up for “a sneak peek into the untold story,” which will take place on Monday February 6. Read More »