Despite not arriving on our screens for another 2 months The Amazing Spider-Man has announced that a sequel has already been ordered and a sequel is planned to go into production in early 2013. The all mighty screenwriting talent behing Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have been hired to write a new version of James Vanderbilt's screenplay.
The pair has announced via their official website that "We grew up as huge Spider-Man fans so, tu us, the opportunity to work on this film is akin to being handed the Holy Grail. We love the direction Sony and the filmmakers are taking the Peter Parker/Spider-Man mythology and we couldn't be more excited to a part of this legendary franchise." Happy to hear how pleased they are.
The film's producer Avi Arad has stated that "It's a thrill to have Alex and Bob put their stamp on this franchise that we all love so well. They have an innate understanding of what makes Peter Parker not just a superhero, but a hero for all of us."
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be released on 2 May 2014 whilst the original reboot of The Amazing Spider-Man will be released on 4 July 2012. Let's see if this franchise can get beyond three instalments this time.
Article by Gregory Wakeman