» Three Spider-Man sequels in pipeline: Sony Pictures
Three Spider-Man sequels in pipeline: Sony Pictures
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Los Angeles: The Amazing Spider-Man is
a superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man.
The fourth installment of the Spider-Man film series has become
superhit at the worldwide Box Office. Now, Sony
Pictures has announced that it has firm plans for three sequels
to 2012 mega-hit, with the first already in production and set for
release in May 2014.
The studio set opening dates for the third and fourth
installments of the saga in June 2016 and May 2018, respectively.
"Spider-Man is our most important, most successful, and most
beloved franchise, so we're thrilled that we are in a position to
lock in these prime release dates over the next five years." Sony
Pictures vice chairman Jeff Blake said.
Released on June 30, 2012, The Amazing Spider-Man
starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone with Rhys Ifans, Denis
Leary, Campbell Scott, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen and Sally Field in
leads, has earned $751 million at the worldwide Box Office.
Original director Marc Webb is directing the second film, but has
not signed on yet for installments 3 and 4. (IANS/EFE)