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)