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THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 3 + 4: Sony Releasing Sequels in 2016 & 2018

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The Amazing Spider-Man Sequels Released in 2016 and 2018. The Amazing Spider-Man 3 (2016) and The Amazing Spider-Man 4 (2018) have had their release dates set by Sony Pictures Entertainment. The first will premiere three years from now and the second will premiere five years from now.

The official press release for The Amazing Spider-Man 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man 4:

CULVER CITY, Calif., June 17, 2013 – With Sony Pictures Entertainment now in production in New York on The Amazing Spider-Man™ 2, slated for release on May 2, 2014, the studio is planting its flag on two future release dates for one of the most successful franchises in studio history, it was announced today by Jeff Blake, Chairman, Worldwide Marketing and Distribution for Sony Pictures. The next two films in the story of Peter Parker will be released on June 10, 2016, and on May 4, 2018, respectively.

Commenting on the announcement, Blake said, “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.”

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay by Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci & Jeff Pinkner, with a previous draft by James Vanderbilt, and based on the Marvel Comic Book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach are the producers. The executive producers are E. Bennett Walsh, Stan Lee, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci.

The Amazing Spider-Man took in over $750 million at the worldwide box office last year.

The Amazing Spider-Man sequels will most-likely include cast members from The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which includes Paul Giamatti, Andrew Garfield, Jamie Foxx, Paul Giamatti, Chris Cooper, Felicity Jones, Dane DeHaan, Emma Stone, Colm Feore, Sally Field, and Shailene Woodley.

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  • It’s interesting that they’re setting release dates before the sequel comes out. Suppose it’s a bomb? They did the same thing before “Batman & Robin” came out and we all know how that went.

  • Rollo Tomasi

    They are hedging and locking in the stars and the director to contracts. If the film (AS2) is a hit, what the studio pays them for the next films is set. If its a hit and there weren’t any contract, they could ask for more money and/or might decide that two films were enough for them and that they are moving on.

    The contracts solves both those problems.

  • Ari

    Overkill much?

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