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Casting Net: Pedro Pascal in talks for Great Wall movie

1 hour ago | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

• Game of Thrones' Pedro Pascal is in talks for director Zhang Yimou's untitled Great Wall pic. The film, which marks Yimou's English-language debut, follows a group of people who fight to protect the iconic landmark. Matt Damon is also in talks for the film. Tony Gilroy wrote the most recent draft of the script. Production is scheduled to begin this Spring, with a U.S. release date set for Nov. 23, 2016. [The Wrap] • Michael Stuhlbarg has signed on for Universal's Steve Jobs movie. Danny Boyle is directing the film, which has Seth Rogen in the role of Steve Wozniak and Michael Fassbender »

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Batman suit and Avengers: Infinity War directors revealed – Watch Fmtv’s Movie Newsgasm

9 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Standing alone against the threat of North Korean cyber terrorism, it’s your weekly movie news show the Movie Newsgasm. In your face, Kim Jong-un.

We’re only kidding. Please don’t hurt us.It’s a super-packed show this week. Super-packed meaning: lots of superhero stuff. Ben Affleck’s Batman suit for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice has been revealed In Living Colour (although it’s still pretty black and white), plot details for that same movie – specifically how Superman’s Metropolis destruction binge affect the film’s events – have been reported, more bonkers plans for Spider-Man from the Sony email hacks and the directors for Marvel’s two part epic Avengers: Infinity War have been leaked. And it isn’t Joss Whedon *Gasp*!

Fmtv will be back next Friday for our Best Stories Of 2014 Movie Newsgasm Spectacular! Exciting. Subscribe here to be notified first when they are »

- Oli Davis

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Spider-Man for Avengers? Cumberbatch cast as Doctor Strange! – Watch Fmtv’s Movie Newsgasm!

12 December 2014 12:00 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Such a handsome Holmes…

“Say Hello To My Little Friend.” That’s a clue for who Marvel have contacted to add to their ever-expanding roster – find out who in this week’s Movie Newsgasm.

Speaking of Marvel (which we do a lot of at the moment), they’ve only gone and cast Benedict Cumberbatch (The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, The Imitation Game) as Doctor Strange. “Doctor Who?” you ask. That’s an entirely different show.

And finally, we’re chatting the movie version of Wikileaks – the hacking of Sony Pictures’ internal emails. Presumably by the Kingpin or some other mistreated fomer-Marvel property. Find out a few more of their bonkers ideas (Aunt May solo movie, anyone?) right here.

Fmtv will be back very soon with our Jurassic World trailer video review and again on Friday for the Movie Newsgasm. Subscribe here to be notified first when they are live and »

- Oli Davis

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James Horner on why he didn’t return for The Amazing Spider-Man 2: “It was just dreadful”

7 December 2014 11:06 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

During an interview with James Horner Film Music (via Cbr), composer James Horner has revealed why he opted against returning to score this year’s superhero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2, stating that the movie “ended up being so terrible” that he simply didn’t want to do it.

“[Director Marc Webb] was very inexperienced and he and I had a very good relationship and the producers had their own opinion. And they didn’t want his input. And then Sony had their own, they just wanted action. To me, the whole thing about doing the first movie was I liked the director and there was a chance to write something for the two lead characters and then she dies in the next movie. But the next movie ended up being so terrible, I didn’t want to do it. It was just dreadful.”

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is out now on Blu-ray »

- Gary Collinson

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Fantastic Four plot update! Aunt May Spider-Man movie? Watch Fmtv’s Movie Newsgasm

14 November 2014 9:05 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In the latest Movie Newsgasm, Owen Rhys looks at the bizarre rumours coming out of Sony for the next film in the Spider-Man franchise, an update on next year’s Fantastic Four reboot and a big treat for Evil Dead fans!

Fmtv will be back on Monday with our Top 5 Kick Ass Ladies in Film and again on Friday for next week’s Movie Newsgasm. Subscribe here to be notified first when they are live.

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The Amazing Spider-man 2

…features returning stars Andrew Garfield (Spider-Man), Emma Stone (Gwen Stacy), Sally Field (Aunt May), Chris Zylka (Flash Thompson), Campbell Scott (Richard Parker), Embeth Davidtz (Mary Parker), Martin Sheen (Ben Parker) and Denis Leary (George Stacy) alongside new additions Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained) as Electro, Dane DeHaan (Chronicle) as Harry Osborn, Paul Giamatti (12 Years a Slave) as The Rhino, Chris Cooper (American Beauty) as Norman Osborn, »

- Oli Davis

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Blu-ray Review – The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

3 September 2014 11:25 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Amazing Spider-Man 2, 2014.

Directed by Marc Webb.

Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Campbell Scott, Embeth Davidtz, Colm Feore, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field, B.J. Novak, Felicity Jones, Chris Cooper, Chris Zylka and Denis Leary.

Synopsis:

When atrocities threaten New York, Spider-Man must protect the citizens of New York and his loved ones before New York’s heart befalls into tragedy.

Despite helping to change the face of the superhero movie in 21st century Hollywood, the Spider-Man franchise died before our very eyes, delighting and enthralling before crashing and burning. The best intentions of director Sam Raimi notwithstanding, Spider-Man 3 failed, even if it was the franchises’ highest grosser. While many blamed the excess of villains and characters, which led to a horribly disjointed script, it was the studio’s insistence on things (namely Venom) that ultimately derailed our friendly neighbourhood Spidey. Now, 10 years since Spider-Man 2 »

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Blu-ray Review

29 August 2014 5:20 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Director: Marc Webb

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Dane DeHaan, Jamie Foxx, Colm Feore, Sally Field, Chris Cooper, Felicity Jones, Paul Giamatti, Embeth Davidtz, Campbell Scott, Marton Csokas.

Running Time: 142 minutes

Certificate: 12

Extras: Making Of, Deleted Scenes, Commentary, Music Video

The reboot nobody particularly wanted spreads its wings into new territory. Having that awkward backstory out of the way means that The Amazing Spider-man 2 can become its own beast. With that in mind, it’s clear to see that this film had absolutely no idea of what it wanted to do. This is The Amazing Spider-man 2’s greatest problem, it is all over the place in terms of tone and plot points. We start off with an interesting sequence set aboard a plane. The scene gives us some more backstory into Peter Parker’s parents’ disappearance.  Hitting hard along the lines of spy espionage thrillers or terrorist centred action films of the 90s, »

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Setting Up The Sinister Six featurette for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Blu-ray

13 August 2014 3:28 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

To promote the Target exclusive Blu-ray Combo Pack of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, a short featurette has arrived online entitled ‘Setting Up The Sinister Six’, which features director Marc Webb and Marvel legend Stan Lee talking about the team of supervillains, who will of course be getting their own spin-off movie in November 2016 courtesy of Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods). Check it out here…

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is out on DVD and Blu-ray in the States on August 19th and in the UK on September 1st, and features returning stars Andrew Garfield (Spider-Man), Emma Stone (Gwen Stacy), Sally Field (Aunt May), Chris Zylka (Flash Thompson), Campbell Scott (Richard Parker), Embeth Davidtz (Mary Parker), Martin Sheen (Ben Parker) and Denis Leary (George Stacy) alongside new additions Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained) as Electro, Dane DeHaan (Chronicle) as Harry Osborn, Paul Giamatti (12 Years a Slave) as The Rhino, Chris Cooper (American Beauty) as Norman Osborn, »

- Gary Collinson

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Deleted scene and alternative ending for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

6 August 2014 3:42 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With the home-entertainment release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 just around the corner, a deleted scene from the Spidey sequel featuring Peter Parker and Harry Osborn has turned up online, as well as an alternate ending which shows Peter’s dad Richard Parker popping up – alive – to deliver the famous “with great power…” line; take a look below…

We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead. It’s great to be Spider-Man.

For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. »

- Gary Collinson

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 home entertainment release date and special features revealed

16 June 2014 11:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having just crossed $700 million at the global box office, Sony has taken the opportunity to announce the home entertainment release of its superhero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which is set to hit Download on August 5th and Blu-ray and DVD on August 19th. Here’s a rundown of the special features set to accompany the film (via EW)…

Blu-ray & DVD Bonus Features Include:  

4 All-New Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Marc Webb

Filmmaker Commentary

Alicia Keys “It’s On Again” music video

Exclusively Available on Blu-ray:

9 Additional Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Marc Webb, including “Peter Meets His Father”

“The Wages of Heroism: Making The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” featuring revealing, in-depth segments including:

“Lessons Learned: Development and Direction” — Filmmakers and cast discuss their approach to the sequel and their efforts to make it the best Spider-Man yet.

Heart of the City: Shooting in New York” — A behind-the-scenes look at »

- Gary Collinson

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hits $700 million worldwide

14 June 2014 3:28 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having fallen just short of the milestone on Thursday, Sony’s superhero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2 crossed the $700 million mark yesterday, becoming only the second film to do so this year after Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

At this point, it looks likely that Spidey will overtake Cap’s $710.1 million to become the biggest earner of the year so far, although it may just fall short of its predecessor, which pulled in $757.9 million back in 2012. If so, then the wall-crawler’s latest outing will remain the lowest-grossing instalment of Sony’s Spider-Man movie franchise.

2014 is shaping up to be another solid year for the superhero movie with 20th Century Fox’s X-Men: Days of Future Past catching up fast to its rivals, having pulled in $624.4 million, meaning that Marvel currently occupies the top three spots in the list of the year’s highest-grossing movies.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 stars »

- Gary Collinson

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 crosses half a billion at the box office

11 May 2014 11:25 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It may have found itself knocked from the top of the North American chart after just one week, but Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has crossed the half a billion mark at the box office this past weekend, with $147 million domestically and $403 million internationally giving the Marc Webb helmed sequel a solid $550 million to date.

At present, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is trailing Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier by some $145 million, and is also currently the lowest-grossing instalment of Sony’s Spider-Man movie series, with The Amazing Spider-Man sitting on $752 million worldwide. While that figure certainly seems achievable, the sequel is going to face some stiff competition, with Godzilla arriving this week, followed by another superhero offering X-Men: Days of Future Past the following week.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 stars Andrew Garfield (Peter Parker), Emma Stone (Gwen Stacy), Sally Field (Aunt May), Chris Zylka (Flash Thompson), Campbell Scott »

- Gary Collinson

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Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

6 May 2014 2:21 PM, PDT | Filmonic.com | See recent Filmonic news »

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action/violence Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Campbell Scott, Colm Feore, Felicity Jones, B.J. Novak, Embeth Davidtz, with Paul Giamatti and Sally Field Written By: Alex Kurtzman, Robert Orci and Jeff Pinkner (based on the comic book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko) Directed By: Marc […]

Read Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on Filmonic.

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- Andrew Shuster

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Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Matt Tolmach discuss the ending to The Amazing Spider-Man 2

5 May 2014 11:18 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Warning – Major spoilers for the ending of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 follow. If you’re yet to see the movie, you should turn back now…

We’ve already heard a few comments from director Marc Webb about the shocking climax to Sony’s superhero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2 [read his thoughts here], as Andrew Garfield’s Spider-Man fails to save his true love Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone) from falling to her death during the climactic final battle with the Green Goblin (Dane DeHaan). Well, now stars Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone and producer Matt Tolmach have shared their thoughts on ‘The Night Gwen Stacy Died’ during an interview with ComicBookResources.

“I knew from the very beginning what the intention was for Gwen’s arc,” said Stone regarding the death of her character. “I thought it was executed well.”

“It’s a defining moment in the comics, and not just in the Spider-Man comics, »

- Gary Collinson

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‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Review

5 May 2014 1:15 PM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaanColm Feore, Felicity Jones, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field, Embeth Davidtz, Campbell Scott, Marton Csokas, B.J. Novak, Sarah Gadon | Written by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Jeff Pinkner | Directed by Marc Webb

After the debacle that was Spider-Man 3, Sony Movie Studios set out to remove the bitter taste it left by rebooting the franchise only ten years after it began.  Now only two films in it appears that sour taste has returned. Lessons learned from past mistakes have quickly been forgotten. Subtly and articulate storytelling have been sacrificed in favor of manipulative world building. There is such a fixation on setting up for the future that the present is nearly disregarded. The Amazing Spider-Man 2  has a great deal of talent behind it, including actors who may even fit into their roles better than their predecessors. What it lacks is the discipline »

- Dan Clark

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Marc Webb wants Kraven the Hunter for The Amazing Spider-Man 3

5 May 2014 2:33 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having upped the number of villains for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 with the introduction of Electro (Jamie Foxx), Green Goblin (Dane DeHaan) and The Rhino (Paul Giamatti), Sony is now gearing up to expand its Spider-Man bad guy quota with spin-offs for Venom and The Sinister Six.

We’ve already seen a tease for the potential line-up of The Sinister Six [see here], and now Marc Webb has indicated that we might get to see one or more of those characters when The Amazing Spider-Man 3 swings into cinemas in 2016, although he does have one particular villain in mind…

“Kraven,” Webb told ComicBook when asked about which bad guys he’s interesting in utilising for the next instalment of the rebooted Spider-Man universe. “Kraven. I like the idea of Kraven. The Vulture. Ock. I always thought the idea of Mysterio was interesting. Maybe Scorpion. But really, Kraven I think is kind of interesting. »

- Gary Collinson

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New Amazing Spider Man 2 Movie Delivered Great Action,Special Effects,Drama & More

3 May 2014 8:55 PM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Columbia Pictures (Sony) released their new "Amazing Spider Man 2" super hero/action flick into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out, and thought it phenomenal. It was jam-packed with a ton of action, drama, suspense, special affects, and more. It stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Campbell Scott, Embeth Davidtz, Colm Feore, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field,and B.J. Novak. In the new flick, we see Spiderman aka Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) ,slinging webs through the city, once again, fighting crime and rescuing people, left and right. However, the main plot in this particular scenario, was to capture Aleksei Sytsevich, who attempted to steal a truck containing plutonium vials. During the chase, Spider-Man rescues OsCorp Industries employee ,Max Dillon aka Electro (Jamie Foxx). We also see Peter's childhood friend ,Harry Osborn, arrive on the scene to visit his terminally ill father Norman, CEO of OsCorp. Norman tells Harry his illness is hereditary, »

- Andre

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.The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Movie Review -- Do We Need Another Spidey Movie? The Answer is Clear!

2 May 2014 3:19 PM, PDT | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

Another week, another superhero movie (I know, I.m feeling oversaturated all of a sudden . Captain America last month, the X-Men folks and Spidey this month, argh!) . this time, it.s the sequel to .The Amazing Spider-Man. from the collaboration of director Marc Webb and stars Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone.

Sally Field returns as the touching Aunt May and joining the cast are Jamie Foxx as Electro, Dane DeHaan as Green Goblin, and Paul Giamatti as Rhino. Yup, more villains! But is more always better? Check out my movie review of .The Amazing Spider-Man 2..

Official Plot:

We've always known that Spider-Man's most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead. It's great to be Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield). For Peter Parker, »

- Manny

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Here Are All the Movies Opening Today, May 2nd. What Will You See?

2 May 2014 6:59 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

These days, the number of indies premiering on a weekly basis can be both thrilling and intimidating. To help sift through the number of new releases (independent or otherwise), we've created the Weekly Film Guide. Below you'll find basic plot, personnel and cinema information for today's fresh offerings.  Happy viewing! Here are the films opening theatrically in the U.S. today, Friday, May 2nd. (Synopses provided by distributor unless listed otherwise.) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Director: Marc Webb Cast: Andrew Garfield, Jamie Foxx, Emma Stone, Dane DeHaan, Sally Field, Paul Giamatti, Martin Sheen, Marton Csokas, Chris Cooper, Embeth Davidtz, Felicity Jones, Colm Feore, Frank Deal, Denis Leary, Chris Zylka, B.J. Novak Synopsis: "For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come quickly enough. Peter has not forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s. »

- Steve Greene

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Reviews: What Did You Think?!

1 May 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Sony Pictures' The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is now playing in theaters worldwide and we've created this spot for you to tell us and your fellow moviegoers what you thought about the Marc Webb-directed sequel, starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Campbell Scott, Embeth Davidtz, Colm Feore, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field and B.J. Novak. You can use the comments below to write your mini-review of the film! Our four reviews can be read here , here , here and here . »

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