Sony Pursuing ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 3’ Production

By Rochelle Paula Carino | 2 years ago
Sony Pursuing ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 3’ Production

With the ongoing confusion lately, it would appear that Sony is set on finishing “The Amazing Spider-Man” franchise with Andrew Garfield as the studio green lighted a casting call for extras. Read on to know more about the details to this scoop.

Following the occurrence of the hacking incident to date, everyone found out that Sony was having issue in continuing “The Amazing Spider-Man” franchise because of two things. First was Marvel is starting to think of acquiring the web spinning superhero for their own storylines, and second was that “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” did not gross as high as they were hoping for it to be. The struggle was real for the studio, but that was until a major casting company received notice for extras.


According to Cinema Blend, Bill Beckman Casting recently opened a wide casting for male and female extras for all ethnicities whose ages fall within 18–65. Not only that, the casting announcement also gave out  more information on the matter as Andrew Garfield and Dane DeHaan’s name were plastered along with a description that read, “Peter Parker/Spider-Man faces a new challenge to protect New York City.”

Moreover, director Drew Goddard “The Sinister Six” that was supposed to follow after the release of the third film of the “Spider-Man” franchise is taking over the 2016 premiere. With Sony pursuing “The Amazing Spider-Man 3,” they’ve decided to push back its release for 2018 and that’s according to Den of Geek’s feature.

Looking back on Sony’s original plan for the web slinger, a third and fourth film were already slated for release on 2016 and 2018 successively. However, due to the unexpected disappointment the production had to face in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2’s” box office performance, the studio went through the commotion of whether giving up the franchise for Marvel or going through another franchise reboot.

There’s certainly a lot of things going on within Sony HQ lately but with this information, it’s safe to say that Sony is green lighting the continuation of the production of another Spidey movie with Garfield coming back to suit up for the entire team.

That concludes our scoop on “The Amazing Spider-Man 3.” Keep tabs on Movie News Guide (MNG) for more updates on upcoming films.

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