The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

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High school student Peter Parker is haunted by the disappearance of his parents Richard and Mary. He lives with his uncle Ben and aunt May and contends with all the usual growing pains including persistent bullying from jock classmate Flash Thompson. A tender romance with fellow student Gwen Stacy keeps Peter on an even keel until he is bitten by a genetically modified spider, which blesses him with wondrous superhuman powers.
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The Amazing Spider-Man is coming to cinemas around the world this July and we’ve got a ton of content to deliver to you before then, from print interviews to video chats with the cast and crew, as well as behind the scenes news and a massive preview. And you can find all of that information here in one handy place, updated every week as we get closer to release.

Based on the character created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, who first appeared in Marvel comics in 1962, The Amazing Spider-Man is an all new vision for the superhero, taking Spider-Man and alter ego Peter Parker back to high school for a different take on his origin story. That means a new love interest, a focus on the story of his absent parents and, a unique villain in the form of Dr. Kurt Connors, aka The Lizard.

Director: Marc Webb
Writers: James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent, Steve Kloves
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, Dennis Leary
Release Date: July 3rd
Budget: $220 million (estimated)


First up, we’re serving you up a series of exclusive video interviews shot earlier this year in Cancun.

08/06/12 -Emma Stone



15/06/12 -Andrew Garfield



22/06/12 -Rhys Ifans



29/06/12 -Marc Webb




Avi Arad - At the age of 63, Marvel uber-producer Arad has been behind some of the biggest comic movies ever made; from Blade to X-Men, Iron Man and, of course, Spider-Man. Click caught up with him in London earlier in the year to talk about reboots, a new new Spidey and his enduring Marvel legacy. Click to read!

Andrew Garfield -Born in LA but raised in the UK, Andrew Garfield was much more known as a theatre actor until his international breakthrough in 2010s The Social Network. Since his announcement as the new lead in the Spider-Man franchise in mid 2010, he’s been living and breathing the world for The Amazing Spider-Man. Click caught up with Garfield in Cancun earlier in the year to talk about the film.

Rhys Ifans - Stage actor, sometime musician and that scrawny dude in Notting Hill, Welshman Rhys Ifans has any number of different faces. With appearances in everything from Twin Town to Anonymous, via The 51st State, 44 year old Ifans seemed to be skirting the boundaries of Hollywood. But now he’s dived right in with a role as the main villain in comic book retelling The Amazing Spider-Man. We caught up with the affable star in Cancun for a chat about becoming a nine foot tall lizard, technology and childhood dalliances with the character.



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