‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′: New Green Goblin & Black Cat Rumors Emerge

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The level of intrigue surrounding The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is at an all-time high, as fan curiosity has moved on from director Marc Webb’s teaser photos and some revealing set photos released online, to rumors allegedly being leaked out of Sony – particularly where the female cast of the film is concerned.

Today we have some additional “girl talk” surrounding ASM2, as well as some new rumors about how Chris Cooper’s Norman Osborn will fit into the sequel.









Black Cat Revealed?

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We’ll start with ladies first:  Debate has raged in the last few days about the additional women that Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) could soon have in his life. We learned that Mary Jane Watson’s (Shailene Woodley) small cameo role had been cut from Amazing Spider-Man 2, with the assumption that Woodley (The Descendants) would be brought back for the already-confirmed Amazing Spider-Man 3. After that, there was some confusion regarding franchise new addition Sarah Gadon (Cosmopolis), whom many fans thought was being positioned as a replacement for Woodley (however, that turned out NOT to be the case).

With MJ gone from ASM2, that left just one potential rival for Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone) to compete against: actress Felicity Jones (Like Crazy), who is playing a still-unnamed role that many fans have nonetheless speculated is in fact Spider-Man’s on/off love interest, Felicia Hardy, a.k.a. Black Cat.

In a recent interview with the Telegraph UK, Jones described her Amazing Spider-Man 2 role in a way that has fanboys buzzing:

“It’s TOP secret. I can tell you that she’s sort of on the baddie’s side, but I can’t explain much more than that.”

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Felicity Jones in Like Crazy

Any Spider-Man comic book fan knows that Black Cat started out as a thief who was attempting to break her father out of prison when she ran afoul of Spider-Man. After a career as a burglar and a stay in a mental institution, Hardy slowly but surely started to move toward the good guys’ side, and struck up more than one romance with the web-slinger.

The fact that Jones refers to her character as “sort of on the baddie’s side” certainly hints at that classic Black Cat story arc. In the comics, the character was also later submitted to a process that previously created animal-themed villains like The Scorpion and The Fly – which should be a clear indication of how her powers/origin could be modified to fit with the gene-spliced metahumans of the Amazing Spider-Man movie universe.

In short: At this point, if Jones ISN’T playing Black Cat, fans are likely to be disappointed…


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  1. Not sure about anyone else but I don’t like the idea of Chris Copper playing Norman Osborn. I’d have preferred Damien Lewis.

    • Yeah, I have to say “spot on” to that!!

  2. IMO I think, as others have said, they are setting up a sinister 6 for ASM 4. I think Lizard will be Peter’s ally in that.

    Based on how the movies series appear to be using the theme of DNA tampering to create animal themed characters I would be surprised if we didn’t see Kraven the Hunter and Chameleon show up in ASM3. Rhino’s character sets up perfectly for Chameleon to show up and with Chameleon you get his half brother Kraven.

    I could see Chameleon being a major villain in ASM3 with him bringin in Kraven to hunt Spiderman and/or Lizard. OR that could be a plot for ASM4 which leads into Sinister 6. Then in ASM3 we get Chameleon and another villain like Shocker or Mysterio.

  3. Bring venom in the story line please!!!!!!!

  4. I’m VERY interested in this story as I was a fan of TASM. My only question about Goblin is will they go the Ultimate Spiderman route and have him transform or will they go the comics route with him being in costume? Based on the first movie (Specifically the cross-species genetics sub-plot) it makes more sense to go the USM route, though I’m not sure how audiences not familiar with that version of Spiderman will go for that take on Goblin.

    One thing more, I hope/wish that if they went for a costume it would be closest to the comic book. Goodness knows, we don’t need a suit looking like a reject from the power-rangers/masked rider TV show(SM1) and we CERTAINLY don’t need a suit resembling a ninja-snowboarder(SM3). I say in the case of a suit: If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

    Mr. Glass

  5. I, for one, am hoping that they stick with Electro and Rhino, and make them reactionary villains to the existence of Spider-Man (created by some shady corporation, maybe Oscorp, attempting to make their own personal “Spider-Man” to sell to the government as weapons, or something of that sort). So basically take that aspect of the USM series. Maybe bring in the Green Goblin at the end, or imply his existence in the next film, but don’t kill Gwen Stacy yet. Build the GG up and make him and Peter really hate each other for the third film, and THEN have him kill Gwen Stacy, because she really does have to die. Then have Norman either accidentally kill himself or have Peter kill him, which would create an excellent moral quandary for Peter and pile on the guilt. Maybe killing Norman is a bit much, but at least kill Gwen Stacy, because that’s a scene that is meant to be filmed. I hate when these franchises are too afraid to kill off a major character, it’s gotta happen in one of these superhero movies. Plus, giving a whole movie to build up the relationship between Norman and Peter would be the only way to do it justice. Throw in Harry to befriend Peter in ASM 2 and 3, ASM 4 Peter meets Mary Jane, Harry goes all Goblin, and maybe build up the Parker parents story (throughout 2 and 3) to get Eddie Brock in the mix in the same way it was done in Ultimate, with Eddie being the son of Richard’s old lab partner working on the cancer cure. Then you could have the 4th (and perhaps final) movie with the Goblin and Venom, two villains who have a very similar disdain of SM in the traditional comic books, both going at Spidey. Peter dies saving somebody along with the Goblin and Venom and you have 4 movies that tell one cohesive story without the potential for it to be sullied by studios trying to make as much money as possible. Then they can reboot and do whatever they like. Obviously this will never happen in this way and the story I laid out is full of inconsistencies and difficulties but hey, I can dream.

  6. I would like to see green goblin mutate also see brock lesnar as venom please get him under contract

  7. I think they should end it with peter “dying,” by falling off the building with a final blow. When he hits the ground everyone will surround him and his eyes open giving him a second chance. Leading to another movie with that villain and a new one.

  8. I honestly would like to see an ally from an old video game daredevil or iron fist and they could lead off into their own second party movies. An instead of venom bring in carnage he is a lot cooler

  9. You know what who says you go by stories talk to Stan lee and ask him how about something new and original.( a brand new villain no one will see it coming) just wham and everyone will love it

  10. You know what who says you go by stories talk to Stanlee and ask him how about something new and original. (a brand new villain no one will see it coming) just wham and everyone will love it

  11. im really hope that the Green goblin suit, mutated or not, make a difference between the Sam Raimi versión PLEASEEEEE. That the only thing that i desire

    The movie has come put in Spain, and I´ve seen it. Felicia barely appears as Harry Osborn´s assistant and nothing else, they don´t even give you her last name, she appears like in 3 minor scenes.

    • come out*