‘Amazing Spider-Man 3′ Gets 2016 Release Date, ‘Amazing Spider-Man 4′ in 2018

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The Amazing Spider-Man was designed to serve as the first chapter in a series of movies featuring Andrew Garfield’s Peter Parker, as evidenced by the number of plot threads (no pun intended) lefts dangling by the film’s conclusion. That’s not to mention, the ambiguous nature of the mid-credits scene and hints of future developments (i.e. that something big lies beyond the horizon).

Casting for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has provided support for this theory. The sequel will incorporate several additional important characters from the Spider-Man comic books and Sam Raimi’s live-action movie trilogy, like Norman Osborn (Chris Cooper), Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan) and Mary Jane Watson (Shailene Woodley). Some of these people aren’t expected to be featured all that heavily in the film’s storyline, and may simply be introduced in the sequel – through a few minutes of screen-time – in order to lay the groundwork for them to play more essential roles down the line, in a subsequent installment.

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Sony is already looking well-ahead into the future, as the studio has now officially claimed dates to release the third and fourth installments in the Amazing Spider-Man film continuity in theaters. Hence, as it now stands, Amazing Spider-Man 2 will kick-off the Summer Movie Season (which starts in May) next year, followed by Amazing Spider-Man 3 on June 10th, 2016 and Amazing Spider-Man 4 on May 4th, 2018.

The rising salaries for the principle players on the previous Spider-Man movie trilogy – which includes stars Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst – were contributing factors in Sony’s decision to start the superhero franchise over, rather than move ahead with Spider-Man 4 (as was the original plan). However, that may not be so much an issue with the Amazing Spider-Man films, in part because Garfield’s female costar, Emma Stone, will probably be done playing Gwen Stacy at that point (the odds are against the character making it out of Amazing Spider-Man 2 alive).

Similarly, Amazing Spider-Man 1 & 2 director Marc Webb will – in all likelihood – not be working on the third and fourth installments, given that he still needs to fulfill his obligations to direct a movie or two for Fox Searchlight (that almost prevented him from helming the Spidey sequel). That’s to say, fewer people will be getting fatter paychecks for the third and fourth Amazing Spider-Man movies, and thus Sony will be less inclined to abandon ship over the rising cost (assuming there’s no sudden drop in the box office returns for these films).

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Finally, as mentioned before, there’s good reason to believe that Sony will keep upping its game on each subsequent Amazing Spider-Man installment, so as to compete with Marvel Studios, Fox and WB/DC’s forthcoming wave of superhero films. That could mean we’ll be getting a Sinister Six team-up somewhere down the line, in addition to (possibly) a more satisfying Venom storyline than the Eddie Brock subplot in Spider-Man 3.

What are you hoping to see in future Amazing Spider-Man movies? Let us know in the comments section!


The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens in U.S. theaters on May 2nd, 2014, followed by The Amazing Spider-Man 3 on June 10th, 2016 and The Amazing Spider-Man 4 on May 4th, 2018.

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  1. To people who don’t understand why gwen stacey
    had to die if you read the comic gwen was peters
    first girlfriend and the green goblin threw her off a
    bridge killing her in the comic so that is why she
    died in amazing spider man 2

  2. I would like to see Quinn back from Spiderman’s blood

  3. I would like to see Quinn come back from Spiderman’s blood

  4. no more wait for the next part of the amazing spiderman

  5. no more wait for the next part of the amazing spiderman and want to return gwen stacy with a twist

  6. oh god i hope venom is in part three i want to see the sinister six real soon.

  7. I cant wait to the third Movie
    I hope to see more to the green goblin.
    And venom too

  8. I would like to show Emma Stone in Part III or IV

  9. maybe in the third movie Mary Jane Watson could show up?

  10. i would like to see carnage in a future amazing spidermanmovie. it would be reeally cool. he is one of my favorite marvel villans.

    • Carnage and venom would be great!!!

  11. I Personally Think They Should Bring Emma Stone Back And Let Her Play Mary Jane Also I Would Love To See Black Cat In Either 3 Or 4 Also Carnage & Venom Amongst Others

  12. I am excited that they are making a third movie. I have one major thing/plead that I want them to keep in these new series of Spider-Man. Keep Andrew Garfield!!!! He plays so brilliant, marvelous and humorous, emotional and charming and adorable/cute spider-man. I know he can deliver the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man!!!! Please keep him as Spider-Man!!! Only thing I ask and I hope it happens. Can’t wait to see the third one.

  13. Umm.. Guys.. They’re making ANOTHER reboot to the Spider-Man series.. Sorry to inform you. Just going by recent reports.

  14. Gwen Stacy should return back with a twist in the Amazing Spiderman 3.

  15. As informative as this article was,I’m confused-I just read that Amazing Spider-Man 3 is due July 28,2017.So which is it,2016 or 2017? As to who I’d like to see as a future foe it would definitely be a new Doctor Octopus cause we already saw a hint of the character in Amazing 2 in Osborn’s project lab ;)

  16. hopefully you’ll have bigger plans for The Amazing Spider Man 3 I hope the main villain will be carnage and venom here has not been a carnage at all in the Spiderman movies I am waiting to see carnage on the big screen will Jim Carrey get to roll

  17. hey I watched both part of amazing spider and exited for part 3 of this movie so may you please confirm when will it release throw to my email. thankssss

  18. Dios. Ya no quiero esperar mas la película spiderman de Sony seré el primero en verla.

  19. I think they should put emma stone as marry jane Watson mostly cause she is pretty and is a good actor.

  20. As it was asked “what are you hoping to see in future Amazing Spider Man movies?” I thought that they should add more villains in the new Amazing Spider Man movie.Also they should add Spider Women in the new Amazing Spider Man.

  21. Everyone wants to see Carnage! Your talking more action! More swinging! More sarcasm! This is what everyone is waiting for! This will be your real money maker.