Final 'Amazing Spider-Man' Posters Embrace a Darker Tone

The Amazing Spider-Man close-up

A few weeks from now a Marvel film (The Avengers) will kick off the summer movie blockbuster season, to be followed up a few weeks later by another Marvel flick in Sony and Columbia Pictures' reboot of The Amazing Spider-Man.  It's only been five years since Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy came to end and before DC Entertainment makes amends for last year's Green Lantern with this year's The Dark Knight Rises, we have Marc Webb's 3D Spidey reboot with star Andrew Garfield as the new face of the franchise.

Over the weekend we saw the film's Japanese trailer, and there's been no shortage of set photos and images of Garfield as Peter Parker and in costume as the titular hero or of Rhys Ifans' as Dr. Curt Connors/The Lizard. Adding to the media, today we have a pair of new posters for The Amazing Spider-Man.

Less than two months from release, Yahoo! Movies has the final pair of The Amazing Spider-Man posters featuring the titular hero's new duds and a very blue background aesthetic in the vein of the earlier "untold story" poster featuring Parker out of costume..

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The one-sheets embrace the opposite color scheme and feel of the original posters for Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2...

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... And follow the "darker" tone and style of Spider-Man 3 and dare I say it, The Dark Knight:

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Images aside - we know what Spider-Man and the city of New York look like - it's the story, characterization and style of the film that matter and everything we've seen thus far at conventions and in footage looks on the up and up and this is why The Amazing Spider-Man is one of our most anticipated films of the year and a movie that we believe will surprise audiences.

The Amazing Spider-Man stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Martin Sheen, Sally Field with of course, a cameo from Stan Lee.

The Amazing Spider-Man swings into theaters (2D, 3D, and IMAX 3D) around the U.S. on July 3rd, 2012.


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Source: Yahoo

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