Final Trailer for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2

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Sony Pictures has released a final theatrical trailer for director Marc Webb‘s upcoming sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2.  The follow-up finds Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) surrounded by antagonistic forces as Electro (Jamie Foxx) emerges, Parker’s old friend Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan) returns to New York City, and everyone seems to have a connection to the shady goings-on at Oscorp.  This trailer would probably be a bit more exciting if Sony hadn’t previously released an overwhelming amount of trailers, clips, and images (keep in mind that the movie is still six weeks away), but there’s still plenty of action and a heavier emphasis on Harry Osborne/Green Goblin even though Electro is the main villain.  The movie looks good; I just wish the studio hadn’t already shown us so much of it.

Hit the jump to watch the new trailer.  The film also stars Emma StonePaul GiamattiSally FieldChris Cooper, B.J. Novak, and Felicity Jones.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens in 2D, 3D, and IMAX 3D on May 2nd.

New Images from SEX TAPE Starring Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel and ANNIE Starring Jamie Foxx

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Sony Pictures has unveiled new images from two very different Cameron Diaz films slated for release this year.  First up is director Jake Kasdan’s (Bad Teacher) comedy Sex Tape, which stars Diaz and Jason Segel as a couple who, after discovering that their three-hour intimate video has been stolen, set out to recover the tape and ensure that their reputations aren’t ruined.  These images give us a first look at the ensemble beyond Diaz and Segel, as we see Rob Lowe, Ellie Kemper, and Rob CorddrySex Tape opens in theaters July 25th.

The other Cameron Diaz film is director Will Gluck’s (Easy A) musical redo Annie, in which Diaz takes on the role of the mean Miss Hannigan.  The young Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) takes on the title role as an orphan who is taken in by a New York mayoral candidate (Jamie Foxx) in a thinly veiled campaign move.  The film’s first trailer promised a few full musical numbers, and these images tease just that.  Annie opens in theaters December 25th.

Watch Spider-Man Talk Electro Down in the First Clip from THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2

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While there’s been a lot of footage released for Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2, today features the debut of the film’s first official clip.  Even as Webb recently addressed the concern of too many villains in this sequel, it wouldn’t be much of a movie without a bad guy.  Luckily, we get a look at the main one in this new clip, as Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield) attempts to talk down Max Dillon/Electro (Jamie Foxx) before the situation gets drastically out of hand.

The film also stars Emma Stone, Dane DeHaan, Paul GiamattiFelicity JonesChris CooperB.J. NovakColm Feore, and Sally Field.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens in 3D on May 2nd.  Hit the jump to watch the first clip.

Jamie Foxx and Kevin Hart in Talks to Star in BLACK PHANTOM; Tim Story May Direct

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Screen Gems is putting together a promising package for the new film Black PhantomVariety reports that Jamie Foxx and Kevin Hart are in talks to star in the pic, while Hart’s Ride Along director Tim Story is in discussions to take the helm.  The story revolves around a double-crossed mob hitman who enlists the help of the same hitman who had been sent to kill him, the Black Phantom.  The genre of the pic is unclear, but with Hart onboard there’s no doubt at least some comedic element to the film.  Story and Hart made Ride Along to great success, with the film scoring $140 million at the worldwide box office and spawning a sequel, which is expected to begin filming this year.

Foxx has two high profile films opening this year, as he plays the primary villain Electro in Sony’s sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2 this May and stars opposite the young Quvenzhane Wallis in Sony’s musical redo Annie.  Hart is next set to shoot the comedy Get Hard opposite Will Ferrell.

First Trailer for ANNIE Starring Quvenzhané Wallis, Jamie Foxx, and Cameron Diaz

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Sony Pictures has released the first trailer for director Will Gluck‘s (Easy A) new musical adaptation Annie.  The redo stars Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) in the title role as a young, happy, street-tough foster kid living with the mean Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz) who is taken in by New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) in a thinly veiled campaign move.  The film is very clearly a modern day update of the story, as it bears little resemblance to the 1982 film adaptation of the same musical.  Wallis appears to be sufficiently charming in the lead role, and Diaz puts an interesting spin on the mean Miss Hannigan sans drinking habit.  Some of the music is rather heavy on the auto-tune, but all-in-all this looks to be a fairly entertaining musical aimed squarely at families looking for an agreeable holiday movie outing.

Hit the jump to watch the trailer.  Produced by Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Jay-Z, the film also stars Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, and David ZayasAnnie opens in theaters on December 19th.

Trailer Teaser for ANNIE Starring Quvenzhane Wallis, Jamie Foxx, and Cameron Diaz

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The first trailer for the remake of the musical Annie will be headed our way very soon, and a sneak peek has just landed online.  For those unfamiliar with the classic musical, it centers on the eponymous orphan who is adopted by the wealthy Daddy Warbucks.  Quvenzhane Wallis is set to lead the film, and Jamie Foxx will play the Daddy Warbucks character, now called “Benjamin Stacks” and a NYC mayoral candidate in this updated version.  From this brief footage, I like what they’ve done with Annie’s look by translating the original character’s curly red hair to a wild and frizzy style.  I’m looking forward to seeing more of the movie even at the risk of having the songs “Tomorrow” and “Hard Knock Life” stuck in my head for the rest of the week.

Hit the jump to check out the preview, and check back later today to see the trailer.  The film also stars Rose Byrne and Adewale Akinnuoye-AgbajeAnnie opens December 13th.

New Trailer for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Has More Footage and More Dubstep

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Sony Pictures has released yet another new trailer for Marc Webb‘s The Amazing Spider-Man 2.  In the upcoming sequel, Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) finds himself surrounded by antagonistic forces as Electro (Jamie Foxx) emerges, Parker’s old friend Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan) returns to New York City, and everyone seems to have a connection to the shady goings-on at Oscorp.  This new trailer has some new footage, a lot more dubstep, and continues to make us wonder how much of the movie Sony will show us before it opens in theaters.

Hit the jump to check out the trailer.  The film also stars The film also stars Emma Stone, Paul Giamatti, Felicity Jones, Chris Cooper, B.J. Novak, Colm Feore, and Sally FieldThe Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens in 3D on May 2nd.

New Trailer for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Dane DeHaan, and Jamie Foxx [UPDATED]

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Sony Pictures has released a new trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2.  In the upcoming sequel, Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) finds himself surrounded by antagonistic forces as Electro (Jamie Foxx) emerges, Parker’s old friend Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan) returns to New York City, and everyone seems to have a connection to the shady goings-on at Oscorp.  This new trailer is a mash-up of the trailers we’ve seen over the past few months with a few bits of new action thrown in.  With a little under three months left to go until the film’s release date, I’m a little worried about how much more they can show us since we’ve already gotten a pretty heavy dose of the plot.  Perhaps it’s best to keep the reveals where they are, and let us be surprised when we see the film in May.

Hit the jump to check out the trailer.  The film also stars Emma Stone, Paul Giamatti, Felicity Jones, Chris Cooper, B.J. Novak, Colm Feore, and Sally Field. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens in 3D on May 2nd. [Update: Sony has pulled the trailer.]

Two New International Posters for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2

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Sony has released a pair of new international posters for director Marc Webb’s upcoming sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and they definitely play up Spidey’s main foe.  In the follow-up, Andrew Garfield’s Peter Parker finds himself surrounded by antagonistic forces as Jamie Foxx’s Electro emerges, Parker’s old friend Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan) returns to New York City, and everyone seems to have a connection to the shady goings-on at OsCorp.  These new posters go heavy on the Electro, as Spidey and Foxx’s villain are both flanked by plenty of electrical bolts.

Hit the jump to check out the new posters.  The film also stars Emma Stone, Paul Giamatti, Chris Cooper, and Sally FieldThe Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens in 3D on May 2nd.

New Images from THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2; Roberto Orci Talks THE SINISTER SIX, VENOM, and More

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Sony Pictures has released more images from The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and we’re starting to get to the “flipbook stage” where, by the time the film is released in May, there will probably be so many images, clips, and trailers that you’ll be able to put together the movie without seeing it.  We’re only in January, and I would say that one of these images already takes things too far, but this strategy is nothing new for blockbusters.  It’s total secrecy during filming and then spilling almost everything afterwards.  I personally find it irritating, but I suppose it’s nice for the people who are super-excited for Spidey’s next adventure.

Hit the jump to check out the images, and if you want to jump even further ahead in the Spider-Man saga, there are also some new comments from writer Roberto Orci on how they’re handling The Sinister Six, Venom, and more.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Paul Giamatti, Dane DeHaan, and Sally Field, and opens in 3D on May 2nd.

3 New International Posters for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Starring Andrew Garfield, Dane DeHaan, and Jamie Foxx

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Three new international posters for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 have been released.  While other posters put the emphasis on the number of villains that Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield) will be facing, these posters cut out Rhino (Paul Giamatti) and Green Goblin (Dane DeHaan) and put the emphasis squarely on Electro (Jamie Foxx), although you can still see Goblin on the Times Square TV screens.

Hit the jump to check out the posters.  The film also stars Emma Stone, Colm Feore, B.J. Novak, Felicity Jones, Chris Cooper, and Sally FieldThe Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens in 3D on May 2, 2014.

Ring in the New Year with a New Trailer for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2

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Thousands of people gathered in Times Square last night to ring in 2014, and Sony Pictures has taken advantage of the holiday to introduce a new Times Square-centered trailer for director Marc Webb‘s upcoming sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2.  Introduced by Stan Lee himself, the new promo teases a rather “electrifying” action sequence from the film that takes place in the New York City epicenter and involves Jamie Foxx’s villainous character.  We saw a bit more of this sequence at Comic-Con last summer and it involves Electro taking great advantage of the plethora of electricity available in Times Square.

Hit the jump to watch the new trailer.  The film also stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Dane DeHaan, Sally Field, Paul Giamatti, Chris Cooper, and Felicity JonesThe Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens in 2D, 3D, and IMAX 3D on May 2nd.

Two New Images from THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Featuring Jamie Foxx as Electro

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Even though The Amazing Spider-Man 2 now has at least three villains, I’m still assuming Electro (Jamie Foxx) is the lead threat ahead of Green Goblin (Dane DeHaan) and Rhino (Paul Giamatti).  Electro’s been featured the most heavily in the marketing, although that could be because Foxx is highly recognizable to mainstream audiences.  Two new images keep the focus on the superpowered baddie, who starts out as the feeble Max Dillon.  As we all know, Peter Parker is the only meek person who can get superpowers and not go power-mad.

Hit the jump to check out the images.  The film also stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Colm Feore, B.J. Novak, Felicity Jones, Chris Cooper, and Sally FieldThe Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens in 3D on May 2, 2014.

International Trailer for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Plays Up the Comedy with New Footage

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Sony announced some big plans for its Spider-Man universe by way of Venom and Sinister Six films late last night, but first on the docket is director Marc Webb’s sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2.  A new international trailer has gone online, and it plays up the more comedic aspects of the film instead of focusing on the multitude of villains like the first domestic trailer.  The strongest aspect of Webb’s 2012 reboot was the smaller character moments, and I hope that’s explored further in this follow-up.

Hit the jump to watch the new trailer.  The film stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Sally Field, Paul Giamatti, Felicity Jones, B.J. Novak, and Chris CooperThe Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens in 2D, 3D, and IMAX 3D on May 2, 2014.

Check out More Images from THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 and Listen to Some of Hans Zimmer’s Score; Plus, Colm Feore’s Character Revealed

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In case you haven’t gotten enough of your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man today with the new trailerour screengrabs, and the possibility of the post-credits scene being spoiled in the trailer, Sony has released more images from The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on the official website.  The website also features background music that’s probably some of Hans Zimmer‘s score for the film.  Finally, we’ve been wondering who Colm Feore would be playing in the movie, and had speculated that it would be Spider-Slayer inventor Spencer Smythe.  However, the website says he’s playing “Donald Menken”, who was the personal assistant to Norman Osborn (Chris Cooper) in the comics.  There’s still no official word on who Felicity Jones and B.J. Novak are playing.

Hit the jump to check out the images.  The film also stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Paul Giamatti, and Sally FieldThe Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens in 3D on May 2, 2014.

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