Now that The Avengers Assemble has well and truly kicked off the superhero movies of 2012, it is time for the next one on the list, also from Marvel, to start really pushing the boat out. From Sony Pictures comes director Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man, re-imagined in a move to possibly have ol’ Spidey join the Avengers at some point, or so the rumours go.
Anyway, this week two new posters have been released, and even more interesting, two new images. The posters feature Spider-Man in what looks to be a much darker version of the webbed crusader, but it is the two new images that are most interesting.
We get a proper-ish look at The Lizard: in the first picture we just see his hand grasping a camera, however the camera has the words “property of Peter” attached to it. Creepy eh? The next image is terrific, which shows the Lizard, presumably right after his transformation, wearing his trademark ripped white medical coat. Check it all out below the films synopsis:
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“One of the world’s most popular characters is back on the big screen as a new chapter in the Spider-Man legacy is revealed in “The Amazing Spider-Man.” Focusing on an untold story that tells a different side of the Peter Parker story, the new film stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, Irrfan Khan, with Martin Sheen and Sally Field. The film is directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay written by James Vanderbilt, based on the Marvel Comic Book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Laura Ziskin, Avi Arad, and Matt Tolmach are producing the film in association with Marvel Entertainment for Columbia Pictures, which will open in theaters everywhere in 3D on July 3, 2012.
“The Amazing Spider-Man” is the story of Peter Parker (Garfield), an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben (Sheen) and Aunt May (Field). Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. Peter is also finding his way with his first high school crush, Gwen Stacy (Stone), and together, they struggle with love, commitment, and secrets. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents’ disappearance – leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors (Ifans), his father’s former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors’ alter-ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero”
By Matt Wavish