Sony is certainly keen to push ahead with The Amazing Spider-Man franchise with the announcement that Alex Kurtzmn, Roberto Orci and Jeff Pinkner have been hired to pen the script for The Amazing Spider-Man 3. The trio have already penned the screenplay for the second sequel, due for release in May 2014.
Sony have previously announced that The Amazing Spider-Man 3 will be released in cinemas on 10th June 2016 and The Amazing Spider-Man 4 on 4th May 2018.
Kurtzman and Orci previously penned the first two Star Trek films, and are also due to return to work on Star Trek 3 and reboots of The Mummy and Van Helsing. Pinkner has written for J.J. Abrams’ Lost and Fringe with The Amazing Spider-Man 2 being his feature film screenwriting debut.
Heat Vision also reports that Andrew Garfield is expected to reprise the lead role of Peter Parker and it was hoped that Marc Webb, who directed the first and second instalments, will return to direct.