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'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Synopsis Revealed

Get an idea what the plot will be about.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is getting closer and closer. You might have caught a three-part banner that was spotted over the holiday weekend in some theaters.

We've known that Electro and Rhino will appear but Colombia Pictures has revealed the official synopsis on the Facebook Page.

We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead.

It’s great to be Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield). For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen (Emma Stone). But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro (Jamie Foxx), Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), returns, Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: OsCorp.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 swings into theaters on May 2, 2014.

Update

Some new images have surfaced over at USA Today.

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Posted by The Stegman

I can't wait! I loved the first film!

Posted by Battle_Forum_Junkie

I hope this is as good as the first one.

Posted by War Killer

Still not sure how I feel about them introducing the Goblin so soon....

Posted by akbogert

This isn't a complaint against CV, but rather Sony: this synopsis tells us even less than the information we already know. Heck, it doesn't even cover the poster's content.

Posted by Lt_Cmdr_Kicker

Hmm.. Looks like Rhino is gonna be some mechanical quadruped.. I am not impressed.. -_-

I give this movie 1/2 "meh" out of 4..

Posted by Mrgreenlantern

please expand on this universe if we dont get a marvel/sony co produced spidey film!!

Posted by munkieKONG

Hmm.. Looks like Rhino is gonna be some mechanical quadruped.. I am not impressed.. -_-

I give this movie 1/2 "meh" out of 4..

yeah, i don't like it at all if Rhino is just gonna be a damn robot….

Posted by AllStarSuperman

@lt_cmdr_kicker said:

Hmm.. Looks like Rhino is gonna be some mechanical quadruped.. I am not impressed.. -_-

I give this movie 1/2 "meh" out of 4..

yeah, i don't like it at all if Rhino is just gonna be a damn robot….

agreed,

I hated the first movie, but I have higher hopes for this one

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Edited by Emperormeister734

I cannot wait to see this film, not sure why The Rhino looks like a zord though.

Posted by k4tzm4n

@lt_cmdr_kicker said:

Hmm.. Looks like Rhino is gonna be some mechanical quadruped.. I am not impressed.. -_-

I give this movie 1/2 "meh" out of 4..

yeah, i don't like it at all if Rhino is just gonna be a damn robot….

Looks more like a mech/vehicle, so if anything, it's probably loosely inspired by Rhino's ultimate version.

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Posted by KaliboooStew

Anyone else thinking swapping the actors for Peter and Harry would suit their characters so much more?

Edited by MrMazz

The quadpedral Rhino outfit....That could be interestingI wana see it in motion

Posted by DaltonMunnal

How do you just not mention Goblin in the poster? Anyway, I've seen a clearer image of him, and it looks like it will be a mutation, like the Ultimate universe, but resembling the traditional look. I guess what I mean is, it looks like the traditional Goblin, but the face isn't a mask.

Posted by CommanderShiro

Looking forward to this movie.

Posted by doombot890

also heres an enhanced image of Green Goblin....or Billy Idol

Posted by Bonzi161

Was not at all a fan of the first... ill rent this when it comes out on netflix...

Posted by Master_Thief

also heres an enhanced image of Green Goblin....or Billy Idol

hmmmm doesn't look like a mask......... im pretty sure they'll make it more traditional looking

Better then the rumors it was gonna be the Ultimate spiderman look

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@doombot890 said:

also heres an enhanced image of Green Goblin....or Billy Idol

hmmmm doesn't look like a mask......... im pretty sure they'll make it more traditional looking

Better then the rumors it was gonna be the Ultimate spiderman look

I actually would have really liked to see the Ultimate look, but I suppose this is the better route to go, as I could see people being rightfully upset if we were now getting our second Green Goblin (third if we count Harry Osbourne goblin), and none of them resembled the original character.

Edited by Deadpool_is_better_than_you

I didn't like the first one that much and usually sequels of movies are worse so I am finding it hard to get excited over this.

Posted by MrMazz

also heres an enhanced image of Green Goblin....or Billy Idol

I was thinking more Klaus Kinski

Posted by Maddpanda531

I'm not sure what to think of the Rhino mech...but I like the Green Goblin's look. Still a bit apprehensive about having three main antagonists, though...

Posted by Protoflash

I am so glad they made the rhino look like he did. I think that stupid costume he wears in the costume makes him probably the dumbest looking rogue in his whole gallery (Yes even more then shocker). But I am not a fan of the twi hard looking goblin. I hope thats just a preliminary photo and they're at least going to add in a more CG look to him. Also it makes me dreadfully afraid thisll have the exact same problems as spider-man 3. Seems a tad overstuffed if you ask me. So I'm really afraid thisll be as bad as the first one.

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also heres an enhanced image of Green Goblin....or Billy Idol

i wish they went with a different look instead of the spidey 3 version of the goblin. but i will say looks better than rhyno by far

Edited by SynCig

I will go into this movie with more caution than any other comic book movie next year. I really enjoyed the reboot despite the unnecessary origin retelling and I hope this movie surpasses it now that it can move away from familiar ground. Even still, I am more worried than excited with a lot of what I have seen so far. Days of Future Past is a similar feeling but the excitement for that movie far outweighs my concerns. Cap and Days of Future Past are definitely my two most anticipated movies coming up.

Posted by TazzMission

@syncig said:

I will go into this movie with more caution than any other comic book movie next year. I really enjoyed the reboot despite the unnecessary origin retelling and I hope this movie surpasses it now that it can move away from familiar ground. Even still, I am more worried than excited with a lot of what I have seen so far. Days of Future Past is a similar feeling but the excitement for that movie far outweighs my concerns. Cap and Days of Future Past are definitely my two most anticipated movies coming up.

im going to be broke in 2014 because 4 movies are my most anticipated

captain america

spiderman

xmen

guardians of the galaxy

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hmmm... do not like

Posted by Fallschirmjager
Posted by SynCig
Edited by Thitiki

I can't believe they took out MJ. I'm still hopeful that they'll include Black Cat.

Posted by Smurfboy

I like!!!! Not sure about Rhino. He's... a robot? I'll have to see what he does in Spider-Man 2. I might like his version. Who knows. Loved the first Amazing Spider-Man movie! I've watched it probably more than 10 times already and never got tired of it.

Posted by Wolverine08

@thitiki said:

I can't believe they took out MJ. I'm still hopeful that they'll include Black Cat.

We need some T&A somewhere.

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Posted by frozenedge

That might be basing the Rhino off his Ultimate counterpart where's he's stuck inside a mechanized rhino suit

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Edited by TheAmazingImmortalMan

I can't wait, I thought the first on was alright but I have high hopes for this movie.

Posted by ZZoMBiE13

@bonzi161 said:

Was not at all a fan of the first... ill rent this when it comes out on netflix...

Agreed. The first movie was a mess. It's always fun to see Spider-Man swing around and beat up baddies, but the plot was all over the place. Very poorly written and uninteresting to watch for me.

I wish them luck in their sequel, and I genuinely would love for this to do well as Spidey is and always has been my favorite superhero. But I won't support this series until it proves to me that it's earned it. And historically, throwing more bad guys on the screen is the quickest way to ruin a franchise, not build upon it.

The earlier Batman films, Spider-man 3, X-men 3, it's like these people have never seen a superhero film.

With 4 main characters (plus strong side characters) there's just no way there is going to be any character development. This poster just screams "BAD OMEN" to me.

Posted by mettlekm

Hmm.. Looks like Rhino is gonna be some mechanical quadruped.. I am not impressed.. -_-

I give this movie 1/2 "meh" out of 4..

is more meh, good or bad? if it's 4 out of 4, doesn't it mean it's 8 times as meh as a half?

Posted by IDontLikeBirds

I thought The Amazing Spider-man was alright, not great (but still better than Spider-man 3). I'm not looking forward to this one. If the "Green Goblin" (does he even have any green in the pic, hard to tell) in this one didn't have his glider, I wouldn't know who it was. He looks more like Morbius with his pale skin, tight clothing and fangs. Also don't care for Rhino. I'm fine with him being more mechanical, but having him being a quadruped seems a bit lame. Maybe if he was on two legs and sort of transformed and got on all fours to charge, that would work, but just looks awkward to me. Electro I don't mind and I love Jamie Foxx's work. I think the look of him is interesting and works.

Posted by ArturoCalaKayVee

I'm kind of half/half with the ASM reboot. I thought the story and movie were very enjoyable for the most part but I'm still not sold on Garfield as Peter/Spider-Man. And now with casting this new Harry Osborn, I continue my distain for their casting of important characters because that guy does NOT resemble Harry at all. Two very important casting calls and they totally botched it. I will say though I do like everyone else who was casted for the movie. I'm not overly excited for this movie. I'm just kind of … waiting for now. However, I will acknowledge when the trailer is released, I'll probably fanboy up temporarily.

Posted by Thitiki

@thitiki said:

I can't believe they took out MJ. I'm still hopeful that they'll include Black Cat.

We need some T&A somewhere.

I'm sorry but what is T&A?

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@thitiki said:

@wolverine08 said:

@thitiki said:

I can't believe they took out MJ. I'm still hopeful that they'll include Black Cat.

We need some T&A somewhere.

I'm sorry but what is T&A?

T%ts and a%s :D

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Posted by Thitiki

@wolverine08: Oh haha! I think that would be nice in the second movie. :P

Posted by vicske77

I really enjoyed ASM 1. I feel Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone played wonderful roles! I am excited for part 2, but I am a little worried like most people. I think there might be an overflow of characters. I am actually glad they removed MJ because they wouldn't be able to develop such a critical character in the Spidey verse enough. I think there will be some difficulty developing Rhino, Electro, and the Goblin, all in one movie. The same mistake was made in the last trilogy. Maybe if Rhino and Electro are partners and Goblin is just introduced at the very end to set-up ASM 3 it could possibly work. Excited to see what happens!

Posted by NightCrawler358

I'm definitely seeing it, but it's hard to get excited when Sam Raimi's trilogy already took Spidey's best villains. I didn't feel like Lizard held up an entire film very well, and at this point everything Spider-Man related in comics is so much more interesting than what they could hope to put on screen.

That being said I'd be more interested if they had Kingpin hire Kraven to hunt Spidey or something.

Posted by BlackShadowCat

As long as they don't bring Black Cat in to ruin her character, I'm cool.
but I have to admit, I didn't watch the first movie :P
I think it was too soon after the Tobey movies.

Edited by NoahMaximillion

One thing that disappointed me in the first trilogy was that as soon as they introduced Norman they made him the Goblin, this all seems too similar

Posted by HumanRocket

@munkiekong said:

@lt_cmdr_kicker said:

Hmm.. Looks like Rhino is gonna be some mechanical quadruped.. I am not impressed.. -_-

I give this movie 1/2 "meh" out of 4..

yeah, i don't like it at all if Rhino is just gonna be a damn robot….

agreed,

But I'm still looking forward to watching the film. Electro looks good and I enjoyed the first film so i hope this squeals is equal to it or even better.

Posted by TazzMission

As long as they don't bring Black Cat in to ruin her character, I'm cool.

but I have to admit, I didn't watch the first movie :P

I think it was too soon after the Tobey movies.

it was good honestly. also in regards to felecia hardy/black cat shouldnt she be more a college student not high school? i would love it if peter is no longer in highschool and maybe have the film take place 3 or 4 years after the first film

Posted by nfareed71024

too bad, rhino is getting the same treatment as silver samurai

Posted by Ninjablade09

@k4tzm4n said:

@munkiekong said:

@lt_cmdr_kicker said:

Hmm.. Looks like Rhino is gonna be some mechanical quadruped.. I am not impressed.. -_-

I give this movie 1/2 "meh" out of 4..

yeah, i don't like it at all if Rhino is just gonna be a damn robot….

Looks more like a mech/vehicle, so if anything, it's probably loosely inspired by Rhino's ultimate version.

There was a leaked trailer that LQ trailer that showed the suit having 2 forms. A mech rhino from used in the poster where he is on all 4's and a standing up mode where he's on two legs. The head of the Rhino comes up to show Paul Giamatti's face.

Edited by GeekBait

I don't think this movie will be overstuffed like Spidey 3 was. Rhino's role will probably not be that big (he's returning for the 3rd movie it's been confirmed), making Electro and Harry the main villainous focuses, and we probably won't even see Harry's transformation until near the end anyway. Spidey 3 wasn't exactly overstuffed, either. The main problem with that movie was they didn't tell a good enough story with the characters they had. Had they cut Venom out and left him for the 4th movie, it would have worked a lot better (they could have kept the black suit in the 3rd).

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