Sony has announced that they will produce and release two more sequels to “The Amazing Spider-Man.” The studio is already producing “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” which will open in theaters May 2 of next year. The third “Spider-Man” film will open June 10, 2016 while the fourth will open May 4, 2018.
We sure hope Andrew Garfield didn’t have too many movie roles planned for the next five years or so, because Sony wants to keep him in the ‘Spidey’ suit for a while yet. Displaying the typical confidence of big studios in keeping their franchises swinging even though the second isn’t finished and the reaction to the first wasn’t quite as positive as all involved likely hoped, nothing is stopping the superhero momentum. “Spider-Man is our most important, most successful, and most beloved franchise, so we’re thrilled that we are in a position to lock in these prime release dates over the next five years,” said Sony marketing boss Jeff Blake in a statement