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Published On: Wed, Feb 26th, 2014

Director Marc Webb confirmed for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 3’ as Sony wants a Spidey film every year

Sony has officially signed director Marc Webb to direct the third film in the Spider-Man reboot and  will work with Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, and Jeff Pinkner, who have already having written a script.

Production may begin as soon as May, ahead of the release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Variety reported the news Feb. 25 noting that Sony is getting more aggressive than fans even knew.

SPE co-chairman Amy Pascal is spinning Spider-Man’s web ever larger, taking a page from Marvel Entertainment’s superhero movie playbook. “We are expanding the ‘Spider-Man’ universe into The Sinister Six and Venom, so that we have ‘Spider-Man’ movies every year,” Pascal says.

This plan will accommodate the recently confirmed Venom and Sinister Six movies, as well as the main strand of Spider-Man stories, with The Amazing Spider-Man 3 expected to be the first release in this new schedule.

Sony detailed the plans and teams back in December.

Sony is fast-tracking a third Smurfs film and is moving ahead with adaptations for the popular Goosebumps series.

Sony recently set release dates for both Spidey 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man 4 for June 2016 and May 2018.

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- Stephen is a contributor and writer on The Dispatch. Stephen is the founder and editor for the Steven Spielberg Fan Club website and contributes to pop culture stories on The Dispatch, especially upcoming movie news. Beginning in 2016, Stephen took the role of Managing Editor for the Tampa Dispatch.

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