The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is an upcoming American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, directed by Marc Webb and released by Columbia Pictures. It is a sequel to the 2012 film The Amazing Spider-Man and was announced in 2011. The studio hired James Vanderbilt to write the screenplay and Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci to re-write it. Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan,Paul Giamatti, Denis Leary, Colm Feore, Chris Cooper, Sally Field, Chris Zylka, Marton Csokas, and Felicity Jones are set to star.
Development of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 began after the success of The Amazing Spider-Man. DeHann, Giamatti, Jones, and Cooper were cast between December 2012 and January 2013. Filming took place in New York from February to June 2013. The film is scheduled to be released in 2D and 3D on May 2, 2014.
Peter Parker continues to adjust to his crime fighting life as Spider-Man and relationship with Gwen Stacy while dealing with new enemies, the return of Harry Osborn, and discovering more about his past