Sony must have liked Marc Webb’s abilities to helm The Amazing Spider-Man — and why wouldn’t they? Webb lead the movie to a $751 million worldwide box office haul, which is probably why he’s now directing The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
“We could not be more confident in the direction we are taking this new Spider-Man storyline and we are tremendously excited to be ramping up production again with Marc at the helm and Andrew continuing on as Peter Parker,” said Belgrad, who made the announcement along with production prexy Hannah Minghella. “We can’t wait to share what we have in store for Peter and Spider-Man with audiences worldwide.”
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is being written by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, and Jeff Pinkner, based on a previous draft by James Vanderbilt.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is set to arrive in theaters on May 02, 2014.