R.I.P. J. Michael Riva

By | Thursday June 7, 2012 @ 9:09pm PDT


Production designer J. Michael Riva, whose most recent work includes Quentin Tarantino’s currently filming Django Unchained and Sony’s franchise reboot The Amazing Spider-Man, has died. Riva was 63. A Sony spokesman said … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’

By | Thursday May 3, 2012 @ 4:05pm PDT

Sony just released a new trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man. Here you go:

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Sony Presents Slick Product Reel: CinemaCon

By | Thursday April 26, 2012 @ 9:42am PDT
Pete Hammond

Wednesday night was Sony‘s night to shine at CinemaCon in Las Vegas as they became the first major studio to simply present a straight and slickly produced product reel rather than a more elaborate dog and pony show in which … Read More »

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Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci Re-Writing Sequel To ‘Amazing Spider-Man’

By | Tuesday April 24, 2012 @ 11:24am PDT
Mike Fleming

Amazing Spider-Man Roberto Orci Alex KurtzmanBREAKING: Star Trek scribes Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have been tapped by Sony Pictures to rewrite the script for the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man, the 3D Marc Webb-directed film that introduces Andrew Garfield as the webslinger and Emma Stone as his love interest Gwen Stacy. Sony releases the franchise relaunch July 3. The first draft was done by Amazing Spider-Man scribe James Vanderbilt. Sony has tentatively scheduled production for the first quarter of 2013.

Alex Kurtzman Roberto Orci Spider-ManKurtzman & Orci are no strangers to event-sized movies. Aside from Star Trek and the upcoming sequel, which they wrote along with Damon Lindelof, their credits include two Transformers films and Mission: Impossible III. They are repped by CAA and attorney Michael Gendler. The duo will receive exec producer credits on the Spider-Man sequel, which is produced by Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and the late Laura Ziskin. Read More »

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International Trailer: ‘Amazing Spider-Man’

By | Sunday April 15, 2012 @ 11:43am PDT

A slightly longer international (Japan) version of Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man has surfaced, and it reveals a little more than versions that preceded it.

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HOT TRAILER: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ 3D

By | Tuesday February 7, 2012 @ 12:10am PST

‘Spider-Man’ Sneaks Include New Trailer To Debut Online Tonight

Sony Pictures just launched The Amazing Spider-Man 3D trailer online after an entire day of sneaks in theaters around the world. The new eight minutes of raw Spider-Man footage attracted big crowds in the 13 cities where it debuted (NYC, LA, Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Mexico City, Moscow, Rio, … Read More »

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UPDATE: ‘Spider-Man’ Sneaks Include New Trailer To Debut Online Tonight

By | Monday February 6, 2012 @ 12:30pm PST

HOT TRAILER: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ 3D
New ‘Spider-Man’ Footage To Screen In Global Sneak Peeks Feb. 6

PHOTOS: Fans in Madrid (above), New York (bottom left) and Los Angeles

UPDATE, 1:30 PM: Sony showed off a new trailer … Read More »

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New ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Footage To Screen In Global Sneak Peeks Feb. 6

The international press conference roll out for Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man began in Japan earlier this month. Then last week, an official synopsis hit the internet. Now, Sony is pulling Peter Parker fans further into its web with sneak … Read More »

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‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ And ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Release New Movie Posters

By | Saturday December 10, 2011 @ 8:20pm PST

New posters for The Amazing Spider-Man and The Dark Knight Rises appeared within 24 hours of each other Friday and Saturday. With the clock running out on 2011 Sony and Warner Bros aren’t wasting time looking back. It’s all about … Read More »

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Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield Hype Spidey

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Andrew Garfield’s Touching Comic-Con Spidey-Speech

By | Monday July 25, 2011 @ 1:10pm PDT
Mike Fleming

‘Spider-Man’ Villain Revealed At The Con! New Clips, Plus Andrew Garfield Surprise
There’s footage circulating online of Andrew Garfield’s surprise Comic-Con appearance to introduce The Amazing Spider-Man. Even though Garfield is going to be 28 in August, doesn’t he look like every young kid who’s ever knocked on your door … Read More »

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2011 Comic-Con: Which Film Will Deliver?

Deadline Comic-Con film correspondent Luke Y Thompson files:

If Comic-Cons can be said to have a theme, this year’s which began Wednesday is “free-for-all.” Usually, there is one property that is expected to dominate (IRON MAN and TRON LEGACY have been there, done … Read More »

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Sony’s Columbia Skeds Summer 2012 Slate: ‘I Hate You, Dad’ 6/22; ‘Here Comes The Boom’ 7/27; ‘Total Recall’ Reboot 8/3

Mike Fleming has already scooped extensively on all these movies. Here’s the Sony news release with Summer 2012 dates:

CULVER CITY, Calif., February 25, 2011 – Summer 2012 is heating up for moviegoers as Columbia Pictures adds three highly anticipated films to

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Sony Titles Pic ‘The Amazing Spider-Man,’ Issues First Shot Of Andrew Garfield As Webslinger

Mike Fleming

CULVER CITY, Calif., February 14, 2011 – Columbia Pictures announced today that the title of the next Spider-Man film will be The Amazing Spider-Man.The studio simultaneously released a photo of Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man, the first shot of Garfield

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