The Amazing Spider-Man To Be Made Into Trilogy
The film’s impressive business at the box office was enough to prompt Sony to announce there would be at least two more films...
While news of a sequel has already been confirmed, Sony made the recent announcement via their Facebook Page that their superhero reboot, The Amazing Spider-Man, will be the first of a trilogy after Marc Webb's film did huge business - breaking opening day records in the US - when it slinged its way into cinemas last week.
It looks like it's heading in the same way as Sam Raimi's also hugely successful franchise, which spawned three films before Sony decided that instead of pursuing a fourth film, they'd re-jig the whole series and start over.
It has already been announced that Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have been tapped to oversee a second draft on the sequel, taking over an already-completed script from the first film's writer, Zodiac scribe James Vanderbilt. It seems that with the choice of these scribes - whose screenwriting credits include Mission: Impossible III, Transformers, and Star Trek - Sony firmly has their eyes on a guaranteed, money-making franchise.
The Amazing Spider-Man's director, Marc Webb, has not confirmed whether he will be on board for the follow-up.