We all know Spider-Man, right? He’s a guy from Queens named Peter Parker, who got bitten by a radioactive spider and became CEO of a multimillion dollar company. He owns a car that can drive upside down, too. Yep, good ol’ Spidey.
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That is some gorgeous web-swinging, huh?
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Marc Webb made music videos, and then he made 500 Days of Summer, and then he made The Amazing Spider-Man, a reboot of that feature movie franchise. But when Sony Pictures boss Amy Pascal offered him the Spidey gig, he called it "the stupidest idea I ever heard," Webb said today at SXSW in Austin.
You could make a pretty convincing argument that Spider-Man is the only comic book character that makes more and more money the more the people in charge screw things up.
There's a Spider-Man movie reboot coming next summer, with The Social Network's Andrew Garfield wearing the webbed uniform of Marvel Comics' premier character. The Amazing Spider-Man movie will be accompanied by a game of the same name, built by
Montreal's Quebec City's Beenox dev studio. That collective turned out…
When Beenox and Activision revealed the impressive, all-gameplay trailer for the Amazing Spider-Man game, the New York Comic-Con attendees at the Marvel Video Games all reacted enthusiastically. But, during the panel's Q&A session, one fan expressed concern over just how long the tie-in game would be when it comes…