“The Amazing Spider-Man” may have not set any box office record but it still performed very well, while also faring exceptionally with the critics. A sequel has long been confirmed but, until now, director Marc Webb’s return was uncertain.
Columbia Pictures President Doug Belgrad has just confirmed
it: Webb will be back for the sequel, though it’s too early to discuss the threequel as well.
“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,” Belgrad says.
“We can’t wait to share what we have in store for Peter and Spider-Man with audiences worldwide,” he adds.
As we also reported some time back, Webb’s return was unsure but very unlikely because of a previous commitment with Searchlight Fox, which stood great chances of preventing him from doing another project as big as “Spider-Man.”
It turns out that said obstacle has just been overcome.