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New Amazing Spider-Man Poster Shines the Spotlight on Romance

Columbia Pictures at last brings Emma Stone’s Gwen Stacy into frame in the latest poster for The Amazing Spider-Man, which plays up the romance element of director Marc Webb’s franchise reboot.

The Amazing Spider-Man is the story of Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben (Martin Sheen) and Aunt May (Sally Field). Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. Peter is also finding his way with his first high school crush, Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), and together, they struggle with love, commitment and secrets. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents’ disappearance — leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors (Rhys Ifans), his father’s former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors’ alter-ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero.

Directed by Marc Webb, the film also stars Irrfan Khan, Denis Leary, Chris Zylka, Campbell Scott, C. Thomas Howell, Embeth Davidtz and Annie Parisse. The Amazing Spider-Man opens July 3.


  • Dkharris74

    Why not just have Drew Struzan paint one

  • sephy

    I just wish they’d stop making posters that look too similar to the Raimi posters. Instead of an orange background, its blue, how different. 

  • Cobbsps11

    Wow, you sure live up to your name, except without a point. -_-
    How about this: like it for what it is, since it’s a poster.

  • Bret

    Well, her eyes not even looking at his was the first thing I noticed too. What does it being “a poster” have to do with allowing that flaw? I think you proved his points in fact. A poster is something a lot of fans collect and hang on their wall. This would be one I pass up simply because of that mistake.