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‘Spider-Man’ Director Marc Webb Feels a ‘Responsiblity to Reinvent’ The Hero

Hero Complex says:

The Columbia Pictures film “The Amazing Spider-Man” reaches theaters on July 3, 2012, with a lot of history to live up to — the trilogy of Spider-Man movies directed by Sam Raimi brought in close to $3.5 billion in worldwide box office and keyed billions more in home video, toys, licensing and video games. No one is more aware of that than Marc Webb, the 36-year-old music-video veteran who made his feature directorial debut with “(500) Days of Summer” in 2009 and was the surprise choice to direct this start-from-scratch version of the hero with new star Andrew Garfield. Webb and Garfield begin their conversation with fans on Friday at Comic-Con International, and the filmmaker spoke with our Geoff Boucher about the high stakes.

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Soldierone1971d ago

I dont get it. One interview he wants it close to the comics and inspiration from the previous films, with deep emotion. The next its an entire new thing...lol

Quagmire1970d ago

"With great power comes great responsibility"