If there was any doubt whether Sony would keep the Spider-Man franchise within its grip, that question was answered today with the announcement of The Amazing Spider-Man 3 & 4 release dates. Jumping in the wake Man of Steel is leaving with its $125 million + opening week revenue, webslinger flicks are guaranteed through 2018, Jeff Blake, Sony’s Chairman of Worldwide Marketing and Distribution said, “Spider-Man is our most important, most successful, and most beloved franchise, so we’re thrilled that we are in a position to lock in these prime release dates over the next five years.”
Amazing Spider-Man 2, directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, and Paul Giamatti, is scheduled for release on May 2nd, 2014.
Amazing Spider-Man 3 will be released on June 10th, 2016.
Amazing Spider-Man 4 will be released on May 4th, 2018.