Amazing Spider-Man writer hired on for sequel

They must have liked it.

According to The Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision Blog, the screenwriter behind the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man, James Vanderbilt (Zodiac) has been hired on to pen the sequel. He met with executives on the 23rd, and has been given the go ahead to begin writing.

Vanderbilt was brought on before Sam Raimi left the franchise, bringing to the table a character focused script after the, um, interesting special effects driven Spider-Man 3. When Raimi and Tobey Maguire left, he was kept on to help reboot the series.

The Amazing Spider-Man opens July 3, 2012.

Posted on March 26, 2011 at 22:37 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink
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