PRN: Sony Pictures Debuts "The Amazing Spider-Man™" Trailer by Bringing it Directly to The Fans in Coordinated Events in 13 Cities Worldwide
Sony Pictures Debuts "The Amazing Spider-Manâ_ " Trailer by Bringing it Directly to The Fans in Coordinated Events in 13 Cities Worldwide [06-February-2012] CULVER CITY, California, February 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Entertainment today unveiled an extended look at the upcoming movie The Amazing Spider-Man™ by bringing it directly to the fans in 13 cities around the world in anticipation of the launch of the film's new trailer online tomorrow beginning at 3 AM EST / 12 AM PST, it was announced today by Marc Weinstock, president, Worldwide Marketing for Sony Pictures.
Sony Pictures Debuts "The Amazing Spider-Manâ¢" Trailer by Bringing it Directly to The Fans in Coordinated Events in 13 Cities Worldwide
CULVER CITY, California, February 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Sony Pictures Entertainment today unveiled an extended look at the upcoming movie The Amazing Spider-Man™ by bringing it directly to the fans in 13 cities around the world in anticipation of the launch of the film's new trailer online tomorrow beginning at 3 AM EST / 12 AM PST, it was announced today by Marc Weinstock, president, Worldwide Marketing for Sony Pictures. The Amazing Spider-Man will be released in theaters nationwide on July 3, 2012.
With Andrew Garfield (Peter Parker/Spider-Man) in New York, director Marc Webb in Los Angeles, Rhys Ifans (Dr. Curt Connors) in London, and Emma Stone (Gwen Stacy) along with producers Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach in Rio de Janeiro, the filmmakers and lead cast came together via satellite to answer questions and show the fans the 2 1/2-minute trailer as well as a special extended sneak preview of the film. In addition to LA, New York, London, and Rio, audiences gathered in Mexico City, Berlin, Rome, Madrid, Paris, Moscow, Tokyo, Seoul, and Sydney to see the filmmakers' presentation as well as the footage and trailer. The new trailer will be available online tomorrow, beginning at 3 AM EST / 12 AM PST, at http://www.TheAmazingSpiderMan.com. Fans can also follow the action on Twitter @SpiderManMovie and include hashtag #AmazingSpiderMan. The trailer debuts in theaters this weekend.
Commenting on the announcement, Weinstock said, "As we were looking to debut the next trailer, it was important to us to share it with some of our most dedicated fans first. We're thrilled that we were also able to bring our cast and filmmakers together with moviegoers from all over the world to premiere the trailer and give them a special sneak peek at some extended footage."
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One of the world's most popular characters is back on the big screen as a new chapter in the Spider-Man legacy is revealed in The Amazing Spider-Man. Focusing on an untold story that tells a different side of the Peter Parker story, the new film stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, Irrfan Khan, with Martin Sheen and Sally Field. The film is directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay written by James Vanderbilt, based on the Marvel Comic Book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Laura Ziskin, Avi Arad, and Matt Tolmach are producing the film in association with Marvel Enter! tainment for Columbia Pictures, which will open in theaters everywhere in 3D on July 3, 2012.
TheÂ Amazing Spider-Man is the story of Peter Parker (Garfield), an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben (Sheen) and Aunt May (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 (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 (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.
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