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The Amazing Spider-Man 3 and 4 get US release dates

The Amazing Spider-Man

Story by Jack Foley

RELEASE dates have been set for the third and fourth Amazing Spider-Man films.

The sequels will hit US cinemas on June 10, 2016, and May 4, 2018, respectively, Sony has revealed.

The news comes even before The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has opened in cinemas and underlines the importance of the franchise to Sony.

Jeff Blake, Sony Pictures vice chairman, commented: “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.”

The Amazing-Spider Man 2, which sees Andrew Garfield reprise the role of Peter Parker, is currently in production in New York and has a US release date of May 2, 2014.

Directed once again by Marc Webb, it is based on a revised screenplay by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Jeff Pinkner.

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