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Marc Webb Won’t Be Around for Amazing Spider-Man 4

It seems that Marc Webb doesn’t want to stray from the tried and tested trilogy philosophy, as the director has confirmed that his directorial duties will end with amazing Spider-Man 3, despite the studio admitting that they want to extend the franchise beyond 3 movies. ...

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Felicity Jones to Wear a Costume for Amazing Spider-Man 2

Despite all the teasers and trailers that have been released for the upcoming sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man, there are still a bunch of things that are kept under wraps, particularly with regard to casting. One of the most pervasive rumors is that Felicity Jones will be playing Felicia Hardy in the film. ...

Sony Co-Chair Hints at Future Spin-Off Films for Spider-Man
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Sony Co-Chair Hints at Future Spin-Off Films for Spider-Man

With comic book movie adaptations being the flavor of the month (or decade, considering how long it’s been going on), it’s no surprise that Sony already has two sequels to The Amazing Spider-Man in the pipeline. After all, they probably learned their lesson from Fox’s mistake of letting several of their licenses to Marvel properties lapse. However, what’s interesting is ...

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Amazing Spider-Man 2 Viral Campaign Hints at New Villains

There are currently two commonly used types of viral campaign strategy for movies on the net right now: the first one insults your intelligence, while the second one effectively piques your curiosity and extends the narrative of the film beyond the medium. We’re glad that Sony’s approach with Amazing Spider-Man 2 is the second one. Amazing Spider-Man 2’s most recent piece of ...

Man of Action Studios' Joe Casey, Steven T. Seagle and Duncan Rouleau interviewed at San Diego Comic-Con
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Man of Action Studios: Latest on Ben 10, Ultimate Spider-Man, & Avengers Assemble

ToonBarn was at San Diego Comic-Con on July 21 and stopped by the Man of Action Studios Booth to talk to the creators of Ben 10. These talented writers and animators are also Executive Producers for two shows at Marvel: Avengers Assemble and Ultimate Spider-Man. Joe Kelly, one of the foursome that makes up the founding members of Man of Action Studios, was not present for this interview, but we ...

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Stan Lee Returns to Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man

Iconic comic book creator Stan Lee is pretty much a staple in Marvel’s big screen properties, doing cameos in some of the biggest movie adaptation of the comic book companies’ titles, and in some movies that are only slightly related to the medium (such as a number of Kevin Smith’s films). This August, Stan “The Man” Lee will be reprising yet another of his Marvel ...

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Disney XD Orders 3rd Season of Ultimate Spider-Man

Marvel’s Comic Con slate included the announcement that Disney XD has ordered a third season for their critically acclaimed animated series Ultimate Spider-Man, which focuses on the adventures of the friendly neighborhood wall-crawler and four other teen heroes who have joined S.H.I.E.L.D.’s exclusive superhero training program. The 3rd season of Ultimate Spider-Man is said to feature Iron ...

Ultimate Spider-Man Returns Starts Second Season with Primetime Special
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Ultimate Spider-Man Starts Second Season with Primetime Special

The hit Marvel animated series ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’ will be returning for its second season with a special hour-long primetime premiere special on Monday, January 21 (7 to 8 PM ET/PT) on Disney XD. The two-part premiere episode will herald the debuts of two of Spider-Man’s most iconic villains, the Lizard and Electro. While Spidey and his team – Power Man, Nova, White Tiger, and Iron ...

Man of Action Studios Interview NYCC 2012
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NYCC Interview: Man of Action Studios’ Steven T. Seagle, Duncan Rouleau and Joe Kelly

Man of Action Studios is the bi-coastal production company responsible for such megahits as the Ben 10 empire and Generator Rex on Cartoon Network, Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man for Disney XD, wildly successful video games, toy lines, comic books, graphic novels, stage productions, animation and a slew of upcoming feature films. They serve as front line creators, producers, writers and ...

Spider-Man Beats Batman in China
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Spider-Man Beats Batman in China

In order to put a restriction on the grosses of foreign movies, China Film Group has chosen to open Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man on the same day as Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight Rises last Monday, August 17 in China. While both comic book-based movies fared well on the box office, it is interesting to note that Spider-Man managed to outdo The Dark Knight Rises with its $5.46 million ...

Disney XD's Ultimate Spider-Man Swings to the Top of the Ratings
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Disney XD’s Ultimate Spider-Man Swings to the Top of the Ratings

Disney may have finally found the proverbial goose that lays the golden egg with their acquisition of Marvel. Aside from the massive blockbuster and home video success of the movies, their animated division is also breaking new grounds. The newest one to prove itself is Disney XD’s Ultimate Spider-Man, which became the top rated animated title on the channel, reaching as many as 1.2 ...

Spider-Man Returns for 2nd Season on Disney XD
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Spider-Man Returns for 2nd Season on Disney XD

Marvel’s hit animated series Ultimate Spider-Man will be web-swinging its way back to your TV screens via another season run on Disney XD. The order for the second season of the hit action-adventure toon was announced Disney XD Worldwide VP and general manager David Levine. ...

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