'Amazing Spider-Man' Sequel Gets Writers
Sony Pictures has tapped Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci to work on the screenplay for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," which they will also exec produce. James Vanderbilt wrote the first draft of the script.
"The Amazing Spider-Man" is set to open on July 3, while its sequel is skedded for May 2, 2014. Production on the sequel is tentatively skedded to start in the first quarter of 2013.
"Alex and Bob have a unique ability to write great characters and spectacular action that makes them pitch perfect for 'Spider-Man,' " said producer Matt Tolmach. "They have an exciting take on the franchise."