Marc Webb Talks Cancelled The Amazing Spider-Man 3 & Sinister Six
The director talks about what could've been in the Spidey series!
Director Reveals Details Of Amazing Spider-Man 3 & Sinister Six!
In a recent interview, director Marc Webb was asked what would have happened in the planned Sinister Six film which was going to follow a group of Spidey villains, and Webb told Den of Geek, “Yeah, we were talking about the Sinister Six. They were going to make a Sinister Six movie before we did the third on. Chris Cooper was going to come back and play the Goblin. We were going to freeze his head, and then he was going to be brought back to life. And then there was that character called The Gentleman. We had some notions about how to do it, but I think maybe we were thinking too far ahead when we started building in those things. But it was a fun exercise. I look back very fondly on those days.”
Regarding The Amazing Spider-Man 3, Webb told them that Green Goblin would have been the primary antagonist of the film saying, “Well, that was going to be the main villain. He was going to come out and lead the Sinister Six. We had talked about Vulture a little bit too, actually.” There were teases of both Vulture and Doctor Octopus at the end of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and Vulture of course ended up being the main villain in this year's Spider-Man: Homecoming as played by Michael Keaton. It's fun to think of what could have been, but most would agree that the Spider-Verse is in good hands at Marvel Studios, and, who knows, maybe one day we will get a Sinister Six movie and a new Spider-Man film with Green Goblin as the main villain.
The Amazing Spider-Man & The Amazing Spider-Man 2 were directed by Marc Webb, written by James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent, Steve Kloves, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, and Jeff Pinkner and starred Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Sally Field, Martin Sheen, Denis Leary, Rhys Ifans, Jamie Foxx, Paul Giamatti, Colm Feore, Felicity Jones, Dane DeHaan, and Chris Cooper. When an outcast teen is bitten by a mutated spider, he gains the abilities of the arachnid and becomes a superhero known as Spider-Man and uses his powers to defend New York City and those he loves while trying to uncover the mystery of his parents disappearance. The movies are now available on Blu-ray.