Entertainment NewsAndrew Garfield's 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Not Doing Well on Its Rerelease

Andrew Garfield’s ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Not Doing Well on Its Rerelease


Key Takeaways:

– ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2', starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, earns the lowest opening out of any Spider-Man rerelease
– The franchise, while popular, did not meet 's expectations
– Director Marc Webb had plans for additional sequels that were never realized
– A potential sequel may have been permanently shelved due to the underperformance of the rerelease.

A Not-So ‘Amazing' Rerelease

Despite the initial buzz, the rerelease of Andrew Garfield's ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2' recently flopped in theaters. Even though the original amassed $709 million at the box office, the franchise failed to meet Sony's lofty expectations which resulted in the shelving of a third installment.

While the rerelease brought in far less than expected, it hasn't diminished the dedicated fanbase that still stays hopeful for the franchise. This following saw a revival when Andrew Garfield donned the iconic spider suit once more in Tom Holland's ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home', where he shared the screen with fellow Spidey- Tobey Maguire.

The Intentions behind the Sequels

Director Marc Webb had foundational plans for future sequels, which sadly never came to fruition. In a conversation with Collider, Webb revealed his vision for an autonomous cinematic universe that could not only stand on its own for a single movie but could accommodate and anticipate future storylines.

The critic were also less than stellar, with a lukewarm score of 51% on but Garfield's interpretation of Spider-Man and his unique narrative arc still resonated with some .

Mixed Reactions over the Rerelease

The rerelease was intended to make a splash but it fell short by collecting only $500,000 on opening. These figures sparked a surge of mixed reactions from fans who were taken aback by the lackluster performance.

Fans took to to express their opinions, with many voicing their surprise and others sharing their personal love for the movie. Some believed that the hype was only an online phenomena, while others were left to ponder if the Jon Watts trilogy could fare better than the Raimi's , given TASM's underperformance.

Future Prospects for the Franchise

After receiving a warm reception in ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home', fans had high expectations for a potential Garfield-led Spider-Man return. However, with the disappointing rerelease performance and seemingly no updates from Sony, the dream of a sequel appears sealed for eternity.

Despite these hurdles, ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2' remains accessible to fans for streaming on multiple platforms including , Disney+, Apple TV+, Fobo TV, , and FX Now. Will the loyal fanbase be enough to reignite the franchise's future? Only time will tell.

Megan Dianehttps://www.projectcasting.com
Hi, I'm Megan Browne, the Head of Partnerships at Project Casting - a job board for the entertainment industry. As Head of Partnerships, I help businesses find the best talent for their influencer campaigns, photo shoots, and film productions. Creating these partnerships has enabled me to help businesses scale and reach their true potential. I'm excited to continue driving growth by connecting people with projects they're passionate about.


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