Although Warner Bros. will own the hype this weekend for their 2012 blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises, and the trailer attached to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Sony is prepping for next weekend with the first trailer for their 2012 tentpole as the first trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man, running 2 minutes and 30 seconds, will be attached to Captain America: The First Avenger.
Entertainment Weekly also has brand new images and info on the superhero film starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone. The confirm that Rhys Ifans will playing The Lizard, something we pretty much knew all along. They also have this quote below:
“Four years after Spider-Man 3, starring Tobey Maguire, The Amazing Spider-Man promises to be a “more contemporary,” “more gritty,” and “more character-driven” look at the comic book hero. He’s a hero the 27-year-old Garfield knows well. Growing up, “I related to Peter Parker [Spidey’s alter ego] so much because I felt like someone else inside,” he says. “I loved the comic books and the animated TV series and I even dressed up as Spider-Man as a kid.”
Director Marc Webb, who is making this big blockbuster his sophomore effort added: “Ultimately what this movie is about is a kid who grows up looking for his father and finds himself. And that’s a Spider-Man story we haven’t seen before.” Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen, and Sally Field all co-star in the film and you can see the images and scans below courtesy of iFanboy via thefilmstage.