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The Amazing Spider Man - Sony Execs Not Happy ?


 The Amazing Spider Man - Sony Execs Not Happy ?
topic by bigscore - 04-26-2012, 11:15 PM - Boxden > The TV and Movie Spot


The website Badass Digest is reporting that they have heard rumblings that Sony executives are less than thrilled with Marc Webb's upcoming superhero film, The Amazing Spider-Man.
nailbiter111 - 4/26/2012



"Take this with a grain of salt, but Devin Faraci of Badass Digest has returned from Las Vegas where he was covering CinemaCon, and has reported that while he was there he heard that there were Sony executives that loathed the new Spider-Man film.

I'm back from Vegas! All that travel means I'm a bit behind on some news, so while this happened yesterday I wanted to bring it up today...

Sony is looking at The Amazing Spider-Man as an investment. I've heard some really mixed things about the movie - much of which originates from INSIDE Sony - but no matter how the film does (unless the film is an unmitigated disaster, and that won't happen with a property like this), they're coming back for a sequel.

We'll see if The Amazing Spider-Man is as troubled as I've heard (the stories that come to me are that the execs hate it, and you can never tell when the execs are right or when they're stupid, stupid suits). "

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31 comments for "The Amazing Spider Man - Sony Execs Not Happy ?"


 04-26-2012, 11:20 PMaway - #2
Young_ 244 heat pts244

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man if this movie turns out to be bad I'm gonna lmfao
 04-26-2012, 11:21 PMaway - #3
LowaEastSide5 127 heat pts127

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heard it was blah too
 04-26-2012, 11:49 PMaway - #4
Agentzer0oo0 132 heat pts132

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They better be saying that cuz they love that Toby Maguire crap....

I've defended this movie way too much & been too excited for this film for me to be disappointed.
 04-27-2012, 08:59 AMonline - #5
Arson 82 heat pts82

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A Sony exec doesn't like it? Great ####in news, must be awesome
 04-27-2012, 09:45 AMaway - #6
TH35 73 heat pts73

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Originally Posted by SLIM
man if this movie turns out to be bad I'm gonna lmfao
Even if its bad it'll still make a lot of money.
 04-27-2012, 10:15 AMaway - #7
MosDefinition 9 heat pts

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maybe if sony didnt ruin spiderman 3 we wouldnt have this problem

im still trying to figure out how the original villain for spiderman 3 was lizard but they hated his so they made them put venom in it

so what do they do the reboot the franchise but the villain is the guy you didnt want in spiderman 3
 04-27-2012, 10:19 AMonline - #8
Arson 82 heat pts82

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Originally Posted by MosDefinition
maybe if sony didnt ruin spiderman 3 we wouldnt have this problem

im still trying to figure out how the original villain for spiderman 3 was lizard but they hated his so they made them put venom in it

so what do they do the reboot the franchise but the villain is the guy you didnt want in spiderman 3
Venom was in the movie because the fans kept asking for him so Sony forced Raimi to put venom in
 04-27-2012, 02:44 PMaway - #9
Playa 68 heat pts68

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They coulda went harder with Venom. He wasn't big enough.

Reboots are a headache for me.
 04-27-2012, 02:47 PMaway - #10
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Originally Posted by Arson
Venom was in the movie because the fans kept asking for him so Sony forced Raimi to put venom in


They could have put Eddie Brock/Venom in there without downplaying Venom. They didn't do him justice. Its not the fans fault, Sony is just money hungry & don't know wtf they're doing.

I wouldn't have minded if they introduced Eddie Brock, developed the animosity between him & Parker, and introduced the symbiote in a dope way late in the movie WHILE Spidey was handling Sandman & New Goblin. And then leave Venom as a cliffhanger for the 4th movie.

But in Spiderman 3, they had Venom doing 3rd string villain work & they even k!lled him at that.

Venom and the whole Black costume symbiote story arc is its own 2 hour movie.
 04-27-2012, 02:48 PMaway - #11
AnyGiven 39 heat pts39

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Not gonna lie I hope this movie fails. Messed up a great franchise for this
 04-27-2012, 02:50 PMaway - #12
AnyGiven 39 heat pts39

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Originally Posted by One-O-One
They could have put Eddie Brock/Venom in there without downplaying Venom. They didn't do him justice. Its not the fans fault, Sony is just money hungry & don't know wtf they're doing.

I wouldn't have minded if they introduced Eddie Brock, developed the animosity between him & Parker, and introduced the symbiote in a dope way late in the movie WHILE Spidey was handling Sandman & New Goblin. And then leave Venom as a cliffhanger for the 4th movie.

But in Spiderman 3, they had Venom doing 3rd string villain work & they even k!lled him at that.

Venom and the whole Black costume symbiote story arc is its own 2 hour movie.
Blame goes to the fans and Sony.
 04-27-2012, 02:51 PMaway - #13
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They're ruining my childhood hero,

I wish Disney can get the rights, #### Sony
 04-27-2012, 03:59 PMaway - #14
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Originally Posted by AnyGiven
Blame goes to the fans and Sony.


Of course we want Venom. But we didn't put a gun to Sony's head & say, "Give us Venom or we wont see Spiderman 3". Sony just got antsy at the $$$ they could make and shot their load too soon.

The fans also highly anticipated an Avengers movie as soon as Ironman 1 dropped, but Marvel Studios waited until it was logical to do so. And now look at the payoff.
 04-27-2012, 04:15 PMaway - #15
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Originally Posted by AnyGiven
Blame goes to the fans and Sony.
The blame goes to the director who hated venom, but was force to add him.
 04-27-2012, 04:45 PMonline - #16
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they coulda set Venom up perfect for Spiderman 4 if they ended 3 with the Brock changing scene and Venom jumping at the screen as the final shot
 04-27-2012, 04:47 PMaway - #17
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Didn,t need to reboot even though Spidey 3 sucked.
 04-27-2012, 04:54 PMaway - #18
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im already planning on skipping the upcoming spiderman movie... horrible cast
 04-27-2012, 05:02 PMaway - #19
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all they had to do was watch that fox cartoon animated version.... take the brock and peter plot all the way to bring in shocker and the insidious six...
 04-27-2012, 05:13 PMaway - #20
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