Marc Webb's Amazing Spider Man was a hit franchise. Here's a look at what the Andrew Garfield-Emma Stone starrer is all about.
The reboot of the Spider-Man franchise is an original story, explaining how the teenage Peter Parker came to discover his destiny as Spider-Man.
Andrew Garfield plays Peter Parker/Spider Man.
Peter Parker also gets a new love interest named Gwen Stacy, who essentially takes the romance duties from Mary Jane Watson in the previous films.
Emma Stone plays Gwen Stacy in the film.
The film also stars Martin Sheen (Ben Parker) and Sally Fields (May Parker) as Parker's aunt and uncle.
Rhys Ifans plays the villain Lizard/Dr. Curt Connors, a mad scientist and former colleague of Peter's father.
When Peter finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared, his quest leads him to the laboratory and soon he discovers ...
Unlike the previous versions, this Peter Parker looks more the rebel than the bullied.
Andrew Garfield was reportedly rather intimidated by the role of the crawling vigilante.
The much-anticipated Amazing Spider-Man aims to end Madagascar 3's three-week reign at the box office, with its release in select international markets this weekend.
Spider-Man premiered in Japan June 23 and rolls out in Germany, the Netherlands, Russia, India, Hong Kong and other Asian markets, including Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam, on June 28-30.
With the Madagascar sequel holding the No. 1 spot in 30 countries, it grossed $30 million internationally in the last round, an amount that could be beaten by the new Spider-Man.
The reboot of the superhero adventure, starring Andrew Garfield (The Social Network) and Emma Stone (The Help), will open worldwide the following week, July 3-6, when it is expected to be a hit around the world.
The buzz began in Manhattan with Mayor Bloomberg declaring it Spider-Man Week in New York City, but this weekend cinemas in North America will look for Magic Mike, Steven Soderbergh's male stripper film starring Channing Tatum, to try stealing the show from the animated Brave.
Mike looks poised to win, grabbing 53% of ticket sales, according to Fandango, the online movie retailer. But families could help keep Brave at No. 1, according to BoxOffice.com.