The comic book adaptation, focusing on an 'untold story', shows a different side of teenager 'Peter Parker'.
Parker, a gifted science high school student, was bitten by a radioactive spider, giving him superhuman abilities and superhuman problems.
"The Amazing Spider-Man" stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen and Sally Field. Directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay by James Vanderbilt, "The Amazing Spider-Man" is based on the Marvel Comics character created by writer Stan Lee and illustrator Steve Ditko.
Producers of the new film are Laura Ziskin, Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach, in association with Marvel Entertainment for Columbia Pictures.
"...'The Amazing Spider-Man' is the story of 'Peter Parker' (Garfield), an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his 'Uncle Ben' (Sheen) and 'Aunt May' (Field). Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today.
"Peter is also finding his way with his first high school crush, 'Gwen Stacy' (Stone), and together, they struggle with love, commitment, and secrets. "Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, beginning a quest to understand his parents’ disappearance – leading him directly to 'Oscorp' and the lab of 'Dr. Curt Connors' (Ifans), his father’s former partner. "As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors’ alter-ego, 'The Lizard', Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero..." Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "The Amazing Spider-Man"...