Before being given the role of Betty Brant in the Sam Raimi Spider-Man movies, Elizabeth Banks also auditioned to play Mary Jane Watson, Spidey's main love interest. Here's the reason she didn't get the role, according to her.
28-year-old Banks, was deemed too old for the role of Mary-Jane Watson in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man films, a role that went to 20-year-old Kirsten Dunst instead.
When Sony was attempting to launch a Spider-Man series with Sam Raimi at the helm, the studio tapped two-time Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe to play the legendary Norman Osborn (and his costumed alter ego, the Green Goblin). Now DC and Warner Bros. have come calling, but they aren't leaning on Dafoe...
Sam Raimi’s Army of Darkness is one of the most important “gateway” horror films, which opened the door for many of us into the genre. In fact, I often see people mention that they saw Army before they even knew The Evil Dead or its sequel existed. No matter what order you experienced Sam Raimi’s […]
The Story So Far: We start off with a flashback all the way to 1881 (we know this because the lettering that told us it was 1881 took up the entire screen and almost made me think I was watching...
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After delivering two great Spider-Man films back-to-back (and almost singlehandedly launching a new era of superhero franchises), Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 3 left fans and critics feeling a bit disappointed. With one too many villains,Show More Summary
Storyboards surface years after Sony cancelled the blockbuster series.
Jonathan Burdett of Films&Stuff has created “Spider-Man 2: Marvel At Its Best,” a video where he explores how director Sam Raimi blended comedy, action, and drama into the 2004 superhero film Spider-Man 2. While we indulge ourselves with the recent superhero summer blockbusters, I think it would be good to explore the best film of […]
In the days before we were rebooting superhero movies every seven and a half months, Tobey Maguire was Spider-Man, and Sam Raimi was the mercurial creative force pulling the strings (or, uh, webs). The team made one really good movie and one really, really good movie before stumbling hard with a franchise-killing third movie. Show More Summary
Sam Raimi‘s Spider-Man 4 is one of my all-time favorite “What If?” movies. I’m in the small fan club of weirdos and losers that enjoys the heck out of the completely batty and bonkers Spider-Man 3, but it’s no secret that Raimi was dissatisfied with how that film turned out. Show More Summary
In concept art from Jeffrey Henderson, Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man 4" featured the Vulture as a primary antagonist and Mysterio as a minor villain.
Sam Raimi was close to making a fourth Spider-Man film, something I remember getting excited about before it was revealed that the plans had been scrapped. It turns out that a lot of cool and interesting ideas were going to be used for the fourth adventure, and some new villains were also getting ready to make their silver screen debut. Show More Summary
Artist Jeffrey Henderson shares art from the canceled Spider-Man 4 planned by Sam Raimi, which features villains Vulture and Mysterio.
Before Andrew Garfield and before Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire and Sam Raimi were going to make a fourth Spider-Man movie. For lots of rumored reasons, it never happened. Work on the film did take place, though—and now some awesome storyboards have hit the internet. Read more...
Sam Raimi's quintessential films "Evil Dead," "Evil Dead 2," and "The Army of Darkness" are a trio of madness. They're fast-paced, very silly, ultra-violent, ultra-gory, and — most of all — unique. These are films that know what they're about. Show More Summary
Tobey Maguire had three outings as Peter Parker / Spider-Man under Sam Raimi, and that torch has since been passed along to Andrew Garfield and now Tom Holland. Earlier this week, Maguire passed along his praise in an entertaining way. More »
Tobey Maguire had three outings as Peter Parker / Spider-Man under Sam Raimi, and that torch has since been passed along to Andrew Garfield and now Tom Holland. Earlier this week, Maguire passed along his praise in an entertaining way. Read more...
Joe Manganiello, the actor best known for his roles in Magic Mike, Sabotage, and Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy, is working on a movie about the the Smiths, with Morrissey's approval. It's titled Shoplifters of the World and takes as...Show More Summary
The success of Bryan Singer’s first X-Men film in 2000 arguably kicked off the modern era of superhero filmmaking, followed as it was by Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy, Singer’s own X2 and the beginning of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with 2008’s Iron Man. Show More Summary