COMIC-CON 2013: Marc Webb Teases the Sinister Six in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 3’

The director cryptically mentions The Gentleman several times in an interview, setting up the possibility of this villainous group.

Marc Webb teases The Gentleman and The Sinister Six in The Amazing Spider-Man 3
Marc Webb teases The Gentleman and The Sinister Six in The Amazing Spider-Man 3
Director Marc Webb was in San Diego yesterday for his upcoming superhero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2, where he teased the possibility of The Sinister Six appearing in The Amazing Spider-Man 3. Sony Pictures confirmed last month that The Amazing Spider-Man 3 is coming in 2016, with The Amazing Spider-Man 4 debuting in 2018. When asked about possible villains for these sequels, the director slyly mentioned The Gentleman.

"What about The Gentleman? Think about the Gentleman. I'm just saying. Put that in your... There's your little tidbit. Think about The Gentleman. I'm just saying, think about The Gentleman."

The Gentleman debuted in the novel Spider-Man: The Gathering of the Sinister Six as an incredibly wealthy man who formed this super-villain group to get revenge on Peter Parker, whose parents were involved in the death of his brother. There were several incarnations of The Sinister Six throughout the years, with villains such as Electro, Doctor Octopus, Kraven the Hunter, Mysterio, Vulture, and Sandman. It is possible also that the director is using The Gentleman as a stand-alone villain.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was released May 2nd, 2014 and stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Colm Feore, Felicity Jones, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field. The film is directed by Marc Webb.

Spider-Man comes to theaters July 28th, 2017. The film is directed by Drew Goddard.

Sources: Crave Online

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Comments (15)

  1. WongFu

    After this film it'll be the Spiderman clone wars mess.

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  2. CBF

    Webb's messing with us.

    2 years agoby @comicbookfanFlag

  3. Josh

    @Sean-Ryan-Culligan Huh? What exactly did I "nay say?"

    2 years agoby @shuabertFlag

  4. ed_wood

    Ok, that's a cool idea.

    2 years agoby @ed-woodFlag

  5. Sean Ryan Culligan

    To all of you nay sayers @Kill-Bill and @shuabert
    I might not of been 100% correct, but I called it and you guys can go suck an egg!
    I said 7 months ago that the Sinister Six would be the perfect plot with the King Pin financing them. Of course now with DD going back to Marvel, the King Pin is more of a DD villain than Spider-Man making a cross over less likely, but still.... I called it.

    2 years agoby @Sean-Ryan-CulliganFlag

  6. Nick C.

    The Gentleman, huh? Is that who visited Dr. Conners at the end of 1? Or am I mistaken?

    2 years agoby @knightmare90Flag

  7. ChiRep_1

    So much potential with so many characters to juggle, if Marc Webb pulls this off he deserves Joss Whedon-level praise.. Can't fkn wait!!

    2 years agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  8. WongFu

    They better start having cross overs with DD and F4 soon, since King Pin is a thorn in their butts.

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  9. WongFu

    If they really want to do it this way, then start writing it while 2 is being made. So when 3 goes into production, it'll be time to write the fourth outing.
    I better watch Amazing for the next two weeks.

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  10. Superman81

    Sinister 6 would be bad ass! Maybe there is hope for this Spider Man franchise

    2 years agoby @superman81Flag

  11. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    There goes the surprise

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  12. Monkeyiron 2.0

    @ghostman damn that is cool

    2 years agoby @monkeyiron2-0Flag

  13. Ghostman

    Would be a nice way to set up the fourth film. Have the 3rd movie build up to Sinister Six and have them as the main villains in the grand finale of The Amazing Spider-Man 4.

    2 years agoby @ghostmanFlag

  14. Brizzy

    Mother of god.. That would be incredible...

    2 years agoby @BrizzyFlag

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