'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Starts Shooting in New York City This February

This Marvel superhero sequel has issued a casting call for a shoot that runs from February 12th to February 26th.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will begin production in New York City next month
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will begin production in New York City next month
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has taken to a more covert method of casting, after a report in December revealed the secretive working title was London Calling. A casting call was issued by Grant Wilfey Casting for the Untitled Columbia Pictures Project, which is believed to be the new working title for this superhero sequel. The notice also reveals that production will take place in New York City from February 12 to February 26. Take a look at the casting call, which is looking for thin caucasian or Latino boys, between the ages of 9 and 18.

"Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking the following for the feature film Untitled Columbia Pictures Project: Caucasian or Latino boys, 10-16 years old, very thin, with medium or olive complexion, and dark hair. Caucasian boys, ages 9-18, very, very skinny with visible ribs, and flexible with gymnastic or contortionist ability. Email a recent picture and contact info to ucp@gwcnyc.com. Write the role for which you are submitting in the subject line of your email."

It isn't known where exactly in New York City director Marc Webb's superhero sequel will be shooting. Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are returning as Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy, with new additions such as Dane DeHaan (Harry Osborn), Shailene Woodley (Mary-Jane Watson), Jamie Foxx (Electro), and Paul Giamatti (The Rhino) joining the cast.

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.

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Comments (38)

  1. Aaron Robert Miclat

    The Amazing Spider-Man 4.2 2012.2014

    1 year agoby @Aaron-Robert-MiclatFlag

  2. larmindy

    Shooting locations and dates would have been nice...I will be in NYC with the family during Feb school vacation....ah well time to hit FB to see if this is legit

    1 year agoby @larmindyFlag

  3. Corey W.

    It isn't even confirmed that Giamatti has joined the cast, nor has it been confirmed he's playing Rhino.

    1 year agoby @coreyFlag

  4. Nicholaus XX

    @ejk1 -- Kind of an odd reason to be called a douche, but I guess.

    1 year agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  5. ejk1

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Read it once, then read it again. I don't think it had as much to do with the age thing as it did with the fact that you were negative on a popular film.

    1 year agoby @ejk1Flag

  6. Nicholaus XX

    @ejk1 -- No problem. Wish me luck finding the article.

    1 year agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  7. ejk1

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Well, I don't remember the article, so I can't give you any help.

    1 year agoby @ejk1Flag

  8. the Narrator

    This shooting date isn't confirmed either, folks. *eye-roll*

    1 year agoby @narratorFlag

  9. Nicholaus XX

    @ejk1 -- I didn't, but I decided to come up with some overblown reply, anyway.

    1 year agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  10. ejk1

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx You do know I'm joking, right?

    1 year agoby @ejk1Flag

  11. Nicholaus XX

    @ejk1 -- Neither. How can you come up with solid, vital cases in real life if you can't make a fair point on something as petty as online discussions?

    1 year agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  12. ejk1

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Perhaps it's in presentation. Or perhaps no one likes you :P

    1 year agoby @ejk1Flag

  13. Nicholaus XX

    @ejk1 -- Funny how you garner no heat when you complain about the problem with the casting based on the inaccurate age, but when I noted the same thing about "Easy A", no one agreed with me.


    1 year agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  14. ejk1

    @felipe-11 I honestly don't remember it. I've seen the film once. I may have reviewed it afterwards, though. I'll look later.

    1 year agoby @ejk1Flag

  15. Replicant

    @ejk1 Could be worse, did you see the opening high-school scene in Tokyo Drift?

    1 year agoby @felipe-11Flag

  16. ejk1

    @felipe-11 He better be, because he doesn't look like a high schooler.

    1 year agoby @ejk1Flag

  17. Replicant

    @ejk1 Isn't he playing a college freshman in the new one? Either way I don't really mind, I'm too used to 25-year-olds playing high-school students since forever, and Andrew still looks younger than 27 to me.

    1 year agoby @felipe-11Flag

  18. thedude-abides

    @dan1 Mediocre might be too grand a superlative for this one

    1 year agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  19. ejk1

    @felipe-11 I would agree, except that they plan on keeping Parker in high school, which makes Garfield's hiring look increasingly weird. It would have been better to pick a younger actor, and let him grow into the role.

    1 year agoby @ejk1Flag

  20. Replicant

    @bawnian-dexeus I wouldn't be surprised because I know there are. In fact I think even Lerman is a fine actor. I'm just saying casting a role isn't just a matter of finding an actor the same age as his character.

    1 year agoby @felipe-11Flag

  21. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @felipe-11 You'd be surprised just how many young talented actors are out there. Especially in theater

    1 year agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  22. Replicant

    @ChiRep-1@monkeyiron2-0@ROFLitschristian Just because Paul Giamatti WOULD LIKE TO PLAY the Rhino doesn't mean anyone will listen to him...

    @ejk1 I'll take a better actor over casting someone else just because he's younger...

    1 year agoby @felipe-11Flag

  23. ROFLitschristian

    Does seem a bit quick, but just because it's was written fast doesn't mean it's already a piece of sh*t. Using villains like Rhino and Electro make it a piece of sh*t.

    1 year agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  24. ChiRep_1

    Can't wait, as long as The Rhino is just used during an opening montage and the action steps it up a bit, this movie has a chance to be the best yet! (Don't argue with me I'm sticking to this rational)

    1 year agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  25. Monkeyiron 2.0

    Hope there's no goddamn Rhino he does not need to be in a film

    1 year agoby @monkeyiron2-0Flag

  26. ejk1

    @felipe-11 It doesn't have to, though. They could've picked Logan Lerman.

    1 year agoby @ejk1Flag

  27. Replicant

    @bawnian-dexeus 27 in TASM, and that's how Hollywood works.

    1 year agoby @felipe-11Flag

  28. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @felipe-11 Because 30 and in high-school isn't old enough

    1 year agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  29. T. King (Red Camera Man)

    Like I give a damn about this planned movie/sequel.

    1 year agoby @redcameramanFlag