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10 Amazing Spider-Man 2 Script Changes That Drastically Changed The Film

The original script for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was actually... kind of good?!

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has undoubtedly been one of the most divisive films of 2014 and one of the most talked about superhero films in recent memory. Unfortunately, those discussions don't stem from an Avengers or Dark Knight-esque transcendent, exciting quality; but from a heaping pile of missed potential and miscalculated intentions. The movie was not only tasked with continuing the newly rebooted Peter Parker "untold story," but was forced to shoehorn in larger "cinematic universe" elements to pave the way for a larger Spidey film-verse and villain-centric spin-offs for Venom and the Sinister Six. The film caused such a stir, and was met with such lackluster reviews that Sony was forced to rethink their entire strategy, and shift their long-term plans around to incorporate them more smoothly. The Amazing Spider-Man 3 has been delayed until 2018, and the Sinister Six will hit theaters first, in November 2016. Before we look to the future and examine how Sony can pick up the pieces of the Spider-Man franchise, let's take a look back, at what could have been. Badass Digest recently got their hands on an early script draft from Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, which contains some pretty minor but significant differences than that which we eventually saw on screen. Some of the ideas were terrible, but some may have actually improved the film, so they're worth examining more closely. Here are 10 script changes to The Amazing Spider-Man 2 that dramatically changed the final film. Be warned, there will be spoilers...
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