Sony Pictures Entertainment announced their reboot of Spider-Man 4 will be released in 3D July 3, 2012. Prior to the departure of director Sam Raimi and stars Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst, the film was set to be released in IMAX 3D theaters as well. No word yet if the IMAX release is still in the works.
Spider-Man will swing into theaters worldwide in 3D beginning July 3, 2012, it was announced today by Jeff Blake, Chairman of Sony Pictures Worldwide Marketing & Distribution. The new film which is still untitled, will begin production later this year directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay by James Vanderbilt. Avi Arad and Laura Ziskin will produce the film from Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios.
Commenting on the announcement, Blake said, “Spider-Man is the ultimate summer movie-going experience, and we’re thrilled the filmmakers are presenting the next installment in 3D. Spider-Man is one of the most popular characters in the world, and we know audiences are eager and excited to discover Marc’s fantastic vision for Peter Parker and the franchise.”