For any fans who haven't yet seen The Amazing Spider-Man 3, it might be best to stop reading right now. Mainly because, after TASM 2, it is near impossible to talk about the future of the Spider-Man franchise without giving away...
The Amazing Spider-Man SPOILERS!
So, as anyone who saw [The Amazing Spider-Man 2](movie:508593), will know, it ended with one of the most famous and devastating moments from the comics - the death of Gwen Stacy.
Fans of the Spider-Man reboot, however, are now wondering what will happen to the movies without the chemistry between its two main stars, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone.
Which brings us to the question - should Gwen Stacy be brought back for The Amazing Spider-Man 3, or would it be better, like in the comics, to have Peter Parker move on, meet Mary Jane Watson, and begin his new life?
The Jackal & Gwen Stacy's Return!
There is a plot line in Spider-Man comics that have Gwen Stacy return to life. Dr Miles Warren, a professor at Empire State University, knew Gwen and was secretly in love with her.
He is driven mad by her death, believing Spider-Man to be to blame for it. Like so many others in Spider-Man's New York, he gives himself a new name - the Jackal - and begins to plot against the famous web-slinger.
In his grief and rage, he finds some cells he had taken from her (and Peter, too) and clones them. He brings Gwen Stacy back to life, but there are other consequences. How will Peter Parker react to his first love being brought back to life by a mad villain, especially now that he has moved on to a life with Mary Jane? Could this be the plot of [The Amazing Spider-Man 3](movie:671279)?
Mary Jane Watson, Sinister Six & Venom Carnage
Mary Jane Watson was originally intended to be included in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, with Shailene Woodley playing Peter Parker's future red-haired love interest. In the end, however, the filmmakers decided that TASM 2 should focus more on Gwen and Peter's relationship, and Mary Jane's scenes were cut.
There is still much speculation about who will finally get the role of Mary Jane Watson in TASM 3, but one thing is look certain - she will have two movies to develop her relationship with Andrew Garfield's Spider-Man BEFORE The Amazing Spider-Man 3, as the
So we could see Mary Jane Watson in the two movies that will precede TASM 3, with Emma Stone returning as Gwen Stacy in that movie?
What do you think? Is this the way The Amazing Spider-Man franchise should go? Have your say below the line!