Paul Giamatti Aleksei Sytsevich

Director Marc Webb has tweeted this first official at Paul Giamatti as Aleksei Sytsevich/The Rhino in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2.’ Set for release on May 2nd, 2014, the latest chapter in the ‘Spider-Man’ story also stars Andrew Garfield (Peter Parker/Spider-Man), Emma Stone (Gwen Stacy), Shailene Woodley (Mary Jane Watson), Jamie Foxx (Max Dillon/Electro), Dane DeHaan (Harry Osborne), Colm Feore, Chris Cooper (Norman Osborne), Felicity Jones, B.J. Novak and Sally Field (May Parker).

In ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ for Peter Parker life is busy – between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen, high school graduation can’t come quickly enough. Peter hasn’t forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s father to protect her by staying away – but that’s a promise he just can’t keep. Things will change for Peter when a new villain, Electro, emerges, an old friend, Harry Osborn, returns, and Peter uncovers new clues about his past.

‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ is directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Jeff Pinkner, with a previous draft by James Vanderbilt, and based on the Marvel Comic Book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach are the producers. The film’s key behind-the-scenes team includes director of photography Dan Mindel, production designer Mark Friedberg, editors Pietro Scalia and Elliot Graham, and costume designer Deborah L. Scott.