Electro attacks downtown Manhattan in 1st trailer for Amazing Spider-Man 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 - OFFICIAL Trailer - In Theaters May 2014

The first trailer for Amazing Spider-Man 2 has finally arrived, and the latest adventure of the new Peter Parker definitely looks to up the ante.

The 2-minute-plus trailer is our first real look at footage from Marc Webb’s eagerly anticipated sequel, and sets the state for a boatload of storylines that will likely drive the franchise over the next few sequels. We also get our first look at Jamie Foxx’s Electro, which looks about as badass as we’d expect as he tosses police cars around downtown.

There also seems to be some major progress on the Richard Parker family mystery, as Peter (Andrew Garfield) stumbles upon a hidden lab with a recorded message from his father. Plus, Dane DeHaan’s take on Harry Osborn seems acceptably smarmy, while we also got a fleeting peek at a sickly Norman Osborn (Chris Cooper).

The adorable Emma Stone is also back as Gwen Stacy, and it looks like that relationship will also be at the heart of the narrative once again (and we’re still curious to see if that heartbreakingly iconic scene makes the cut).

Oh, and there’s also Rhino (Paul Giamatti) and a ton of other tidbits crammed in there. After seeing how much they seem to be packing into this sequel, it’s easier to understand why they pushed back the introduction of Mary Jane Watson to at least part three.

Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens May 2, 2014. What do you think of the first trailer?

(Via The Playlist)

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