After numerous delays, scrapping of the script, change in the leading characters Spiderman 4 with the name The Amazing Spiderman 4 is all set to release on 3rd May 2012.
Sam Raimi has a three movie contract with Columbia Pictures for Spiderman. The trilogy was finish with Spiderman 3 and Columbia was not interested in yet another sequel of Spiderman 3. They wanted to give a fresh and new look for the movie. As a consequence they scrapped the original spiderman 4 story which has Tobey Maguire in the title role and rebooted from the beginning with all the new script.
So get ready to see all new spiderman on 3rd May, 2012