While running errands this weekend we wandered haplessly into a film set! Exciting. Look at those Panavision cameras — the real deal. Amazing Spider-Man 2 has been filming a lot in the Madison Square Park area, and this looks like some second unit green screen shots of the Rhino—or a guy in a green screen rig loaded on a trailer that will someday be the Rhino barreling down Madison Avenue. Whatever was going on was pretty boring, like most movie making, although busses and cars were still going down the street — I guess they’ll just CGI them right out.
There was also a giant steam pipe involved, spewing steam in the heat of Summer. Scenic.
Amazing Spider Man 2 — or Spidey man the movie V 2 Ep. 2– oens next year. Directed by Mark Webb it Stars Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx as Electro and Paul Giamatti as the Rhino.
I really hope they don’t destroy too much of New York in this movie.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.