When THR asked what the the driving force was behind his character, Ifans said, "He wants his arm back, he's lost an arm and Peter Parker wants to know what happened to his parents. Dr. Connor wants to become complete again."
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The animated toon is doing far bigger business overseas, grossing a stellar $95 million in its third weekend for a global total of $385 million; "Amazing Spider-Man" falls to No. 2 but holds well. READ MORE
Oliver Stone's "Savages" climbs to No. 4 with better-than-expected $16.2 million, "Katy Perry: Part of Me" trails fellow concert docs with soft $10.3 million; "Ted" is R-rated comedy hit of summer, earning $120.2 million in first 10 days. READ MORE
Oliver Stone's "Savages" opens No. 5 on Friday with $5.6 million, expects a three-day debut of $16.8 million; concert documentary "Katy Perry: Part of Me" places No. 7 with $2.7 million for a four-day debut of $11 million-$12 million. READ MORE
Piggy-backing on the box office hype of newly released "The Amazing Spider-Man," bidding has opened on Heritage Auctions for the original cover art of Todd McFarlane’s first Spider-Man issue, “The Legend of the Arachknight,” which the U.S. first set eyes on August 1, 1990. READ MORE
Concert doc "Katy Perry: Part of Me" -- opening Thursday -- is on course to gross north of $3 million for the day and in the low to mid-teens for the long holiday weekend; Oliver Stone's "Savages," opening Friday, is expecting a soft $10 million debut. READ MORE
Sally Field, who plays May Parker in Sony's reboot, says she would want "to go around and give massive intelligence to all the politicians all over the world, starting right here in this country." READ MORE