Chris Cooper Talks Norman Osborn’s Arc in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and 3

“This is an introduction to Norman Osborn,” he says of the 2014 release, “and, apparently, this leads to better things in ‘Spider-Man 3’ …I think it’s fair to say that he’s on his last legs and I don’t know if I can say anything more.”

Teased in the 2012 original as a man whose remaining time on Earth is short, Osborn isn’t the sequel’s only antagonist. The plot finds Andrew Garfield’s Peter Parker up against Electro (Jamie Fox) and Aleksei Sytsevich aka “The Rhino” (Paul Giamatti). That’s in addition to Dane DeHaan as Harry Osborn who, in the comics, becomes the Green Goblin after his father’s (apparent) death.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 also stars Colm Feore, Sally Field, B.J. Novak and Sarah Gadon. It hits theaters May 2, 2014.

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