James Vanderbilt isn't done with the web slinger yet: he has been hired to write a sequel to "The Amazing Spider-Man," which he also wrote, for Columbia Pictures, TheWrap has confirmed.
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That movie never was shot.
Vanderbilt also did work on the script of Columbia's "Total Recall," now in preproduction with an Aug. 3, 2012 release date.
The news originally appeared in The Hollywood Reporter.