Marc Webb ecstatic with response to The Amazing Spiderman in India

NEW DELHI: Renowned director Marc Webb, whose latest film The Amazing Spiderman is continuing to create newer records in India, has said Spiderman ‘is a character that many Indians have grown up with and hold dear to their hearts.‘

In a letter thanking Indian audiences for giving it the largest opening for any Hollywood film in India, Webb said, "We are honoured to be part of the continuing legacy of Spiderman in India."

"We hope that you will continue to offer us the same support in the weeks to come as The Amazing Spiderman continues its record-breaking run at the Indian box office," he concluded.

‘The Amazing Spiderman‘, one of the few films from Hollywood that was released in India on 29 June prior to its international release on 4 July, opened with over 1000 prints which is the largest ever release for a Hollywood film in the country.

The film was released in 3D, 2D and IMAX formats, and in four languages - English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

One of the world‘s most popular comic characters, The Amazing Spiderman tells an untold story of the Peter Parker tale. The new film stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, and India‘s Irrfan Khan with Martin Sheen and Sally Field.

The film is directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay written by James Vanderbilt, based on the Marvel Comic Book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Laura Ziskin, Avi Arad, and Matt Tolmach are producing the film in association with Marvel Entertainment for Columbia Pictures.

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