We dive into everything we know about the unmade Spider-Man 4, with John Malkovich as the Vulture and Anne Hathaway as Felicia Hardy, including concept art!
0:13 Episode Introduction
2:05 The Many Screenwriters of Spider-Man 4 & The Original Villain
David Lindsay-Abaire's message about his Kraven script comes from here: https://www.filmbuffonline.com/FBOLNewsreel/wordpress/2014/01/31/history-of-the-comic-book-film-david-lindsay-abaire-the-spider-man-4-script-is-not-mine/
Alvin Sargent's involvement comes from here:
6:44 The Vulture- John Malkovich & The Wings
The sculpt of the wings come from here, along with the report that Vulture's wings woul dbe mistaken for a coat at first:
The concept art of the Spider-Man vs Vulture fight comes from here: https://twitter.com/Spidercentral16/status/1691091829914255360
Jeffrey Henderson's storyboards can be viewed here:
16:34 Felicia Hardy- Anne Hathaway & Black Cat Or Vulturess?
This article features the talk about Hathaway as the Vulturess instead of Black Cat: https://web.archive.org/web/20111002043940/http://www.movieline.com/2009/12/exclusive-spider-man-4-circling-john-malkovich-anne-hathaway.php?page=all
Rachel McAdams's denial that she was up for it comes from here: https://gizmodo.com/mcadams-denies-black-cat-rumors-so-internet-moves-on-t-5406972
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Ben Wan's "Shortcut to Happily Ever After" available on the Metaphorosis website here: https://magazine.metaphorosis.com/story/2023/shortcut-to-happily-ever-after-ben-wan/
YouTube version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVhtbDpeTTQ
Check out our friends at Neuverse Creative, who will be producing Ben's adaptations of the Batman 89: Shadows comic and Batman 3, based on the early drafts of Batman Forever:
Batman 89 Shadows Part 1: An audio drama adapted and narrated by Ben Wan, produced by Neuverse Creative: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcJsp-sfjE4
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35:37 Return from Break: The Opening Villains
Jeffrey Henderson's quotes about the villains come from here: https://www.cinemablend.com/interviews/sam-raimis-spider-man-4-what-we-learned-about-the-vultures-origins-the-fight-scenes-and-other-villains-considered-for-the-sequel
The storyboards of Electro come from here: https://twitter.com/Raimi_SM4TWT/status/1693258905772855792
44:04 The Spider-Man Suit- For Spider-Man 4 or The Amazing Spider-Man?
47:17 Peter Getting Evicted
51:45 Spider-Man Vs Vulture Animatic
You can view the animatic that we featured here:
57:49 Why Spider-Man 4 Was Never Made
Sam Raimi's quote on why the film was never made comes from here:
1:02:23 Fan Comment & Arleen Sorkin Tribute
Ben's interview with Arleen Sorkin can be read here:
1:08:25 Closing: Other Fan Comments & Shoutouts
Big thanks to our research assistant Dan Yamat for providing the visuals for this YouTube experience, as well as the usual QC and chapter time codes.
Thumbnail by Dan as well
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