Sam Raimi’s ‘Spider-Man 4’ Would Have Been Epic

Sam Raimi’s early 2000s Spider-Man trilogy starring Tobey Maguire as the titular hero and Kirsten Dunst as iconic love interest Mary Jane will be remembered as a heroic contribution to the burgeoning genre.

Mark Edlitz’s newest book Movies Go Fourth reveals many tales and what-could-have-beens about fourth films in franchises.

It’s a love-letter of sorts to the fourth film: the good, the bad, the ugly, and the unmade, as told by the creative forces behind them.

One of the accounts of an unmade film is especially intriguing and leaves one to wonder what could have been.

It could have been redeeming.

It could have been epic.

It could have capped off an iconic trilogy in an unexpected, challenging way.

It could have been a game-changer.

It could have been Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 4.

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