Oz the Great and Powerful director Sam Raimi made his own Spider-Man trilogy starring Tobey Maguire in the lead role. Since he left the franchise, Marc Webb has since taken over, making the reboot The Amazing Spider-Man starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone.
However, Sam Raimi has admitted that, despite the fact that he is a huge fan of Marc, Andrew and Emma, he cannot bring himself to watch The Amazing Spider-Man, comparing it to going to the wedding of an ex girlfriend.
Raimi told The Huffington Post (via WorstPreviews), "I'm a big Marc Webb fan and a giant fan of Emma Stone. And of Andrew Garfield. But I haven't had the guts to go see the movie yet, because I don't want to go to my ex girlfriend's wedding. I just can't bring myself to do it - I don't have the guts. I think I handed the torch to Marc and I hear that he made a brilliant picture. I only wish him the best."
Marc Webb is now working on The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which adds the new faces of Paul Giamatti, Jamie Foxx and Dane DeHaan, and is set to be released on April 18 in the UK and on May 2 in the US. Meanwhile, Sam Raimi's Oz the Great and Powerful stars James Franco, Michelle Williams, Mila Kunis and Rachel Weisz and is set to be released on March 8 in both the US and the UK.