Why The Proto-Goblin Was Cut From The Amazing Spider-Man

Here’s why villain the Proto-Goblin was cut from The Amazing Spider-Man. Following the cancellation of Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 4, Sony quickly set to work on a reboot dubbed The Amazing Spider-Man. This cast Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker and the movie was pitched as a fresh take on the character and his mythos. This involved creating a mystery surrounding his origins and the deaths of his parents, but the movie ultimately sidelined this mystery in favor of a straight-ahead superhero tale.
The Amazing Spider-Man was a success back in 2012 but while the actors received good reviews, the film suffered from storytelling …