Emma Stone Shares Her Thoughts On The Future Death Of Gwen Stacy

We already know that Marc Webb is a big fan of the Gwen Stacy saga, but how does Emma Stone feel about being killed off in a sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man? Turns out that she's just as keen to see it translated to the big screen as the rest of us!

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By Josh Wilding - 6/20/2012
The death of Gwen Stacy is perhaps the most iconic and memorable death in comic book history, and one of the few which hasn't seen the character brought back a few decades later (unlike Bucky and Jason Todd). Talking to IGN Movies, Emma Stome was asked how she would feel about Gwen being allowed to live in this planned series of films and revealed that she's not a fan of that idea at all.

"I hope not. I think that's a hugely important part of her story and of this incarnation of Spider-Man. I think that was very important to everybody. I think there's a certain expectation and then there's a certain awareness of mortality that Gwen has already, so I think that it was important to...just because her father was in the face of death everyday and so is Peter, so I think death always surrounds her. I think it's a really important element to her character. I mean, she, as fans know, is kind of most famous for how she departs. So that's a weird thing to play, knowing about such an iconic part of her existence."


Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker/Spider-Man
Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy
Rhys Ifans as Curt Connors/The Lizard
Martin Sheen as Uncle Ben
Sally Fields as Aunt May
Denis Leary as George Stacy

RELEASE DATE: July 3rd, 2012.

Source: IGN Movies
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Jollem - 6/20/2012, 3:37 AM
did the green goblin or spider-man kill gwen stacy?

answer: it was Gerry Conway :)
6of13 - 6/20/2012, 3:46 AM
Poor Mrs Stacy
AmazingFantasy - 6/20/2012, 4:04 AM
@JoshWilding I found this London Preimire online, it has NEW FOOTAGE of Spidey trapping Lizard, Ratha and some swinging.

Since I cant make an article can you perhaps make it ( I see your the best here)
orpheus - 6/20/2012, 4:08 AM
I didn't know that Gwen Stacy was going to live in this movie, so thanks for the SPOILER in the title. This site, particularly articles by Josh Wilding, are terrible about giving away spoilers. I still remember the whole "Shane from Walking Dead as a Zombie" thing.
jj2112 - 6/20/2012, 4:13 AM
You're right there orpheus, but I don't think anyone really thought they would kill her in the first movie. And doing it in the second would mean having the Goblin or altering the story radically... maybe it'll be a way to introduce Mary Jane.
Grimfoe - 6/20/2012, 4:16 AM
Was just thinking the same thing. This really is a spoiler. I was thinking she may die in this movie.
Tajin88 - 6/20/2012, 4:20 AM
@teabag- All it takes is a little push!
6of13 - 6/20/2012, 4:25 AM
@Teabag: No...it was hitting the ground very fast that killed her ;p
Gose - 6/20/2012, 4:29 AM
Yup, teabag right, gravity killed her...
AmazingFantasy - 6/20/2012, 4:34 AM
From the video above I posted:

Got the IMAX 3D tickets ready, bring on July 3rd.
MisterFixit - 6/20/2012, 4:41 AM
to kill her is not really needed
AutobotCommander84 - 6/20/2012, 4:42 AM
Emma Stone is so awesome, I can't think of her dying, let alone anyone replacing her.
scapegoatjones - 6/20/2012, 4:44 AM
so is this a spoiler that she doesnt die in the TASM?
AutobotCommander84 - 6/20/2012, 4:44 AM
Especially considering that if she dies in the way she did originally, the general audience won't even care if Peter mourns her, because they'll be too busy hating him for killing her.
MisterFixit - 6/20/2012, 4:48 AM
how she died in the ultimate universe?
AutobotCommander84 - 6/20/2012, 5:00 AM
@DCempire That's not what comic book fans were saying in the sixties when Gwen was still Peter's girlfriend. I don't see a problem with not killing Gwen for the entirety of this series. Emma Stone is too great of an actress to be replaced with someone who probably won't live up to her.
Masterpace - 6/20/2012, 5:03 AM

I think she was killed by Carnage...but Carnage in the Ultimate Universe it was this weird "symbiote" with Peter's DNA created by Curt Connors...I think.
superotherside - 6/20/2012, 5:04 AM
Great she wants Gwen to die! Yay, hopefully we can get this story come to life then!
MisterFixit - 6/20/2012, 5:05 AM
@DoubleD yep, that was in the original comic, but did she died in the same way in the ultimate?
laughterman26 - 6/20/2012, 5:11 AM
doesnt matter if she dies now, does anyone remember clone saga,hint hint she will come back.
MisterFixit - 6/20/2012, 5:11 AM
@master thanks :-D this is why I read all the original comics and none of the ultimates.
RorMachine - 6/20/2012, 5:14 AM
They won't wus out on this I';m sure..and if they do, I will lose all respect for everyone involved.
CrowPirate1 - 6/20/2012, 5:16 AM
I wish they could bring in Kirsten Dunst's Mary Jane JUST to kill HER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Geez, I got tired of that whiny bitch.
MisterFixit - 6/20/2012, 5:16 AM
@laughterman26 i loved the clone saga as a child, but the jackal is too much lame :-D.
MisterFixit - 6/20/2012, 5:32 AM
@tea I think the same way. In addition, the authors tend to accelerate arcs that had lasted
several years in the comics, and I do not always like. For example i had hoped that there wouldn't be
disclosure of the secret identity so
soon. In this sense, Raimi did it
properly in the first movie.
ajones325 - 6/20/2012, 5:36 AM
I think Emma Stone would have been better off as Mary Jane.
6of13 - 6/20/2012, 5:41 AM
@Tea You are right. Maybe what I should have said was that stopping really fast is what killed her.

If she dies in sequel, I wonder who will kill her. Osborn himself is not in TASM although I suppose Connors could be responsible for creating Venom. Since the Lizard is a mutated Conners, then it seems unlikely to go for ultimate goblin.
Afro - 6/20/2012, 5:45 AM
Actually it was the place Gwen Died that made the whole death of Gwen famous and that was I believe the Brooklyn Bridge. First real life monument that was related to and named in a comic book that also involved a death.
MisterFixit - 6/20/2012, 5:46 AM
@ajones if we want comics accuracy Gwen has to be very very cute and MJ an authentic sex bomb :-D
JatevinM - 6/20/2012, 5:59 AM
I thought it was common knowledge that Gwen wouldn't die in this movie especially since The Goblin isn't in it.
MisterFixit - 6/20/2012, 6:01 AM
@double This could work 40 years ago, but now it would be unrealistic. From the three previous films we've all seen how elastic his web is. Now a "snap" wouldn't be credible
GUNSMITH - 6/20/2012, 6:03 AM
ajones325 - 6/20/2012, 6:05 AM
@DoubleD how about Nikki Cox of she could act.
GodzillaKart - 6/20/2012, 6:06 AM
I love how they are approaching this film. Recognizing that you have to kill what is sure to be a very popular character (that Emma Stone is charismatic as heck) shows a lot of maturity for this type of movie.
AutobotCommander84 - 6/20/2012, 6:30 AM
@DoubleD Please stop repeating yourself, it's getting annoying.
MisterFixit - 6/20/2012, 6:35 AM
for me would work a Peter torn between two girls, but no drama,
no tragedy, without calling them
constantly in danger. But unfortunately I see that Webb follows the same stereotype of the previous films, with Gwen captured and saved at the end.
PeterParker1991 - 6/20/2012, 6:38 AM
@Deadpool: Thanks for posting the London Premiere video. - - And to all you geniuses out there, Gwen dies at the hands of the Green Goblin and no one else.
PeterParker1991 - 6/20/2012, 6:42 AM
I agree, Gwen must die. Kill her off in the third movie. Give her some development for once. I'm not in a rush to see Mary Jane again. Dunst destroyed her character anyway and I've always preferred Gwen.
DukeAcureds - 6/20/2012, 6:45 AM
"I think that was very important to evryone".
MGS - 6/20/2012, 6:56 AM
Would it surprise anyone if Marvel really resurrected Gwen Stacy to keep in line with the movie world as they have been doing in their films? You know like adding Stark's arc reactor technology or shoehorning Coulson and Nick Fury Jr or even adopting Hawkeye's movie costume into their 616 universe? Nothing is sacred anymore under that douche Quesada... who still calls the shots despite his change in title only.
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