Instead, we got The Amazing Spider-Man reboot with Andrew Garfield, which ultimately paved the way, eventually for Spidey to make his way to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This sequel not happening, oddly enough, probably made a bigger impact than the movie itself would have made.
Let's rewind the clock. On March 12, 2009, the official Sony Pictures Twitter account stated, "Sony Pictures to release Spider-Man 4 on May 6, 2011." Considering Spider-Man 3 made just shy of $900 million at the box office in 2007, this seemed like a wise choice. Mind you, Iron Man