'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' writers promise each villain is essential to the story

Spider-Man fans know what it’s like to watch a movie that has too many villains. In Sam Raimi”s Spider-Man 3, fan-favorite villain Venom came across as an afterthought, with Spider-Man spending most of his time fighting Sandman and Harry Osborn’s New Goblin. It’s been reported that Raimi was pressured by the studio to add the Venom character and it definitely showed.

However, fans looking forward to The Amazing Spider-Man 2 don’t need to worry about history repeating itself. MTV recently caught up with screenwriters Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci and they promised that each character is essential to the story. Check out the full video interview above for more.