"The Amazing Spider-Man" has not completed shooting yet, but Columbia Pictures has begun working on the outcome.
The Hollywood Reporter reports the studio has hired James Vanderbilt to write the script for the forthcoming installment of the web slinger after the studio execs gave a thumb up for his take.
Vanderbilt has written for "The Amazing Spider-Man" which is at present in production under the direction of Marc Webb.
He was previously tapped to work on "Spider-Man 4" when Sam Raimi was still probable to continue the series for Columbia with Tobey Maguire as the superhero depicter, before the project collapsed.
The "Spider-Man" reboot has Andrew Garfield playing Peter Parker aka Spider-Man, with Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans and Irrfan Khan rounding up the direct.
In this movie will head into theaters across the U.S. on July 3, 2012.