Spider-Man has been named the Official Super Hero of Times Square 2014. He will take part in the Ball Drop ceremony on New Year's Eve. Spidey's appearance ties in with the upcoming film, The Amazing Spider-Man 2
, which arrives in theaters on May 2, 2014.
On New Year's Eve, an exclusive clip featuring a sneak peek of the upcoming film's Times Square sequence will debut on the video screens in Times Square. The clip will also be shown in the evening's broadcast pool feed and live webcast.
Tim Tompkins, President of the Times Square Alliance, said in a statement, "We welcome Spider-Man, an international icon who has always embodied the spirit of New York, to Times Square this New Year's Eve. He will be an amazing addition to the program."
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