Spider-Man 3 will open first worldwide in Japan on May 1, three days before it opens in the United States, Variety reported. It will also get its world premiere in Tokyo, Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan announced.

The premiere will be held at the Toho Cinemas Roppongi Hills in central Tokyo on April 16, with director Sam Raimi, series creator Stan Lee and stars Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst and James Franco in attendance.

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