Director Marc Webb will keynote SXSW

Marc Webb who is known for his directing and the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2, was just announced as the fourth and final keynote speaker for the South By Southwest Film Conference and Festival (SXSW).

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be released May 2 of this year and stars Andrew Garfield, Jamie Foxx and Emma Stone and has Webb at the helm of this comic book enterprise.

The three other keynote speakers include, Jason Blum, Girls creator Lena Dunham and director Casey Neistat, Variety reported.

Mike Myers, Robert Duvall and Jason Bateman are amongst the other celebrities that will be featured on the Featured Sessions panel. The Featured Sessions panel will be one-hour one-on-one discussions with each of the panelists.

Director and actor Jon Favreau will be debuting his own film at SXSW but will also be moderating the Featured Sessions panel.

The festival will feature 133 films, The Hollywood Reporter added. Eight features have just been added to the upcoming schedule, which can be found online at the official SXSW website.

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