This is a compilation of all that we know about Marvel's efforts to bring the "Web Slinger" back on the big screen.
And a brief SPIDEY CBM history for the uninitiated.
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Unnamed Spider-man Reboot
Release Date: July 3, 2012
recent NEWS and some RUMORS
-Jeff Blake, Chairman of Sony Pictures Worldwide Marketing & Distribution, announced that the next Spider-man, like a lot of other movies after AVATAR, will be in 3D.
-Budget for the movie is in the $80 million range and will feature a cast of relative unknowns. And the story will be pared down to center on a high school kid who is dealing with the knowledge that his uncle died even though the teen had the power to stop it.
source: Heat Vision
-Marc Webb (500 days of Summer) confirmed to direct the next Spider-man trilogy.
DIRECTOR and some of the MAJOR CASTS
#c: With a name like Webb what are the chances that you're going to direct a Spider-man movie.
claim to fame: Percy Jackson
his statement: "It's just, you know, conversations are starting. It's a long process with the studio and the producers and everything. But it's definitely a project that I'm really interested in, of course. I'd love to focus on the human element a little bit more. It'd be such a fun experience."
Backpedalled:"I mean, the truth is that was kind of exaggerated," Lerman said via phone. "I'm just interested in it. Honestly, all I can say about that is it's a role that any young actor out there is dying to play. I'm just hoping to be considered for it."
"I really can't talk about it," he continued. "Honestly, I'd rather just not talk about it. It's something that gets so twisted around."
claim to fame: High School Musical
Ok Magazine reports Zac Efron being handpicked to play the next Spider-man and he'll have a £9m payday.
claim to fame: some Disney stuffs
he said:"I think a month ago I saw something pop up on Google Alerts that said, 'David Henrie Might be the Next Spider-Man' and it’s been spreading around ever since," "I am just happy to read it."
"I am very blessed that the rumor is even going around and I am very happy about it! That would be a dream role for me."
source: OK! Magazine
SPIDER-MAN LIVE CBM HISTORY 101
For they who are not one of us :)
Brief Comic History:
Spider-Man is a fictional Marvel Comics superhero. The character was created by writer and editor Stan Lee and artist and co-plotter Steve Ditko. His first appearance is in Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962). Lee and Ditko conceived of the character as an orphan being raised by his Aunt May and Uncle Ben as an ordinary teenager, having to deal with the normal struggles of youth in addition to those of a costumed crime fighter.
Spider-Man's has super strength and agility, the ability to cling to most surfaces, shoot spider-webs using devices of his own invention which he called "web-shooters," and react to danger quickly with his "spider-sense", enabling him to combat his foes.
Live CBM History:
Spidey Super Stories segment From the Children Show - The Electric Company. He was played always in costume by puppeteer Danny Seagren. Spider-man here communicate with a thought balloon.
Nicholas Hammond played Peter Parker and his alter ego in the series The Amazing Spider-Man.
Japan's Toei company produced a series based on Marvel's Spider-man, the hero of this series is named Takuya Yamashiro(Shinji Todo), This version of Spider-man has a Giant Robot (beat that Peter Parker).
(2002, 2004, and 2007)
Spider-man, Spider-man 2 and Spider-man 3, with Tobey Maguire under the mask and Sam Raimi directing the series of films.
View Gallery:Different Faces of Spider-man
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