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Spider-Man's new Uncle Ben is former President Martin Sheen; Sally Field for Aunt May

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The freshly rebooted SPIDER-MAN has its new arachni-teen Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), love interest Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone) and villain (Rhys Ifans), and now secondary characters are showing up.

Peter's gentle Uncle Ben, who coins the famous phrase "With great power comes great responsibility" and then (SPOILER!) dies, will be played in the new movie by none other than Martin Sheen.

Sony's 3D relaunch of the webby Marvel character will reportedly begin production next month with director Marc Webb ((500) DAYS OF SUMMER), so we should see other actors soon filling other roles like Aunt May, J. Jonah Jameson, and probably Flash Thompson and another three or four villains. Because you can never have too many, right? Hrmm.

And yeah, Sheen is an award-winning screen veteran best known for APOCALYPSE NOW, but in my eyes he'll always be "The West Wing" POTUS. And, vocally, MASS EFFECT 2's devious Illusive Man.

UPDATE: Now Heat Vision adds that another well-known award-winner, Sally Field, is in talks to play Peter's sweet old Aunt May.

Extra Tidbit: Did Uncle Ben ever have an action figure?
Source: Heat Vision

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5:23PM on 11/06/2010
a lot of you just care about the movie more than the actual character. they're going to make a ton of spider-man movies but at least we'll be there to see it
a lot of you just care about the movie more than the actual character. they're going to make a ton of spider-man movies but at least we'll be there to see it
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2:20PM on 11/06/2010

Can You

Please stop...
Please stop...
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11:10AM on 11/06/2010
WHY?!?!? JUST WHY?!?! =(
WHY?!?!? JUST WHY?!?! =(
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11:30PM on 11/05/2010
oh crap, that's absolutely horrible! ... just... i can tell i won't be spending money on this.
oh crap, that's absolutely horrible! ... just... i can tell i won't be spending money on this.
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7:15PM on 11/05/2010

I'm sorry but..

...The last thing we need is Aunt May comparing being a superhero to a box of fucking chocolates.

Sam Raimi was pitch perfect with the casting for Spiderman.
...The last thing we need is Aunt May comparing being a superhero to a box of fucking chocolates.

Sam Raimi was pitch perfect with the casting for Spiderman.
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8:25PM on 11/05/2010
Kirsten Dunst was NOT a good choice for MJ.
Kirsten Dunst was NOT a good choice for MJ.
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4:55PM on 11/05/2010

hmmm,,,

i've got the greatest of respect for these two actors but it seems like they are making a top rate tv series with these two on board. it feels like they'd draw the story out (which wouldnt be bad) but may make the film feel episodic
i've got the greatest of respect for these two actors but it seems like they are making a top rate tv series with these two on board. it feels like they'd draw the story out (which wouldnt be bad) but may make the film feel episodic
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3:59PM on 11/05/2010

Gack...

I hope Uncle Ben is just in flashback form. If we have to see the origin told again that will be awful.

This reboot is so unnecessary and will under perform badly.
I hope Uncle Ben is just in flashback form. If we have to see the origin told again that will be awful.

This reboot is so unnecessary and will under perform badly.
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3:22PM on 11/05/2010
This feels like their going a very campy route..like Goodman and Sarandon in Speed Racer, or Kurt Russell and Kelly Preston in Sky High, not sure really what route their going with this movie..seems like its gonna be very kid friendly
This feels like their going a very campy route..like Goodman and Sarandon in Speed Racer, or Kurt Russell and Kelly Preston in Sky High, not sure really what route their going with this movie..seems like its gonna be very kid friendly
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3:15PM on 11/05/2010
they should get Sissy Spacek for Aunt May instead
they should get Sissy Spacek for Aunt May instead
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12:39PM on 11/05/2010
i can't watch sally field after i've seen those boniva commercials.
i can't watch sally field after i've seen those boniva commercials.
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10:54AM on 11/05/2010
Sally Field as Aunt May and Sheen as Uncle Ben is fantastic. Can't wait.
Sally Field as Aunt May and Sheen as Uncle Ben is fantastic. Can't wait.
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10:50AM on 11/05/2010
Eh I'm alrite with Sally Field wearing a gray wig if everyone's ok with Andrew Garfield pulling a Luke Perry.
Eh I'm alrite with Sally Field wearing a gray wig if everyone's ok with Andrew Garfield pulling a Luke Perry.
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1:01PM on 11/05/2010
sad.
sad.
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10:21AM on 11/05/2010
Also thinking about, there's been at least a dozen reboots of the comic, and animated platforms why can't there be another take on the cinematic?
Also thinking about, there's been at least a dozen reboots of the comic, and animated platforms why can't there be another take on the cinematic?
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10:19AM on 11/05/2010
Sally field is good casting IMO. I'm just glad they didn't hop on the Betty White revival wagon.

And Martin Sheen is a little hard-edged to me still. Don't know if that's a good or bad thing for Uncle Ben.
Sally field is good casting IMO. I'm just glad they didn't hop on the Betty White revival wagon.

And Martin Sheen is a little hard-edged to me still. Don't know if that's a good or bad thing for Uncle Ben.
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9:18AM on 11/05/2010

sally field

is a gilf
is a gilf
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8:47AM on 11/05/2010

Spidey reboot vs Batman Begins

So it is almost 2011 and they are casting for the Spiderman reboot.

The last Spiderman was in 2007 (and was garbage)....but the first Spiderman was in 2001.

Tim Burton's Batman was in 1989. And Batman Begins was released in 2005. That is about 16 years. However, they started filming Batman Begins In 2011 which was only 12 years after Burton's Batman.

It took them 4 years to film and release the movie. This Spidey reboot is only in the early casting rumors phase. It may be released
So it is almost 2011 and they are casting for the Spiderman reboot.

The last Spiderman was in 2007 (and was garbage)....but the first Spiderman was in 2001.

Tim Burton's Batman was in 1989. And Batman Begins was released in 2005. That is about 16 years. However, they started filming Batman Begins In 2011 which was only 12 years after Burton's Batman.

It took them 4 years to film and release the movie. This Spidey reboot is only in the early casting rumors phase. It may be released in 2012. That will be 11 years after the release of the original Spiderman. It's really only. 4 year difference compared to batman begins.

As long as it is done very well and not all lovey dovey, Spiderman is pussy-whipped like the original, then I will welcome the new version.
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8:07AM on 11/05/2010
Anyone who thinks Raimi and Maguire were well suited to Spider-Man knows nothing about movies. So far this cast and director is great.
Anyone who thinks Raimi and Maguire were well suited to Spider-Man knows nothing about movies. So far this cast and director is great.
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8:16AM on 11/05/2010
Sorry, but Spider-Man 2 is bar none one of the most perfect comic book movies ever produced. Only matched by Nolan's The Dark Knight, Singer's X-Men 2, and Donner's Superman.
Sorry, but Spider-Man 2 is bar none one of the most perfect comic book movies ever produced. Only matched by Nolan's The Dark Knight, Singer's X-Men 2, and Donner's Superman.
12:48PM on 11/05/2010
I'm with ya'. Raimi's spiderman flicks were like Burton's Batman films; good but still not just right. The second Spidey('04)was good but still. Yeah aunt may floppin' around like a rag doll(ditko was great but won;t translate)! Bring on a Webb version. Raimi go make the films you based your fanbase on & respect your old strugglin' friends with bad luck like Dekker or Chronenberg(actually he rules & found a way out, but you get me).
I'm with ya'. Raimi's spiderman flicks were like Burton's Batman films; good but still not just right. The second Spidey('04)was good but still. Yeah aunt may floppin' around like a rag doll(ditko was great but won;t translate)! Bring on a Webb version. Raimi go make the films you based your fanbase on & respect your old strugglin' friends with bad luck like Dekker or Chronenberg(actually he rules & found a way out, but you get me).
7:27AM on 11/05/2010

STILL I say "pass"

...too soon for a reboot. Fuck Sony. Sell the rights back to Marvel and let them do this right, rather than a perpetual rights-keeping reboot schedule.

Prediction: REBOOT of Spider-Man franchise YET AGAIN in 2017.

...too soon for a reboot. Fuck Sony. Sell the rights back to Marvel and let them do this right, rather than a perpetual rights-keeping reboot schedule.

Prediction: REBOOT of Spider-Man franchise YET AGAIN in 2017.

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7:00AM on 11/05/2010

Oh FFS...

Fuck Uncle Ben, right in the bullet wound.

And fuck Aunt May too, while you're at it. I've never liked that over-protective skeletal coffin dodger.
Fuck Uncle Ben, right in the bullet wound.

And fuck Aunt May too, while you're at it. I've never liked that over-protective skeletal coffin dodger.
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7:28AM on 11/05/2010
coffin dodger! LOL
coffin dodger! LOL
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6:57AM on 11/05/2010

no no no noooooo.......

not the origin again....
not the origin again....
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5:22AM on 11/05/2010
i hope peter parker is so goddamm sick of seeing uncle ben come back from the dead that he kills him with his own hands.
i hope peter parker is so goddamm sick of seeing uncle ben come back from the dead that he kills him with his own hands.
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4:52AM on 11/05/2010
Shit! Theyre doin the damn origin story. It hasnt been 10 years since it was told and we dont need to hear it again
Shit! Theyre doin the damn origin story. It hasnt been 10 years since it was told and we dont need to hear it again
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3:06AM on 11/05/2010
I still can't fucking believe that they are remaking a franchise that isn't even 10 years old yet. Honestly, I'm sure this is going to have a neat-o trailer, but fuck it, I'm not going to pay money to see such a pointless film.
I still can't fucking believe that they are remaking a franchise that isn't even 10 years old yet. Honestly, I'm sure this is going to have a neat-o trailer, but fuck it, I'm not going to pay money to see such a pointless film.
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3:51AM on 11/05/2010
Yeah it's weird! Go with it.., like your avatar.
Yeah it's weird! Go with it.., like your avatar.
3:56AM on 11/05/2010
"keep on rockin' with my nut's in your mouth!" de duh dah. Oh wait that's not how Neil Young sang it!
"keep on rockin' with my nut's in your mouth!" de duh dah. Oh wait that's not how Neil Young sang it!
12:14PM on 11/05/2010
How is your animated avatar animated? I've got an animated GIF for mine, but it sits static :(
How is your animated avatar animated? I've got an animated GIF for mine, but it sits static :(
5:16PM on 11/05/2010
I've had my avatar long before before there were talkbacks & MFC, so I guess it just carried over and stayed animated for some reason
I've had my avatar long before before there were talkbacks & MFC, so I guess it just carried over and stayed animated for some reason
2:55AM on 11/05/2010
I thought the original people who played Uncle Ben and aunt May were perfect, but Sheen and Field are great actors so this is cool news! I'm down.
I thought the original people who played Uncle Ben and aunt May were perfect, but Sheen and Field are great actors so this is cool news! I'm down.
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3:49AM on 11/05/2010
Yes. Agreed. They were great actors and they did their part admirably. No seriously they were great! I enjoyed those faces on celluloid one last time! They were pitch perfect!
Yes. Agreed. They were great actors and they did their part admirably. No seriously they were great! I enjoyed those faces on celluloid one last time! They were pitch perfect!
1:57AM on 11/05/2010

Watch.

This movie is going to own. I dug Raimi's first two "Spider Man" entries, but honestly, they were not narratively grounded. I guarantee that all of this bitching is going to be for nothing.
This movie is going to own. I dug Raimi's first two "Spider Man" entries, but honestly, they were not narratively grounded. I guarantee that all of this bitching is going to be for nothing.
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3:12AM on 11/05/2010
Watch, this movie is going to SUCK!
Watch, this movie is going to SUCK!
3:46AM on 11/05/2010
wow I'm going to snuff your comment and say you suck! Bigguns! That's a word in your 'verse Narvick. Narvick lord of the Masterbaturlings. I'm sorry I'm done, but there are many prepubescents to be reckoned with. oh well.
wow I'm going to snuff your comment and say you suck! Bigguns! That's a word in your 'verse Narvick. Narvick lord of the Masterbaturlings. I'm sorry I'm done, but there are many prepubescents to be reckoned with. oh well.
4:35AM on 11/05/2010
by the way whose friend has not won a film fest award? you want me to post my stale shit?
by the way whose friend has not won a film fest award? you want me to post my stale shit?
1:36AM on 11/05/2010

Bring on Tom Atkins as J.J.J in the new Spidey; no origin story though please!

Ahh that's right Keopp brought us all the majestry that was Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.., right? No, I said that's right so it's right. Hear my words! Who hates me yet?! The Spiderman films were good! The Evil Dead films are the holy grail, but Raimi's Spidey can absolutely be improved on. Sorry! Those that disagree are probably the same that want a catwoman, or Bane, or Killer Croc in a Nolan Batman film. Walk outdoors for a few hours a day folks. It's healthy and you won't totally
Ahh that's right Keopp brought us all the majestry that was Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.., right? No, I said that's right so it's right. Hear my words! Who hates me yet?! The Spiderman films were good! The Evil Dead films are the holy grail, but Raimi's Spidey can absolutely be improved on. Sorry! Those that disagree are probably the same that want a catwoman, or Bane, or Killer Croc in a Nolan Batman film. Walk outdoors for a few hours a day folks. It's healthy and you won't totally see all the things in society that keep you indoors. It's okay, I'm a hater at heart too, but it's good to work the heart! Pissups or an hour walk a day will do wonders, go forth!
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6:45AM on 11/05/2010
Fuck yes...TOM ATKINS is the fuckin' man..."Thrill me"
Fuck yes...TOM ATKINS is the fuckin' man..."Thrill me"
1:25AM on 11/05/2010
Ah man, this sucks; I don't want to watch the origin story again.
Ah man, this sucks; I don't want to watch the origin story again.
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1:04AM on 11/05/2010

Sally Field! Oh no!

She's a great actress, but I still find her fuckable. However, once I see her as Aunt May, I think the fantasy goes right out the window, never to return again :(

Good casting choices though.

P.S. Hugh Laurie for JJJ
She's a great actress, but I still find her fuckable. However, once I see her as Aunt May, I think the fantasy goes right out the window, never to return again :(

Good casting choices though.

P.S. Hugh Laurie for JJJ
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1:18AM on 11/05/2010
"i still find her fuckable"

yeah they'll age her a bit with makeup if she gets the role. :D

totally agree with you about j. jonah if they go that route! He'd be great as JJJ! He would've been great as Perry White, too! If it wasn't for that damn scheduling conflict he would've been. Or Singer made a pass at him and it freaked him out? Kidding. :D I'm with Quentin on Superman Returns.
"i still find her fuckable"

yeah they'll age her a bit with makeup if she gets the role. :D

totally agree with you about j. jonah if they go that route! He'd be great as JJJ! He would've been great as Perry White, too! If it wasn't for that damn scheduling conflict he would've been. Or Singer made a pass at him and it freaked him out? Kidding. :D I'm with Quentin on Superman Returns.
12:47AM on 11/05/2010

I would buy the reboot if...

it was part of the Marvel film universe. To reboot for a 2012 release, 5 years after Spider-Man 3 would be valid, the same time between Hulk and Incredible Hulk. However, there's a small detail about the Spider-Man flicks being some of the all time highest grossing. I don't buy the need for a remake unless it's worth it. If I see Justin Hammer or Sam Sterns or any Marvel Film New Yorker, I might give it a shot because it'll then be worth it.
it was part of the Marvel film universe. To reboot for a 2012 release, 5 years after Spider-Man 3 would be valid, the same time between Hulk and Incredible Hulk. However, there's a small detail about the Spider-Man flicks being some of the all time highest grossing. I don't buy the need for a remake unless it's worth it. If I see Justin Hammer or Sam Sterns or any Marvel Film New Yorker, I might give it a shot because it'll then be worth it.
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12:46AM on 11/05/2010

Bad jokes to follow.

Noo, noo. I really don't like her! For Aunt May that is butt having Benjamin Willard as Uncle Ben would rule! I love his rice!
Noo, noo. I really don't like her! For Aunt May that is butt having Benjamin Willard as Uncle Ben would rule! I love his rice!
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12:30AM on 11/05/2010
Helen Mirren for Aunt May.
Helen Mirren for Aunt May.
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12:59AM on 11/05/2010
I love Helen Mirren, but come on?! It's her boobs right? Those big chesties defy the gravitron to this day. She is a very talented beauty, but she is not Aunt May. :D
I love Helen Mirren, but come on?! It's her boobs right? Those big chesties defy the gravitron to this day. She is a very talented beauty, but she is not Aunt May. :D
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12:16AM on 11/05/2010
Sally Field is still pretty hot.

Aunt May is a grandma.
Sally Field is still pretty hot.

Aunt May is a grandma.
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12:25AM on 11/05/2010
I got your back on this one.
I got your back on this one.
12:52AM on 11/05/2010
Yeah me too. A sawed off, two HK's and a galashnikov.
Yeah me too. A sawed off, two HK's and a galashnikov.
2:19AM on 11/05/2010
True, indeed. They should've gotten an older woman to play Aunt May. Like in Raimi's Spidey films. Sally Field's not old enough for this role.
True, indeed. They should've gotten an older woman to play Aunt May. Like in Raimi's Spidey films. Sally Field's not old enough for this role.
7:31AM on 11/05/2010
Exactly...just saw Smokey and the Bandit the other day. Can't picture this woman as Aunt May. Bad casting...
Exactly...just saw Smokey and the Bandit the other day. Can't picture this woman as Aunt May. Bad casting...
9:17AM on 11/05/2010
hahaha
hahaha
11:35PM on 11/04/2010
Terrible idea. They should have went with Mel Gibson.
Terrible idea. They should have went with Mel Gibson.
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11:26PM on 11/04/2010
Why are people complaining about Martin Sheen?
Why are people complaining about Martin Sheen?
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11:15PM on 11/04/2010

Ok :)

At first I wasn't to keen on the fact that they were going to make a reboot of spiderman because it just seemed way too soon. The 3 spidermans are still fresh in our memories. I mean they waited years before the next batman movie cause the last one seriously sucked and they took a break before tackling it again. Spiderman 3 sucked but they are not giving us the time. I don't why they couldn't call it Spiderman 4 with different actors. HOWEVER, the cast is looking fantastic and I love the
At first I wasn't to keen on the fact that they were going to make a reboot of spiderman because it just seemed way too soon. The 3 spidermans are still fresh in our memories. I mean they waited years before the next batman movie cause the last one seriously sucked and they took a break before tackling it again. Spiderman 3 sucked but they are not giving us the time. I don't why they couldn't call it Spiderman 4 with different actors. HOWEVER, the cast is looking fantastic and I love the director. I have to say this is looking up to be a reboot to really look forward too. Even if it's too soon it might be the spiderman we have been looking for. This better be a great spiderman because for them to be getting this off the ground right away instead of waiting it better blow me away. Just do me a favor....leave out the god damn 3D.
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11:34PM on 11/04/2010
i dont think its "too soon". comic book characters are MEANT to be rebooted. they get rebooted all of the time in the comics and cartoons. why not for movies? as long as they can keep the story fresh and entertaining, i dont care how many different actors play spider-man.
i dont think its "too soon". comic book characters are MEANT to be rebooted. they get rebooted all of the time in the comics and cartoons. why not for movies? as long as they can keep the story fresh and entertaining, i dont care how many different actors play spider-man.
11:01PM on 11/04/2010
Not bad.

JJJ will be the casting to beat, though.
Not bad.

JJJ will be the casting to beat, though.
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10:44PM on 11/04/2010
Sheen is a good actor, I say why not.
Sheen is a good actor, I say why not.
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12:53AM on 11/05/2010
"I say okay!"
"I say okay!"
10:20PM on 11/04/2010
Are they only using Uncle Ben in flash back sequences, or are they actually just going to remake the first Spiderman movie with a new villian? I can only see the flashback scenario working, otherwise this reboot is even more unnecessary than I thought.
Are they only using Uncle Ben in flash back sequences, or are they actually just going to remake the first Spiderman movie with a new villian? I can only see the flashback scenario working, otherwise this reboot is even more unnecessary than I thought.
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1:06AM on 11/05/2010
I think he's set caterer and they are somehow going to work that in, nonpastiche.
I think he's set caterer and they are somehow going to work that in, nonpastiche.
10:05PM on 11/04/2010

People are STILL bitching?

God you people sound so whiny and shrill, you know that? This is happening whether you like it or not, so either continue whining or go with the flow. I'm all for this. I'm glad they chose someone competent for Uncle Ben.
God you people sound so whiny and shrill, you know that? This is happening whether you like it or not, so either continue whining or go with the flow. I'm all for this. I'm glad they chose someone competent for Uncle Ben.
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11:26PM on 11/04/2010
Yeah, too bad the movie is going to suck ass and not even come close to what the original made at the box office. But I guess you like movies that are told over again and again that we have already seen.
Yeah, too bad the movie is going to suck ass and not even come close to what the original made at the box office. But I guess you like movies that are told over again and again that we have already seen.
12:30AM on 11/05/2010
But... you seem to bitch ALL the time about something.
But... you seem to bitch ALL the time about something.
1:02AM on 11/05/2010
Garfield: talented actor. Check. Stone: talented actor. Check. Ifans: talented actor. Check. Martin Sheen. Yeah what are they bitching about? I'm gonna' go have a hot pocket and have internet sex. Wait a minute that's not what I do, that's what y'all do.., Mountain Dew. Stop the bitching folks, it's happening whether you like it or not; the film and my protein deposit.
Garfield: talented actor. Check. Stone: talented actor. Check. Ifans: talented actor. Check. Martin Sheen. Yeah what are they bitching about? I'm gonna' go have a hot pocket and have internet sex. Wait a minute that's not what I do, that's what y'all do.., Mountain Dew. Stop the bitching folks, it's happening whether you like it or not; the film and my protein deposit.
1:09PM on 11/05/2010
^^Most hypocritical remark made EVER by ANYONE, and to top it off, you're easily one of the most transparent online contrarian's I've ever encountered. Nothing but pretentious bullshit.

Have a nice day, but yeah, you know, only if everyone else in your vicinity is having a bad one. Wouldn't want to give yourself the impression of conformity in ANY way.
^^Most hypocritical remark made EVER by ANYONE, and to top it off, you're easily one of the most transparent online contrarian's I've ever encountered. Nothing but pretentious bullshit.

Have a nice day, but yeah, you know, only if everyone else in your vicinity is having a bad one. Wouldn't want to give yourself the impression of conformity in ANY way.
9:52PM on 11/04/2010
Fuck Sony for doing this. There was zero reason to go and break up the storyline.
Fuck Sony for doing this. There was zero reason to go and break up the storyline.
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1:54AM on 11/05/2010
yeah, i'm biting my teeth for more spidey 3 quality exposition! you think after 3 of these the best aren't going thru the motions? oh that's right you've actually commanded a budget before and released a film.

yeah, i'm biting my teeth for more spidey 3 quality exposition! you think after 3 of these the best aren't going thru the motions? oh that's right you've actually commanded a budget before and released a film.

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9:45PM on 11/04/2010

Am I one of the few

That thinks Raimi's attempts whilst noble on the whole, were not exactly the level of auteur that people make them out to be.

I mean, Maguire was mostly wooden in them and Kirsten Dunst was a hideous choice for Mary Jane. They managed to cast an excellent group of supporting actors in the Raimi movies, in particular Rosemary Harris and JK Simmons, and James Franco was adequate if not brilliant. Then they went and made the perfect casting choice for Doc Ock in Alfred Molina and managed to
That thinks Raimi's attempts whilst noble on the whole, were not exactly the level of auteur that people make them out to be.

I mean, Maguire was mostly wooden in them and Kirsten Dunst was a hideous choice for Mary Jane. They managed to cast an excellent group of supporting actors in the Raimi movies, in particular Rosemary Harris and JK Simmons, and James Franco was adequate if not brilliant. Then they went and made the perfect casting choice for Doc Ock in Alfred Molina and managed to wrap his story with a terrible AI arm influencing him idea and wife death led narrative... Meanwhile, every casting and creative beat I've heard so far on this Spider-Man has left me interested, especially with our last two pieces of major news in Ifans and Captain Willard!

I just don't get the love for Raimi's Spider-Man when he got a lot of things very, very wrong.
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12:32AM on 11/05/2010
Yeah, while I love Raimi, he broke a cardinal rule;once the mask is on Spider-Man has to be funny. It's how straight-laced Peter cuts loose. He called Defoe 'Gobby' once, that's about it. I swear everyone BUT S-Man was funny in those films.
Yeah, while I love Raimi, he broke a cardinal rule;once the mask is on Spider-Man has to be funny. It's how straight-laced Peter cuts loose. He called Defoe 'Gobby' once, that's about it. I swear everyone BUT S-Man was funny in those films.
1:12AM on 11/05/2010
Actually I'm totally with you on that! I enjoyed the '02-'07 era but felt it could've been better at all times. Yeah, they were decent and I never wanted to see my peers cry so I just went along with them. I'm one of the few that would like to see what these new films could be. Not to go be pretentious but Burton: Batman is Raimi: Spiderman. I hope Webb:(noone else made that joke yet?)Spiderman is like Nolan: Batman. Let's hope!
Actually I'm totally with you on that! I enjoyed the '02-'07 era but felt it could've been better at all times. Yeah, they were decent and I never wanted to see my peers cry so I just went along with them. I'm one of the few that would like to see what these new films could be. Not to go be pretentious but Burton: Batman is Raimi: Spiderman. I hope Webb:(noone else made that joke yet?)Spiderman is like Nolan: Batman. Let's hope!
9:23PM on 11/04/2010
The movie is getting made. Andrew Garfield was the MAN in the Social Network, Marc Webb directed one of the best films of the year 500 Days, Martin Sheen is cool as shit, and Spider Man 3 sucked ass. I'm all for this reboot.
The movie is getting made. Andrew Garfield was the MAN in the Social Network, Marc Webb directed one of the best films of the year 500 Days, Martin Sheen is cool as shit, and Spider Man 3 sucked ass. I'm all for this reboot.
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1:27AM on 11/05/2010
hit the key points; i agree!
hit the key points; i agree!
9:23PM on 11/04/2010
A WHOLE new cast? The other Spiderman movies are still fresh in peoples minds. They should have waited for this, I know its a huge cash cow and the studio wants to make a bajillion dollars, but come on.
A WHOLE new cast? The other Spiderman movies are still fresh in peoples minds. They should have waited for this, I know its a huge cash cow and the studio wants to make a bajillion dollars, but come on.
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1:58AM on 11/05/2010
[link] says everything I need to know about you.
[link] says everything I need to know about you.
10:33PM on 11/05/2010
Yes because this is a movie site and my musical taste really matters here, I like the name more than I like the band, trust me.
Yes because this is a movie site and my musical taste really matters here, I like the name more than I like the band, trust me.
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9:16PM on 11/04/2010

Why do we need to see this story play out again?

maybe im way off, but i just want to see Spiderman fight dudes. people saw Raimi's Spiderman, they are probably already familiar with how Peter becomes Spiderman, we have to watch that again?
maybe im way off, but i just want to see Spiderman fight dudes. people saw Raimi's Spiderman, they are probably already familiar with how Peter becomes Spiderman, we have to watch that again?
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9:15PM on 11/04/2010
Im a huge X-Men and Spiderman fan growing up loved all the movies but heres where I lie X-Men gets Kevin Bacon which is awsome Spiderman gets Martin Sheen which is awsome but both movies sound very uninteresting to me and I dont care about either of them. Why are we getting a X-Men movie with Xavier having hair and no Cyclops and Jean Grey and getting a remake of Spiderman Orgin we just saw not even a decade ago I mean comon. But wait a second while writting this I just relized Cyclops wouldnt
Im a huge X-Men and Spiderman fan growing up loved all the movies but heres where I lie X-Men gets Kevin Bacon which is awsome Spiderman gets Martin Sheen which is awsome but both movies sound very uninteresting to me and I dont care about either of them. Why are we getting a X-Men movie with Xavier having hair and no Cyclops and Jean Grey and getting a remake of Spiderman Orgin we just saw not even a decade ago I mean comon. But wait a second while writting this I just relized Cyclops wouldnt make sence because if First Class is following the Film storyline it was Patrick Stewards Xavier who found Cyclops in the 70s and wouldnt make sence to have in joining in the 60s but why does it have to be called First Class. It should be called X-Men Orgins: Xavier and Magneto or something because insted of the x-men being in it it should just be about them and how they devolped their friendship and hatred.
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2:10AM on 11/05/2010
I'm with you. He was a part of the original team and yet for $ sake they are going to create an unhistorical lineup before him? Uhh, it's 'cause of the continuity of the Wolverine Origins and X3 films and..., ughh, uhh, just shut up! The only way to do an X-Men: First Class(gay)is to have Angel, Beast, Cyclops, Iceman and ol' Jean. Hooded jumpsuits. Set that in a psuedo-Mad-Men(it's hot now)60's and you have what Singer will not produce. :D I like him and I just bashed him.
I'm with you. He was a part of the original team and yet for $ sake they are going to create an unhistorical lineup before him? Uhh, it's 'cause of the continuity of the Wolverine Origins and X3 films and..., ughh, uhh, just shut up! The only way to do an X-Men: First Class(gay)is to have Angel, Beast, Cyclops, Iceman and ol' Jean. Hooded jumpsuits. Set that in a psuedo-Mad-Men(it's hot now)60's and you have what Singer will not produce. :D I like him and I just bashed him.
9:13PM on 11/04/2010
Look I like Martin Sheen and Marc Webb, but this movie can just go fuck itself. This reboot is a terrible idea and I hope it bombs. I'd rather have a redeeming Spider Man 4 with Maguire and Raimi.
Look I like Martin Sheen and Marc Webb, but this movie can just go fuck itself. This reboot is a terrible idea and I hope it bombs. I'd rather have a redeeming Spider Man 4 with Maguire and Raimi.
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2:05AM on 11/05/2010
I feel bad for you. Uhh no! You're not an idiot. I'm not bashing you, but this one,, ugh, no.
I feel bad for you. Uhh no! You're not an idiot. I'm not bashing you, but this one,, ugh, no.
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