With Peter Parker, Gwen Stacy, and supervillain The Lizard all cast in Marc Webb's Spider-Man reboot, it's time to move on to wild speculation about the comic book film's supporting cast, and it looks like What'sPlaying has the first rumor for us to freak out about. The outlet claims Sam Elliott and Mad Men's John Slattery are two of "a dozen or so" actors up for the role of always-shouting Daily Bugle editor J. Jonah Jameson. In the previous Spider-Man films, the part was played to gruff, caricatured perfection by J.K. Simmons, so let's all make hope-wishes his name is still in the running, too. He can be the one consistent entity able to traverse the worlds of old and new Spider-Man even as everyone else changes--like Judi Dench in the Bond films. Or lead guitarist Neal Schon in Journey.
It's Andrew Garfield. The 26-year-old actor--who you probably don't know at all unless you saw the Red Riding trilogy, the recent trailer for Never Let Me Go, or can remember him in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus--beat out at least four other contenders who seemed even les... / Continue →
Interrupting our concerns over which supermodel Michael Bay will choose for Transformers 3 (probably whichever is best at shuffling around shooting targets, right?), the Hollywood Reporter claims casting for the lead in Marc Webb's new back-to-school Spider-Man film has been na... / Continue →
Hey, it's been almost a month since we heard Spider-Man was rebooting! Let the Peter Parker casting rumors begin!
Billy Bush, the Ryan Seacrest of Access Hollywood, just did an interview with Logan Lerman on his Extra-rivaling show, and the young star of Percy Jackson & The Ol... / Continue →