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Spider-Man Casting Announcement Expected Soon


Director Marc Webb’s Spider-Man reboot is getting closer to finding its leading man, as executives at Sony have allegedly reviewed screen tests for finalists for the role of Peter Parker.

These finalists consist of previously mentioned candidates Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot), Andrew Garfield (The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus), Anton Yelchin (Star Trek), Aaron Johnson (Kick-Ass), Alden Ehrenreich (Tetro) and Logan Lerman (Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief). Assuming that these really are the candidates, our next Peter Parker will come from this list.

Sony is reportedly expected to make a casting decision soon with hopes to move into production before the end of the year. Once Parker is cast, other actors can be selected as they fit opposite the leading role. The Spider-Man reboot is currently slated to swing into theaters on July 3, 2012.

Of the candidates listed, who do you want to see as Parker?

Source: Deadline


  • Mike

    Logan Lerman all the way. Give the part to him. He looks believeable as Peter Parker.

  • John Zaleski

    Aaron Johnson or Logan Lerman plz!

  • Gerard

    1. Logan Lerman. 2. Aaron Johnson.

  • Nick

    Whichever one of them is the youngest. I'm sick of Hollywood casting people in their 20's to play high school students.

  • Dale Beecher

    Should Never have Removed Toby Maguire ! They wont be able to replace Toby !

  • Thesnappysneezer

    I hope it isn't Anton Yelchin. He was the only poor performance in Star Trek and in interviews he seemed to have a complete lack of respect for the original source material. I doubt he even likes comic books, the arrogant snob.

  • demoncat_4

    i do not really care who they pick as long as he can pull off being peter and spider man . even though Sony is just doing all this to keep the rights a little too fast trying to get another spider film going.

  • Scarab

    Logan Lerman for sure. He's young, he looks like Ultimate Peter Parker, and he's a decent enough actor

  • Ken

    Logan Lerman all the way. I'm still upset about a relaunch already (especially considering how I loved Tobey Maguire as Spidey/Peter) but since it's happening, no one else should get it but Lerman. I've been a fan of his ever since Jack & Bobby.

    I hope they keep MJ around, though. I miss her in the comics and it'd be sad to see her leave the movies, too.

  • Spidergeek3

    how can sony lie to us about glad he is back and want him to win cuz he can carry this franchise just as good as tobey did. o yea and he looks like a geek and has that young goin threw pubrtey voice

  • logan for spiderman

    logan is better and shouldh get the part but aaron johnsons american accent sounds like ultimate spiderman just watch kick ass and you will see. and i played the ultimate spiderman video game so i no wat pete sounds like.

  • Beewcarsmells

    Donald Glover! wtf, he didn't even get an audition after all that facebook malarkey?

  • Ed

    Regardless of who gets the part, or even how “hard” a reboot this is:

  • Joe

    i like aaron johnson , but kick ass movie has a same theme with spiderman , so i will vote for logan lerman

    but for me tobey maguire is peter parker

  • J. A. Crestmere

    Please not Anton Yelchin.

    Don't constrain an actor that good by sticking him in a franchise at this young of an age.

    He needs roles that can really help him to reach his full potential as an actor and Spider-Man is not that role.

  • J. A. Crestmere

    Double posted by accident.