Sony Seeking Younger Actor For Role Of ‘Spider-Man’

On Tuesday Marvel revealed that they had struck a deal with Sony to have Spider-Man crossover into the Marvel film universe.

On Tuesday Marvel revealed that they had struck a deal with Sony to have Spider-Man crossover into the Marvel film universe.

This announcement sparked a lot of questions from fans as well as theories on how it would all play out, but one question that was broached was whether or not Sony would be looking to replace Andrew Garfield, who currently plays Spidey in their movies.

The answer it would appear  to be  yes.

Yesterday Sony revealed that they were looking at younger actors to take over the role from Andrew Garfield who will carry on for the next two films. Two names rumored to be in the running for the part are Dylan O’Brien (Teen Wolf, The Maze Runner) and Logan Lerman (Fury).

Garfield is expected to leave the franchise after two films following a new deal with Marvel Studios that will see the character appear in its upcoming movies.

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige will serve as a producer on Sony’s next Spider-Man film.

Sony have also revealed that their plans to move forward with their spinoffs, including Venom, Sinister Six and a mystery female-led project will continue.

Ian Cullen is the founder of scifipulse.net and has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy from birth. In the past few years he has written for 'Star Trek' Magazine as well as interviewed numerous comics writers, television producers and actors for the SFP-NOW podcast at: www.scifipulseradio.com When he is not writing for scifipulse.net Ian enjoys playing his guitar, studying music, watching movies and reading his comics. Ian is both the founder and owner of scifipulse.net You can contact ian at: ian@scifipulse.net
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