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New Spider-Man Movie Getting a Sheen

Finally! A Sheen story that doesn't involve Charlie.
/ Source: E!online

Finally! A Sheen story that doesn't involve Charlie.

The recent headline-making actor's dad, Martin Sheen, has signed on to play Peter Parker's Uncle Ben in the upcoming Spider-Man reboot starring Social Network dude Andrew Garfield as the web-slinger, Columbia Pictures confirms to E! News.

But the former West Wing prez might not be the only acting vet to be a part of the Marc Webb-helmed superhero flick. The studio also tells us that Sally Field is currently in talks to take on the role of...

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Aunt May!

The casting news comes on the heels of recent announcements that Emma Stone will star as love interest Gwen Stacy while Rhys Ifans will portray the not-yet-revealed villain.

Cameras are scheduled to begin rolling in December.

Meanwhile, the long-awaited Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark has suffered yet another setback. The U2- scored show's opening night was scheduled for Dec. 21, but that's now been pushed to Jan. 11 in order for the producers to fine tune the production a wee bit more. As for previews, those have also shifted slightly, from Nov. 14 to Nov. 28.

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