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Spider-Man 4… Without Tobey Maguire

Yup, you read it right… Spider-Man 4 without the trademark face.

Tobey Maguire is being replaced in Spider-Man 4  by Andrew Garfield (Air, I’m Here, Never Let Me Go).

Andrew Garfield

Before Andrew Garfield was named the new Spidey, he had some pretty tough competition going, with Josh Hutcherson, Logan Lerman, Jamie Bell, Alden Ehrenreich, Aaron Johnson, Anton Yelchin, Zac Effron and the Hollywood hotshot of the moment, Robert Pattinson, all long and short listed for the role. Now that, must have been one tough decision to make!

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Spider-Man 4, currently untitled, but known as ‘Untitled Spider-Man Reboot’, is still in it’s early stages of production. In fact, it’s not scheduled for filming till December this year.

You thought that was a bit of a wait? Release date: July 3, 2012.

Yup. July 2012.  Spider-Man fans, we have a long wait ahead of us.

So, what’s the story that’s been stewing in the media for a while now?
To be honest, I was a bit confused myself, so I did my homework and look what I dug up…

When they say reboot, Sony really means reboot. We’re talking Peter Parker back at high school, a complete reboot of the franchise… new cast, meaning bye-bye Tobey Maguire (as mentioned before… 😦 ) and bye-bye Kirsten Dunst (I think she’s getting a little old to play the high school MJ but all the same, we’re sad to see her go).

Not only are the classic faces gone, but also the classic Spider-Man director Sam Raimi. The new film will be directed by Marc Webb and scripts written by James Vanderbilt, along with Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. There are assumptions that the reboot will be based on the Ultimate Spider-Man comics. Those are the rumours floating about, after creator of comics Brian Michael Bendis met with the movie crew.

Sam Raimi

And what brought this reboot on? Rumour has it that Raimi withdrew after claiming he wouldn’t be able to make the movie’s 2011 release date and maintain the high creative and quality standard expected of any Spider-Man film.

Fair enough, I reckon.

“Working on the ‘Spider-Man’ movies was the experience of a lifetime for me. While we were looking forward to doing a fourth one together, the studio and Marvel have a unique opportunity to take the franchise in a new direction, and I know they will do a terrific job,” said Sam Raimi.

Sony has also confirmed that the Spidey reboot will be in 3D, so that’s something to look forward to as well.

I’ve summed up what I know and if you want to enlighten me with any more goss on this issue, please go ahead, I’d love to hear. 🙂 After all, we’re huge Spidey fans here at Ebony Ink!

Spider-Man Reboot...

Drop a comment and let us know what you think… Maguire/Garfield, Raimi/Webb… we wanna hear what you have to say!


Avatar: The Last Airbender- the movie cast

Here’s the cast:

https://i1.wp.com/www.freewebs.com/edwardandisabellacullen/702591.jpg Jackson Rathbone                      as                               Sokka

https://i1.wp.com/www.exposay.com/celebrity-photos/stella-maeve-harold-new-york-city-premiere-inside-arrivals-0wWXmm.jpg Nicola Peltz                                   as                                Katara

http://beingz.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/airbender.jpg Noah Ringer                                   as                               Aang

https://i0.wp.com/poponthepop.com/images/gallery/dev-patel-smiles.jpg Dev Patel                                          as                               Zuko

https://i1.wp.com/images.rottentomatoes.com/images/spotlights/2007/rtuk_feature_curtis_01.jpg Cliff Curtis                                       as                               Firelord Ozai

https://i2.wp.com/static.cinemarx.ro/poze/postere/actori/jes/Jessica-Andres-814221-529.jpg Jessica Andres                                as                                Suki

https://i1.wp.com/mimg.ugo.com/200908/10759/Seychelle-Gabriel-621978-816.jpg Seychelle Gabrielle                        as                                Princess Yue

http://knightleyemma.files.wordpress.com/2008/07/aasif.jpg Aasif Mandvi                                     as                                Commander Zhao

https://i2.wp.com/powet.tv/powetblog/wp-content/uploads/2007/03/shauntoub.jpg Shaun Toub                                           as                                Uncle Iroh

Now, when I saw this cast, I was wondering… WHERE ARE THE ASIAN ACTORS??

I mean if you cana pull off getting two Indian- and even a Maori- actor in the main, why not an Asian??????

Anyway, this has been a raging controversy for a while, so I’m not going to comment much more on it than I already have, because after all, it does come down to personal preference.

And my personal preference is the cartoon version of Avatar anyway. I don’t know how they’re going to pull off making a movie from this series, because really the whole series was so awesome it’d be awful to see any of the good parts dropped…

And one more thing- where’s Azula and where’s Toph and where’s Mai and Ty-Lee? I hope they’re still going to be in the movie…

What do you guys think? Happy with this cast?

Any comments can be shared below!


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