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Rhys Ifans cast as (unidentified) villain in next “Spider-Man” film

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Well that didn’t take very long. Sony just announced that Rhys Ifans of “Pirate Radio” and “Notting Hill” will play the villain, opposite Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker and Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, in the next installment of Spider-Man from Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios.[...]

‘Easy A’s’ Emma Stone joins Andrew Garfield in “Spider-Man”

HollywoodNews.com: Emma Stone has been cast as the female lead in the upcoming “Spider-Man” film from Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios, it was announced today by Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment and Matt Tolmach, president of Columbia Pictures. Stone has been tapped for the role of Gwen Stacy[...]

Andrew Garfield to play Peter Parker in ‘Spider-Man’

HollywoodNews.com: After a comprehensive worldwide casting search, Andrew Garfield has been chosen to portray Peter Parker when Spider-Man swings back onto the screen in 3D on July 3, 2012. The new film will begin production in early December directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay by James Vanderbilt. Laura Ziskin[...]

Sony working on 3D “Popeye” movie

BY STAFF Sony is working on a 3D version of the hit cartoon “Popeye.” Variety reports that former Marvel boss Avi Arad will produce the film and Mike Jones is in negotiations to write the film. This will be the first time the sailor will return to the big screen[...]

Spider-Man swings into theaters in 3D

Spider-Man will swing into theaters worldwide in 3D beginning July 3, 2012, it was announced today by Jeff Blake, Chairman of Sony Pictures Worldwide Marketing & Distribution. The new film which is still untitled, will begin production later this year directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay by James Vanderbilt.[...]