film / tv / streaming / politics / web / celeb/ industry / video / love / lists / think pieces / misc / about / cbr
film / tv / politics / web / celeb























spider-man3.jpg

Spider-Man 4: Dead. Done. Buried. Nada.

By Dustin Rowles | Industry | January 11, 2010 |

By Dustin Rowles | Industry | January 11, 2010 |


The headline and subheadline tell you all you really need to know about this story -- according to Nikki Finke, Sony Pictures has completely scrapped Spider-Man 4. No Malkovich. No Raimi. No Maguire. And no Dunst (small favors, I suppose). Sam Raimi couldn't meet the release date, so he apparently decided to leave the project. Or Sony pushed him out. Who knows?

Instead, Sony will now focus their attention on a Spider-Man reboot franchise, working off of a script from Jamie Vanderbilt (Zodiac).

What does it all mean? Beats me. I'm actually kind of sad about it -- not really because there won't be a Spider-Man 4, but because the last one will be Raimi's last. He's a great director; Spider-Man 3 was a terrible movie; and I hate to see him go out like that.

And so a new round of casting (and now directing) rumors begins.

More as it develops, I'm sure.




Dustin is the founder and co-owner of Pajiba. You may email him here or follow him on Twitter.



MTV to Remake "Dawn of the Dead" as a TV Series

Pajiba After Dark 1/11/10











The Pajiba Store


petr-store-pajiba.png





Privacy Policy
advertise