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Joshua Jackson is the Next Spider-Man?

Posted: March 11th, 2008 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Joshua Jackson is the Next Spider-Man?Submit Comment
It has been previously reported that Chris Cooper (Breach) was extremely close to getting the role of Lt James Gordon in "Batman Begins," which eventually went to Gary Oldman. While that's interesting, did you know that Joshua Jackson (Dawson's Creek) was just as close to becoming Batman? "I went and did the screen test," said Jackson. "I was one the last four or five guys [up for the role of Batman.]"

At this point, it is hard to imagine anyone else playing the hero other than Christian Bale and Jackson seems to agree. "I don't like to lose any job, but they cast the right guy," he said. "I mean, Christian Bale was excellent."

Even though Jackson didn't get the role, he is not done trying to put a superhero movie onto his resume. "You know, honestly, out of the big super heroes the guy that I would most naturally be a fit to play is Spider-Man, but that one is pretty well locked up," he said of the role made famous by Tobey Maguire. "And, frankly, I'm too old to play that character because the parable of Spiderman is the teenager going through puberty."

Last we checked, "Spider-Man 4" is still being planned and Maguire has not signed on to return. "Well then, yeah," Jackson laughed. "That was really subtle of me putting my name in the hat."

Click here to read more about "Spider-Man 4."

Source: MTV News


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Nohands[NL] writes:
on March 11th, 2008 at 6:44:32 AM

I think he will be a better spiderman....

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