Sony is making the new Spider-Man movie a whole lot younger.
Now that Andrew Garfield is fired from the Spider-Man franchise. Sony Pictures getting ready to put out a new casting call for their next Spider-Man movie. According to Variety, the plan is for the character to go back to high school in the next films.
A number of actors already have been mentioned as being considered for the role, including “The Maze Runner” and “Teen Wolf’s” Dylan O’Brien and the “Percy Jackson” franchise’s Logan Lerman. Lerman most recently co-starred in Sony’s “Fury.”
Actors have yet to be approached, and sources say Sony is looking to hire a new director to replace “The Amazing Spider-Man” films’ Marc Webb before tapping a new Spidey. The studio also needs to figure out whether it wants to go with another Peter Parker or introduce another character that suits up as Spider-Man, including Miles Morales, whose father is African American and mother is Puerto Rican.
The plans for the new Spider-Man movie will spend more time in the setting and explore this awkward relationship with other students while fighting crime outside of the classroom. Peter Parker ends up becoming a science teacher.