Latest SPIDER-MAN Rumor Links Philip Seymour Hoffman to the Return of Venom
Published: October 1, 2010 - 9:40am
Two more actresses have been added to the continued search for lead roles in the reboot of the Spider-Man franchise. Included in this report is that Oscar award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman may take on the role of Venom.
Actresses Dianna Agron (Glee) and Georgina Haig, (Wasted on the Young) have been added to the search for characters Mary Jane Watson and Gwen Stacy. As reported last week the reboot is Looking to Add Two Female Leads. These two along with Emma Stone, Mia Wasikowska and Dominique McElligott from last week are all in the mix at this point. No word on which roles the actresses are screen testing for. Agron just tested yesterday although her involvement in the hit TV series could very well be a factor for meeting the shooting schedule.
The most intriguing part of the entire story is the last few sentences wrapping up the actress search:
All this should be wrapped up shortly and then we can get on to speculating about the villain. Early unconfirmed talk: they want to bring back Venom and they are looking at Philip Seymour Hoffman.
BAFTA Award winning actor Andrew Garfield will be swinging into theaters as the new Spider-Man in the Marc Webb directed reboot, which is scheduled for 3D theatrical release July 3rd, 2012.