Quantcast
Published On: Sun, Nov 7th, 2010

Sally Field joins Spidey as Aunt May

Sally Field as Aunt May?

Heat Vision reports: The actress is in early talks to play Peter Parker’s beloved aunt in the new Spider-Man movie, which Marc Webb is directing for Columbia.

The news comes on the heels of Martin Sheen in final negotiations to play Uncle Ben in the relaunch of the movie franchise.

Aunt May is a key supporting character in Peter Parker/Spider-Man’s life, as she is the only family the young hero has.

In the early comics, she was portrayed as a frail lady who worried over her nephew, trying to set him up with the neighbor’s daughter, and frequently got sick, adding to Peter’s personal woes.

In addition to Sheen, the new movie, which begins shooting in December, has Andrew Garfield as Peter, Emma Stone as love interest Gwen Stacy and Rhys Ifans as the movie’s unnamed villain.

Field’s last major studio role was in 2003’s Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde, although she did star in the 2006 indie drama Two Weeks. She is more recently known for her work on ABC’s Brothers & Sisters.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/heat-vision/sally-field-talks-spider-man-35864

On the DISPATCH: Headlines  Local  Opinion

Subscribe to Weekly Newsletter

* indicates required
/ ( mm / dd ) [ALL INFO CONFIDENTIAL]

About the Author

- Stories transferred over from The Desk of Brian where the original author was not determined and the content is still of interest of Dispatch readers.

Tags

Leave a comment

XHTML: You can use these html tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Sign up for our Weekly Newsletter



Recent Posts

Chat and Meet apps for mobile

November 30, 2022, Comments Off on Chat and Meet apps for mobile

Addressing the Bias in the Grant Awards System

November 30, 2022, Comments Off on Addressing the Bias in the Grant Awards System
lab test research laboratory

Can Biological Research Be Conducted Successfully Online?

November 23, 2022, Comments Off on Can Biological Research Be Conducted Successfully Online?

What are the best ideas for Catholic gifts on your Christmas?

November 23, 2022, Comments Off on What are the best ideas for Catholic gifts on your Christmas?

Virtual Career Opportunities in the US Job Market for Internationals

November 16, 2022, Comments Off on Virtual Career Opportunities in the US Job Market for Internationals

Getting The Best Online Deals For A Car, Truck, Or SUV

November 14, 2022, Comments Off on Getting The Best Online Deals For A Car, Truck, Or SUV

Is Secularism or Cohabitation Affecting the Success of Your Marriage?

November 14, 2022, Comments Off on Is Secularism or Cohabitation Affecting the Success of Your Marriage?

How to Make Your Mobile Phone More Secure

November 14, 2022, Comments Off on How to Make Your Mobile Phone More Secure

Categories

Archives