Movie News

Four testing for Norman Osborn role in The Amazing Spider-Man sequel

Four testing for Norman Osborn role in The Amazing Spider-Man sequel

The sequel to “The Amazing Spider-Man” has moved on from Mary Jane Watson (Shailene Woodley nabbed the part) and villain Electro (Jamie Foxx will play the role) to now casting the part of Peter Parker’s boyhood pal Harry Osborn.

A quartet of actors are testing for the role of Spidey’s pal, played by James Franco in the previous films, says The Hollywood Reporter.

“Snow White & The Huntsman” star Sam Claflin, “My Week with Marilyn”‘s Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth (“LOL”), and Boyd Holbrook, who appears in the upcoming “The Host”, are apparently testing for the part today.

Though producers were initially looking for an actor apt to play a brooding, dark type Osborn (not unlike Franco’s incarnation), ‘good looks’ and ‘athleticism’ are now the core prerequisites.

The “Spider-Man” sequel, which will again star Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone as Peter Parker and Gwen Stacey, respectively, will be directed by Marc Webb.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 6 times, 6 visits today)
Movie News

Psychiatrist nurse that brings her love of cinema and medical opinion to Moviehole.

More in Movie News


Chris Messina joins Ben Affleck crime drama

AshAug 29, 2015

Ryan Simpkins moves into Will Ferrell & Amy Poehler’s House

AshAug 29, 2015

Video game Borderlands gets silver screen treatment

AshAug 29, 2015

Rescue Me alum in Doubt

ClintAug 29, 2015

Fox’s Frankenstein Code undergoes a name change!

Brooke CampbellAug 29, 2015

Armie Hammer coupled with Amy Adams for Nocturnal Animals

Brooke CampbellAug 29, 2015
OH HEAVENLY DOG, from left: Chevy Chase, Jane Seymour, Benji the dog, 1980, TM & Copyright ©20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved.

Chevy Chase & Benji classic being remade

Brooke CampbellAug 29, 2015

Howard strikes Gold with McConaughey, Ramirez

Brooke CampbellAug 29, 2015

Noyce directing Ambulance remake

Brooke CampbellAug 29, 2015