With Sony and Marvel Studios parting ways, it looks like there's going to be another Spider-Man reboot. Again. Maybe. Who should follow in Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire, and Andrew Garfield's footsteps, as Peter Parker? Spider-Man fantasy casting opens up a whole world of great actors who could easily don the Spidey suit in upcoming movies. But who should play Spider-Man? Help us decide!
When The Amazing Spider-Man reboot began, Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy wasn't even five years old. In fact, a fourth Raimi Spider-Man was actively into pre-production, with Anne Hathaway as Black Cat, when Sony decided to reboot the franchise instead of carrying on. So, another reboot would not be out of character for them, nor would a new actor in the main superhero role be out of the question.
The way we see it, there are three main paths a new Spider-Man franchise could take. First, they could recast Spider-Man very young and do yet another complete reboot. Second, they could recast him on the younger side and do an Incredible Hulk-esque reboot wherein he's mentioned, but they don't have to retell the origin story for the 127th time. Or, they could cast an older, more seasoned Spider-Man who is well into his career and adapt stories we haven't seen yet in either Spidey franchise.
We'll be focusing on the second and third options, though any of these young actors could fit a reboot and we could easily see them get bitten by a radioactive spider. Again. For the umpteenth time. But let's hope that won't be the case.
Keep in mind all of these actors would work as Spider-Man, even if Marvel and Sony finally come to an agreement. These are the actors worthy of playing Peter Parker the Spectacular Spider-Man. Make sure to vote up all your favorite choices and hope that Sony hears our plea.
This kid has been spectacular in every role he's had. He's been in the game for over a decade but is still young enough to play Parker going down the origin route. With Percy Jackson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and Fury, he's got quite the following.