December 7th, 2010
09:35 AM ET
Director Julie Taymor is rushing to the defense of Spider-Man.
Though the musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has made headlines for its technical glitches, confusing plot, and numerous on-set injuries, Taymor isn't getting caught up in the web of negative press.
"It takes awhile to figure out all the things that could go wrong," she told CNN last night at the L.A. premiere of her new movie "The Tempest."
October 12th, 2010
03:03 PM ET
The pieces are starting to come together for "(500) Days of Summer" director Marc Webb's version of "Spider-Man."
He has his Peter Parker in Andrew Garfield, his Gwen Stacy in Emma Stone, and now his villain in "Notting Hill" actor Rhys Ifans (soon to be seen in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"). Yet, as EW.com reports, it's still a mystery as to which villain Ifans will portray.
The speculation on social media is that he would be great as the Lizard, a.k.a. Professor Curt Connors, who was actually portrayed by Dylan Baker in the Sam Raimi-directed "Spider-Man" movies.
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