Martin Sheen is reportedly extremely close to signing on as Spider-Man's Uncle Ben, while Sally Field is in negotiations to play his other half, Aunt May, in the soon to shoot new Spider-Man reboot.

According to The Heat Vision Blog, deals are likely for both stars to join the already cast Andrew Garfield (as spidey), Emma Stone (Gwen Stacey) and Rhys Ifans (a random villain). It was initially thought the film would be set in high school, but Garfield in 27, so they may move more towards the college years.

Anyhow, Marc Webb follows up the brilliant (500) Days of Summer, and some really cool music videos, with the blockbuster.

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