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Marc Webb Is Officially the Helmer of 'Spider-Man' Reboot

January 20, 2010 (4:46 am) GMT
The man behind '500 Days of Summer' has signed a deal with Columbia Pictures to direct the reboot of 'Spider-Man' franchise.

Marc Webb is set to work behind the lens of an upcoming "Spider-Man" film. Following rumor that his name has been put on the top of list of the possible director for the untitled Spider-Man reboot, the 34-year-old has been confirmed to tackle the said job.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Webb, who has options on two sequels, will start shooting the film soon with a script written by Jamie Vanderbilt. The story will focus on Spider-Man's alter ego Peter Parker during his high school age. Columbia Pictures eyes summer 2012 release date for this Avi Arad and Laura Ziskin-produced film.

Before making his feature length debut when directing romantic comedy "", Marc Webb has directed music videos of several musicians including , and . He was previously set to work on some of Fox's projects, but the studio has allowed him to bow out of his commitment so that he could make a deal with Columbia.

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