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Jamie Bell Reportedly Cast in 'Spider-Man' Reboot

June 8, 2010 (5:55 am) GMT
Reports say the British young man has been chosen by Columbia Pictures to play Peter Parker in the upcoming 3-D film.

Columbia Pictures might have found the new depicter of Peter Parker. Following news which mentioned that the short list of untitled Spider-Man reboot was narrowed down to five, it is now rumored that the studio has dropped their choice to .

Words that Bell has been cast in the film are first spread by Bleeding Cool. The site claims they have received repeated reports in the last twenty-four hours that the studio have settled on their new Spider-Man and he is none other than the English actor.

Bell was previously rumored on the short list alongside other candidates who included , , and .

If the report is true, Bell could start filming the "" reboot later this year with Marc Webb serving behind the lens. The movie will see Peter Parker as a teenager who grapples with both contemporary human problems and amazing super-human crises. Columbia Pictures secures July 3, 2012 U.S. release date for the movie.

24-year-old Jamie Bell made his film debut in dance flick "Billy Elliot", playing the tittle character. He recently appeared in "" and "", and will be soon seen in "".

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