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No Mary Jane in 'Spider-Man' Reboot

November 6, 2010 (3:43 am) GMT
Despite plans to feature two female leads, filmmakers reportedly decide to stick with one love interest after casting Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy.
No Mary Jane in 'Spider-Man' Reboot

There won't be a love triangle in "" reboot as predicted before. After long reports that the movie will feature two love interests of Peter Parker, Mary Jane and Gwen Stacy, "an individual familiar with the project" has now told TheWrap the red-haired girl will not appear in the upcoming film.

In fact, MJ is not and was never featured in the script written by James Vanderbilt. Though so, the site says there were indeed some discussions about playing MJ. However, after she is cast as Gwen Stacy, "the filmmakers decide to trust their instincts and stick with one love interest."

Stone will be seen playing opposite who has been tapped to portray Peter Parker/Spider-Man. is cast as a villainous character whose name has not been revealed, and will play Peter's Uncle Ben. may join as Aunt May.

This untitled Spider-Man reboot has Marc Webb on board to serve behind the lens. No official storyline is released for the action superhero film, which is due July 3, 2012 in the U.S. The project has gotten December start date.

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