Marvel May Have Found Their Aunt May

MarisaTomeiVariety is reporting that Marvel and Sony are going to go with actress Marisa Tomei to play Aunt May in the new version of Spider-Man. She would play opposite the recently cast Tom Holland. Previously Aunt May has been played by veteran actresses like Sally Field and Rosemary Harris… Harris was 74 when the first Tobey Maguire Spider-Man debuted and Field was 66 when the Amazing Spider-Man with Andrew Garfield was released. Tomei is currently 50, a much younger Aunt May to go with a much younger Peter Parker… Holland is 19.

Marvel and Sony have not commented on the rumor.

[Source: Variety]

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.