Director Marc Webb stated:
“The chemistry between Andrew and Emma was stunning and made Emma the clear choice. At the heart of the story of Peter Parker is not only the amazing Spider-Man, but also an ordinary teenager who is wondering what he has to do to get the girl. Andrew and Emma will bring everything audiences expect to these roles, but also make them their own. Much to my surprise, it was fun to find out that our choice for Gwen (Emma) is also a natural blonde.”
Spider-Man, written by James Vanderbilt and produced by Avi Arad and Laura Ziskin, starts production in December for national 3-D release on July 3, 2012.
Stone is coming up in Warner Bros.’ Crazy, Stupid, Love opposite Steve Carell and Ryan Gosling and in The Help, the adaptation of the Kathryn Stockett bestseller.