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The battle for Harry Osborn is on, because who wouldn’t want to play Peter Parker’s scheming, contemptuous, douchebag friend in Marc Webb‘s upcoming sequel? James Franco defined the role back in 2002 when Sam Raimi cast him as Osborn in the original Spider-Man movie. And when we say defined, we purely mean that James Franco is the only guy who’s had a chance to play the character on the big screen thus far. Which means anyone can define it if they want to. Do you want to? Go on. Define it.

As for the casting of said role in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, we have four new names to throw at you. First there’s Sam Claflin, the upcoming star of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Then we have Eddie Redmayne, who plays Marius in Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables film. There’s also Douglas Booth, star of Lol, »

- T.J. Barnard

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