3 December 2012 12:20 PM, PST | NextMovie | See recent NextMovie news »

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but when that picture is a photo of the new Harry Osborn in the upcoming superhero blockbuster 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2," it's more accurate that a picture is worth about 10,000 re-tweets.

So are you ready to meet the once and future Green Goblin?

That charming young fellow, it turns out, will be played by Dane DeHaan, who is probably best known to audiences for his role in the surprise hit "Chronicle" earlier this year. He also had parts in period pieces "Lawless" and "Lincoln" this fall, making 2012 a pretty darn good year for people named Dane DeHaan.

Of course, it helps that DeHaan is an absolute dead ringer for a "Titanic"-era Leonardo DiCaprio (seriously, check out the photo director Marc Webb tweeted to announce the casting decision), which should help fans forget heartthrob James Franco, who memorably played »

- Scott Harris

Report a problem



Similar News Items

Leonardo DiCaprio
James Franco
Sam Raimi


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners