10 December 2012 7:51 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Okay, this isn't too surprising given that the memory of Uncle Ben is a key emotional hook for Peter Parker in both the comics and movies, but it looks like the dead will rise (kind of) for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." Hitting Ireland's "The Late Late Show" last week to talk about his human rights project “Voices From The Front Line,” Martin Sheen revealed that he's taken the call to come off the bench for the Spidey sequel. "Well they called me back, I don't know what the part's going to be but I'm going to be Uncle Ben once again in 'Spider-Man' next year. We shoot in February," he told host Ryan Tubridy. Of course, since he died in the last movie, it's pretty safe to say he'll be relegated to flashbacks. Sheen joins the growing cast that includes newcomers Dane DeHaan, Jamie Foxx and Shailene Woodley with the returning Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Emma Stone (III)
Andrew Garfield (I)
Jamie Foxx

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