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Actress was rumored to be up for the part of Mary Jane Watson.

By Kara Warner

Emma Stone

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This week is shaping up to be a big one for comic book movie news. First, Zack Snyder was announced as the "Superman" reboot director, and now Emma Stone has been confirmed in a leading role alongside "The Social Network" actor Andrew Garfield in Marc Webb's reimagining of "Spider-Man" — albeit with a bit of bait and switch.

Earlier this week, it was reported that Stone had been offered the role of Spidey's love interest Mary Jane Watson, but Sony announced Tuesday (October 5) that the "Easy A" actress will be playing the web-slinger's other love interest, Gwen Stacy.

The Mary Jane Watson role seemed a perfect fit, if only because both Mj and Stone are redheads (at least that is Stone's current hair color). However, according to a statement from Webb, »

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