As perfect as J.K. Simmons (above) was playing Daily Bugle editor J. Jonah Jameson in the Sam Raimi Spider-Man films, it’s no surprise to report that director Marc Webb is recasting the role for his 3D reboot of the franchise. In order to separate his film from the previous ones, everyone has to be recast and so far, Webb is holding his own, grabbing Andrew Garfield (The Social Network) as Peter Parker, Emma Stone (Zombieland) as Gwen Stacey and Rhys Ifans (Notting Hill) as The Lizard. Two of the names reportedly being considered for Parker’s cigar-chomping, loud talking boss are John Slattery (Mad Men) and Sam Elliot (The Big Lebowski). There’s more info after the break. Read More »

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