Billy Elliot’s Jamie Bell tipped to play teenage Spider-Man?

May 30th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI  

London, May 30 (ANI): Billy Elliot star Jamie Bell may be roped in to play teenage Spider-Man in the fourth installment of the superhero franchise.

Movie producers are eyeing a prequel, taking character Peter Parker back to high school before he became the superhero, portrayed by Tobey Maguire in the first three films.

According to Heat Vision Blog, along with The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus star Andrew Garfield and Josh Hutcherson from Journey to the Center of the Earth, casting executives are reportedly considering Bell for the lead role, reports The Daily Express.

Maguire and director Sam Raimi quit the franchise earlier this year. (ANI)

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