Evan Rachel Wood lands role in musical adaptation of Spider-Man?

December 11th, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Evan Rachel Wood has reportedly landed the leading lady role in the upcoming Broadway musical of Spider-Man.

According to a report on IESB.net, the actress is has been cast as the superhero’’s love interest Mary Jane Watson - played by Kirsten Dunst in the film series.

The forthcoming New York stage show will feature music by U2 rockers Bono and The Edge, reports Contactmusic.

The live venture will re-team Wood with Julie Taymor, who directed their 2007 film Across The Universe.

And Taymor is “still trying to convince” Wood’’s Across The Universe co-star Jim Sturgess to take the title role.

Wood is due to start rehearsals in June next year (09), according to the report. (ANI)

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