Chris Cooper is set to join the Movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The Company You Keep star will play the part as villain Norman Osborn, which had been originally played by William Dafoe is Sam Raimi‘s 2002 original feature.
He will play alongside Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone – who will reprise their roles as Peter Parker/Spider Man and Gwen Stacy. Marc Webb will return to direct, with Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach producing.
Raimi recently did admit that he hasn’t got the ”guts” to watch the new instalments, but is a big fan of the director and cast.
”I’m a big Marc Webb fan and a giant fan of Emma Stone. And of Andrew Garfield.
”And I love the producers of that movie because they are dear friends, and the writer. But, I haven’t had the guts to go see the movie yet.
”Because I don’t want to go to my girlfriend’s wedding. I just can’t bring myself to do it. I don’t have the guts. But, I hear it’s great.
“The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ is scheduled for a 3D UK release in April 2014.