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‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Richard and Mary Parker Photo

The Amazing Spider-Man was released July 3rd, 2012.

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‘Spider-Man’ Gets Irrfan Khan as Proto-Goblin Nels Van Atter

As we reported in early November, Peter Parker's parents Richard and Mary will be making their big screen debut in Marc Webb's Untitled Spider-Man Reboot. It is not known if their ties to S.H.I.E.L.D. will be revealed in this particular story, but The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Campbell Scott and Julianne Nicholson will be bringing these characters to life.

It is also being reported that Irrfan Khan will play the second villain in the movie, a thug named Nels Van Atter who is somewhat of a mystery to fans of this particular franchise. According to Marvel lore, he is the evil Proto-Goblin, a research assistant to Mendel Stromm and employee of Norman Osborne (aka The Green Goblin}. He was used in the conducting of high-tech experiments, and served as a test subject for a chemical that was developed by Osborne and Stromm, which turned him into a red beast with fangs and claws.

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