Spider-Man Lands Martin Sheen as Uncle Ben!

The legendary actor will star as Peter Parker's wise guardian in Marc Webb's highly-anticipated reboot.
BYBrian Gallagher | November 4th, 2010

Martin Sheen will play Uncle Ben in the Spider-Man rebootHeat Vision Blog is reporting that Martin Sheen is in final talks to portray Uncle Ben in the Untitled Spider-Man Reboot.

Uncle Ben plays a pivotal role in Peter Parker's transformation into Spider-Man in the comic books, and in the original 2002 Spider-Man movie, where he was portrayed by Cliff Robertson.

Marc Webb is directing the movie from a script by James Vanderbilt. The Marvel Comics adaptation is expected to begin principal photography next month, so we'll likely be hearing more casting tidbits regarding the Untitled Spider-Man Reboot in the very near future.

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