Heat 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.

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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.