Although the title role has yet to be cast, Spiderman, Turn Off the Dark has its leading lady and its villian. Evan Rachel Wood will play Mary Jane Watson and Alan Cumming will play Norman Osborn/The Green Goblin in the musical, which will begin its Broadway run on February 25, 2010.
The Lion King director Julie Taymor is co-writing the book and will direct the show, while rumors are flying that Jim Sturgess — star of Taymor’s Beatles’ movie musical Across the Universe — is the first choice to play Spidey himself.
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