OK, Here It Is, the Final List of Names Up for “Spider-Man”

Word is that the studio has nailed down its list of finalists.

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If the latest reports our true, our long national nightmare is drawing to a close: the suits at Sony this weekend hunkered down to watch screen tests from their finalists for the role of Peter Parker in the upcoming Spider-Man reboot, according to Deadline. There are no real surprises, though one of our favorites got dropped from the list....
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Logan Lerman's agent is gonna kill us for forgetting him when we first put this gallery together, but we're reasonably certain the studio won't hold it against him.
Need an actor to play a New York City teenager who becomes a superhero? Aaron Johnson did it in Kick-Ass, a role that's got his name in the Spider-Man casting mix.
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Anton Yelchin, who was one of the rare bright lights in the epic mess that was Terminator: Salvation and did some nice work as a young Chekov in Star Trek.
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Jamie Bell, better known in most circles as Billy Elliot, was among the last names added to the Spidey casting carousel.
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Frank Dillane played the teenage Tom Riddle in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and the folks at IMDB like his chances to land the role of Spider-Man so much they have listed on the movie's page.
Michael Angarano was born in Brooklyn, one borough over from Spidey's native Queens and has been building momentum of late with roles in Gentleman Broncos and Steven Soderbergh's upcoming Haywire.
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At 27, Andrew Garfield might be a bit too old to play Spider-Man, but he's probably the best actor of the group, having received raves of late in Boy A, The Red Riding Trilogy and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.
Alden Ehrenrich seems like a serious dark horse candidate, but he's shown enough talent to have been cast by Francis Ford Coppola (Tetro) and Sofia Coppola (Somewhere, out Dec. 22).
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Josh Hutcherson, who can be seen this summer in The Kids Are All Right, is age appropriate, has already done plenty of action and has loads of acting experience, but he's apparently been dropped from contention.
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Community star Donald Glover launched a campaign to get himself an audition for the role. Sadly it seems like nobody but his fans took him seriously.
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