Spider-Man Reboot Gets Familiar Screenwriter

News In Film writes: "Oscar-winning screenwriter Alvin Sargent has been hired to “fine tune” Sony’s reboot of the Spider-Man franchise.

The 83-year-old writer contributed uncredited work for the first Spider-Man and shared screenplay credits on Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3. He has Oscars on the mantle for writing 1980’s Ordinary People and 1973’s Paper Moon."

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darklordzor4769d ago

Man I hope I can still write that well and be able to polish someone elses work when I'm in my 80s. Gosh, really I just hope I can keep my wits about me!

I hope this means this reboot won't suck entirely. I really loved the first 2 films, so I feel a reboot isn't necessary. But it's Spider-Man so I'll be in the front row regardless.