Denis Leary is in talks to take the role of police captain George Stacy in the SPIDER-MAN reboot, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Emma Stone has already been cast of Stacy's daughter Gwen. Andrew Garfield is playing Peter Parker/Spider-Man, while Rhys Ifans has been cast as villain Dr. Connors/The Lizard and Martin Sheen and Sally Field as Ben and May Parker, respectively.
Marc Webb is directing from a script by James Vanderbilt and Alvin Sargent. Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and Laura Ziskin are the producers of the Columbia Pictures production.