Marvel and Sony had announced their new plans for Spider-Man a while ago, and the only two names mentioned for the Peter Parker role were Logan Lerman and Dylan O’Brien. Now during an interview for his MTV show Teen Wolf, Dylan O’Brien addressed the rumors.
“Professionally, I haven’t heard anything about it. I’ve only heard from, like, rumors online. It feels so weird to say, It’s so funny. My friends from New Jersey are calling me. They’re like, what are you not telling me, dude?! Spider-Man?! It makes me feel bad because I’m, like, disappointing a big chunk of fans across the nation. You can tell them that it’s not true.”
Even though the rumor isn’t true, that certainly doens’t mean Dylan O’Brien wouldn’t be interested in playing the Webslinger on the big-screen.
“It’s nothing but flattering, It’s never something I would want to get myself excited about, since I know I haven’t heard about it from a professional standpoint, I’ve always wanted to play Peter Parker, obviously. I feel like any actor my age, that’s, like, a big thing. And my name being tossed with Logan Lerman’s is the coolest thing ever, too. I just think that kid is fucking fantastic. It’s really just, you know, I guess I’ll see if I even hear about it? But thank you, internet, for giving me false hope!”