June 22, 2024 3:35 am

Yellowstone's Wes Bentley Explains Why He Turned Down Sam Raimi's Spider-Man
Yellowstone's Wes Bentley Explains Why He Turned Down Sam Raimi's Spider-Man

Yellowstone’s Wes Bentley Explains Why He Turned Down Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man

Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy forever made Tobey Maguire synonymous with the crimefighting web-slinger, but if Yellowstone star Wes Bentley was interested, we very well could have had an entirely different Peter Parker. Released in 2002, that first Spidey film came before the comic book movie boom that would wind up conquering Hollywood. Last year’s Spider-Man: No Way Home, which featured Maguire’s Spider-Man alongside those played by Tom Holland and Andrew Maguire, is one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.

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​Wes Bentley says he was offered the role of Spider-Man before Tobey Maguire’s casting, but he wasn’t interested in superhero movies at the time. Read More