The cast list forSpider-Man Three
shaping up as the creation of the franchise sequel draws ever nearer. Villains, (girl?)friends, and even bit-part
sideliners have been cast and identified in recent weeks. In today's update, we learn that the Spider-Man
team has cast a new role- the wife of Flint Marko* (Thomas Hayden
), better known as the villainous Sandman. Accomplished actress Theresa Russell
will be filling the role, but as yet there is no
information on how big or small of a part her character will play in the new webslinging adventure. The only other
information currently existing is that the couple will have a daughter.
In the books, the Sandman had quite an
interesting and checkered history (even at one point fighting as a member of the Avengers). I'm interested to see how
much (if any) the movie version Sandman reflects his comic book counterpart.
*Flint Marko is technically
not even the Sandman's actual name. It was a long term alias - his actual name, if I recall correctly, is William