If you’ve ever wondered whether Kirsten Dunst was down for Sony’s Spider-Man reboots, you have just been given an answer. The actress, who played Mary Jane Watson in Sam Raimi’s trilogy, recent opened up about her thoughts on the Spider-Man reboots. Apparently, she doesn’t really care for them.
In a new interview with Marie Claire, Dunst shares her thoughts about Sony’s newest Spider-Man reboot with Marvel Studios. When asked about the new series, Dunst was less than impressed as she accused the studio of milking the superhero story dry.
“We made the best ones, so who cares?” Dunst said before continuing: “I’m like, 'You make it all you want.’”
“They're just milking that cow for money. It's so obvious. You know what I mean,” she finished.
While this isn’t the first time Dunst has spoken about Spider-Man’s reboots, it is the most direct criticism she’s given towards them. Recently, the star spoke with Variety and told the site she wasn’t particularly fond of the web-slinging restarts.
“I don’t care,” she revealed, referring to Sony’s recent Spider-Man reboot. “Everyone likes our Spider-Man. C’mon, am I right or what? Listen, I’d rather be in the first ones than the new ones.”
So far, Sony has had three goes at Spider-Man. The studio had its first go with Sam Raimi back in the early 2000s with Tobey Maguire. Andrew Garfield was then brought in to play Peter Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man films before Sony struck a deal with Marvel Studios. The agreement allowed for Spider-Man to enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe, so Sony started over once more to revive the wall-crawling hero. As such, Tom Holland was cast after an extensive search, leading the British actor to debut Spider-Man’s newest iteration in Captain America: Civil War.
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Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, young Peter Parker (Tom Holland) returns home to live with his Aunt May. Under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark, Parker starts to embrace his newfound identity as Spider-Man. He also tries to return to his normal daily routine -- distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just a friendly neighborhood superhero. Peter must soon put his powers to the test when the evil Vulture emerges to threaten everything that he holds dear.
Spider-Man: Homecoming is directed by Jon Watts, from a screenplay by Jonathan M. Goldstein & John Francis Daley and Watts & Christopher Ford and Chris McKenna & Erik Sommers, and stars Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Tyne Daly, Bokeem Woodbine, Marisa Tomei, and Robert Downey Jr.
Spider-Man: Homecoming opens in theaters July 7, 2017.
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