Director Sam Raimi Would ‘Love’ To Work With Tobey Maguire On Spider-Man 4
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Iconic Marvel director Sam Raimi has hinted what could lie ahead for the Spider-Man franchise.
In comments sure to get Peter Parker fans in a tizzy, Raimi told entertainment outlet Fandango that he'd love to continue telling the story of the Spider-Man universe.
Raimi is arguably the godfather of the modern superhero blockbuster, directing the first three Spider-Man films, which starred Tobey Maguire.
Now, Raimi wants to work with the original Peter Parker again.
"I love Tobey. I love Kirsten Dunst. I think all things are possible," the director said.
The Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness director said working with Marvel is like playing with 'the world's best toy box'.
"I'd love to come back and tell another tale, especially with the great management they've got there," he said.
He took it one step further and flat-out admitted he wants to do a fourth Spider-Man film.
"I've come to realise after making Doctor Strange that anything is possible, really anything in the Marvel universe, any team-ups," the 62-year-old movie man said.
He did admit he didn't have a story in mind for a fourth instalment, or even if 'Marvel would be interested'.
"I don't know what their thoughts are about that. I haven't really pursued that. But it sounds beautiful," he said.
"Even if it wasn't a Spider-Man movie, I'd love to work with Tobey again, in a different role."
Raimi's comments come after the much-anticipated release of Spider-Man: No Way Home, which saw Spider-Man become Spider-Men.
The film, which has grossed the sixth-highest box office revenue of all time, went down a treat with viewers after it reunited previous spider men Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield and current Spider-Man Tom Holland.
As well as being extremely exciting for viewers, it was also record-breaking specifically for Maguire, 46, and Green Goblin actor Willem Dafoe, 66.
The pair now hold the Guinness World Record for 'longest career as a live action Marvel character'.
Their first appearance in Spider-Man came 19 years and 225 days before their most recent appearance, knocking Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart off their perch.
Although Maguire has well and truly wooed director Sam Raimi, fans are calling for Garfield to get a reprisal of his take on Spider-Man.
There were originally plans to have Garfield’s Spidey take on the Sinister Six, as well as dealing with the loss of Gwen Stacy, who was played by Emma Stone, but they never eventuated in to a third film.