Spider-Man (film)/Trivia

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Trivia about Spider-Man (film) includes:

  • Doing It for the Art: Sam Raimi made the film out of pure love for Spider-Man.
  • Missing Trailer Scene: A teaser trailer attached to Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within has a group of bank robbers leaving a bank with a helicopter until Spider-Man’s webs caught them between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. Because of the September 11th attacks, the teaser was recalled.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • Before Tobey Maguire was cast as Peter Parker, Heath Ledger and Freddie Prinze Jr. were considered for the role.
    • Before Kirsten Dunst was cast as Mary Jane, Kate Hudson and Eliza Dushku were considered for the role.
    • Before J.K. Simmons was cast as J. Jonah Jameson, Christopher Lloyd and R. Lee Ermey were considered for the role.
    • Doctor Octopus would have been the secondary villain but was removed to keep the film simple.