Originally Posted by Roysten
What I don't understand is why 'reboot' a film franchise after so little time? Did it work for the Hulk film? And why recast?
Sam Raimi was set to direct a Spiderman 4 with Tobey McQuire, but he pulled out due to not being able to meet their deadline for the film's release, and so Sony decided to go forward with a reboot of the franchise. Its been a decade since the original Spiderman film was released in theatres.