8 Great...Action Heroes for the Next Decade

Apr 20, 2010 Comments

Is he the new Spider-Man or not? Depends on what day of the week it is and which geek websites you regularly read. Rumors persist (as do studio denials) that the young star of Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief is a frontrunner to play the wall-crawler in the upcoming reboot, and he did show some physical and emotional flair in the otherwise flat Percy. But as Spider-Man’s late Uncle Ben once said, with great power comes great responsibility, so it’s not clear whether Lerman can handle the role of the iconic Marvel webspinner -- not to mention the lethal firepower of the fan community if he tangles it up.

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