Lerman has emerged as the frontrunner to take over the role of Tobey Maguire as Spider Man. He says, there have been a few discussions, it’s definitely something he is looking into.india Updated: Feb 06, 2010 00:59 IST
The young star of upcoming film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief has revealed that he is in talks to play the superhero's alter-ego, Peter Parker, in a movie prequel, reported contactmusic.com.
"There have been a few discussions, it’s definitely something I’m looking into. It’s one of my favourite characters ever and I’m a huge fan of the series. I’d love to have more conversations about it. I’m definitely very interested in it,” said Lerman.
The new film came about when Maguire and Spider-Man 4 director Sam Raimi quit the project last month.