Actors in talks to join the cast of Sony's upcoming reboot
Field has been offered the role of Aunt May, the matriarch of character Peter Parker’s family while Sheen is in final talks to play Uncle Ben.
Sony wouldn’t comment on either casting.
If cast, Field and Sheen would join Andrew Garfield as Spidey and Emma Stone, who is set to play Gwen Stacy, in the Marc Webb-helmed pic. Rhys Ifans will play the pic’s villain.
Thursday’s news comes days after former Col prexy Matt Tolmach ankled to form his own production company. “Spider-Man 4” is Tolmach’s next producing credit, alongside Avi Arad and Laura Ziskin.
The “Spider-Man” pic is set to go into production in December and will be released in 3D on July 3, 2012.