Spidey sequel snares Kiwi

Actor Gillies recently wrapped 'Trespass'

New Zealand actor Daniel Gillies will star as Kirsten Dunst’s love interest in Columbia Pictures’ “Spider-Man 2.”

Gillies will portray John Jamison, an astronaut who woos Mary Jane Watson (Dunst), true love of Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire).

Gillies, who signed with UTA earlier this year, has wrapped a lead role in James Merendino’s “Trespass.”

After wrapping “Spider-Man 2,” Gillies will shoot “Head in the Clouds,” opposite Charlize Theron, Penelope Cruz and Stuart Townsend, for director John Duigan. He also appeared in the Showtime series “Jeremiah.”

“Spider-Man 2” begins production Saturday under the direction of Sam Raimi. Laura Ziskin produces, with production co-president Matt Tolmach supervising for the studio.

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