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Wood, Cumming set for ‘Spider-Man’

Duo to star in Broadway play mega-spectacle

It’s official: Evan Rachel Wood and Alan Cumming will star in the upcoming Broadway mega-spectacle “Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark.”

Deals were wrapped up late in the week for both thesps, who have been expected to confirm their stints in the show for a while now.

Performance dates for the technically complicated tuner have been pushed back from Feb. 18 to Feb. 25, when previews will begin.

Wood will play Spidey’s paramour Mary Jane Watson, while Cumming will portray bad guy Norman Osborn, a.k.a. the Green Goblin.

Julie Taymor (“The Lion King”), who helms the tuner and co-pens the book, has worked with both actors. Wood starred in Taymor’s movie-musical “Across the Universe,” while Cumming appeared in Taymor pics “Titus” and “The Tempest.”

The actor donning the tights of the wall-crawler himself has yet to be announced; open auditions for the role were held earlier this year. Wood’s co-star in “Across the Universe,” Jim Sturgess, has been mentioned as a possibility for the part.

Delay of performances at the Hilton Theater gives the show’s creators more time to sort out construction elements, which are said to be moving slower than anticipated.

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