Spider-Man Reboot Finds a Pair of Spider-Writers in the Vacation Reboot Co-Writer/Directors
Marvel sure does seem to love moviemaking teams lately, and Sony’s falling right in line in their new partnership with two writers for the upcoming Spider-Man reboot: John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein, co-writer/directors of the Vacation reboot.
At least they’ve certainly got some experience rebooting well-trodden material.
The pair finally acknowledged the rumblings that they were in on the project in an interview with NPR, with Daly saying, “We can finally acknowledge that [we’re writing Spider-Man]. This is the first time that we can say that we are writing it.”
As far as any details they could manage to squeeze out without being taken down by Marvel’s secret S.P.O.I.L.E.R. task force, Daly mentioned what we can expect from the new Peter Parker’s personality, saying,
He’s a sharp kid and witty and kind of deals with the fact that he’s an outcast and a geek through humor. It is sort of the safety net for geeks like us, so I think we can totally relate to where he’s coming from—as well as the superpowers, which we also have.
At least if we’re going to get another version of Peter Parker—played by Tom Holland this time around—it sounds like someone may finally get his sense of humor right, which would be a nice change. Although I have to say, while geeks do all have superpowers, I’d trade the ability to fix my parents’ computer for super strength and agility any day. Or just spider-sense. Especially spider-sense.
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