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Industry Roundup: Denis Leary to Play Emma Stone’s Dad in Spider-Man Re-Up

Paternal Web: In the redo of Spider-Man, Denis Leary will play the father of Emma Stone's Gwen Stacy character (Spider-Man's love interest). More specifically, his role will be that of "police captain George Stacy." In the comics, the character dies. [HR]

Madam Commish: Angela Bassett will play the first female police commissioner of the New York Police Department on the upcoming ABC drama One Police Plaza. Mark Gordon (the producer of Criminal Minds) and former New York prosecutor turned mystery novelist Linda Fairstein are behind the show. [Deadline]

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