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Seven Actors Who Were Nearly in a Spider-Man Film

Peter Parker's revised backstory in The Amazing Spider-Man implies that there may have been a little bit of destiny at play when it came to Peter turning into the web-crawler. Alas, fate wasn't so kind to the following seven actors, each of whom came this close to starring in their own installment of the lucrative Spider-Man franchise before money, creative differences, or bad judgment scuttled the casting pick. How different might things have been for the Marvel superhero films? Read on, and get ready to imagine some A-list alternate universes.