Despite dying in the first movie of the rebooted 'Spider-Man' series, 'The Amazing Spider-Man', Martin Sheen has said that he will return for the sequel.
Despite his death as Uncle Ben famously being the catalyst for Peter Parker's (Andrew Garfield) decision to become a superhero, the actor told Irish TV station RTE that he would be in the next film, sheduled for release on May 2 2014, with production beginning early next year.
Sheen said: "They've called me back," adding: "I don't know what the part is going to be, but I'm going to be Uncle Ben once again in Spider-Man next year. We shoot it in February."
Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone will reprise their roles in the new movie, with the addition of Shailene Woodley as Mary Jane Watson hinting at a possible love triangle between Parker and the two women.
Also starring will be Jamie Foxx as Electro, and Dane DeHaan as Harry Osborn/The New Goblin.
Sheen's return of course could be in flashbacks for Garfield's Parker, but it does seem that the star will get the return he's said he wanted since appearing in the superhero epic this year.
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