From :

In a recent interview with Empire Magazine, the actor was asked just how close he came to taking on the role of the iconic wall-crawler in this adaptation. “Not very close, but there was a screenplay,” he confirmed. “I know he was semi-serious about doing it at some point, but I don’t remember any further talks about it. We had a couple of chats. I think there was a screenplay that I read, but I don’t remember. This was 20 years ago!”

Read the Full Story