James Cromwell As Captain Stacy In 'SpiderMan 3'

James Cromwell 2James Cromwell is set to join SpiderMan 3 as Captain Stacy, the father of Bryce Dallas Howard's character, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Sam Raimi is directing the movie, which is scheduled to roll this month. In the "Amazing Spider-Man" comic books, Stacy dies a heroic death as he saves a child during a battle between Spider-Man and another supervillain.

Peter Parker love interest Gwen Stacy (Howard) ends up blaming Spider-Man for her father's death. Cromwell joins returning cast members Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst and James Franco as well as Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church and Theresa Russell.

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