Slash Film that the one-time ’80s child star (The Outsiders, Red Dawn) will appear in the upcoming Spider-Man reboot. Howell’s role in the film is unclear right now: Howell’s reps indicated that he will be playing a character named “Ray,” but have no other details. (The name does not immediately ring any bells in Spider-Man lore, other than possibly Ray Cooper, the supposedly deceased father of Spidey’s current comic book girlfriend Carlie.) Production on the film began in Los Angeles last month.C. Thomas Howell hasn’t been in a major Hollywood movie in a very long time, but that’s all about to change: EW has confirmed the report on
Jan 10 2011 06:01 PM ET
'Spider-Man': C. Thomas Howell joins the reboot
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