Sunday, July 8, 2012
FREDDIE PRINZE JR WAS ORIGINALLY CAST AS SPIDER-MAN SONY DIDNT WANT TOBEY
Freddie: I wanted it bad. Oooohhhh my Goooood.
Howard: You wanted to be Spiderman?
Freddie: Yeah I wanted that. I learned how to read, reading Spiderman comic books.
Howard: Did you—I love Spiderman too. Did you to talk to the director Sam Raimi?
Freddie: Yeah, I spoke to him. I was the first person he met actually and ah—it ah, I don’t know, it just didn't work out.
Howard: Did you have to audition?
Freddie: Ah—no, I didn't read. They wouldn’t actually give me time I was making a movie while we were doing it. And ah—everybody kind of let me know that it was kind of my flick...but everyone except the director.
Howard: Right, right
Freddie: And they were like yeah, yeah it’s yours don’t worry and I was like…
Howard: Well maybe that hurt you then because everyone said it’s his, it’s his, it’s his but the director wants to put his own stamp on it
Freddie: I think it did. Yeah I think he had his own idea, his own vision was kind of Tobey I think from the beginning. I think people tried to kind of force me down his throat but Tobey's an awesome actor so...
Howard: Yeah, Tobey's good *chuckling in the background*
Freddie: That's not arguable but I'm—I’m pissed I didn't get it.
Howard: Right, but you will go see the movie?
Robin: This would have taken up a lot of your time though.
Howard: Yeah, that might have taken more then 3 months.
Freddie: Yeah *laughs* then I’d have to clear(?), yeah I’m sorry that’s too long.
Howard: And you might not have gotten two million because, you know…