We already knew that Shailene Woodley was in talks to play Mary Jane in the next Spider-Man movie. Well, the Hollywood Reporter elaborated on what that will entail and what it means for Emma Stone's character:
"The Mary Jane role is proving to be only a very small part in Amazing Spider-Man 2 but blossoms into an integral lead for the planned third movie as the studio seeks to build to the classic 'Death of Gwen Stacy' story."
Jesse David Fox
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