Sony Postpones Spidey

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Oh no! It looks like we might not be getting Spider-Man 4 as soon as we've been led to believe. Sony Pictures has postponed production of Sam Raimi's fourth installment in the webslinging franchise.

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Variety is reporting that Sony is giving the production more time to work on the script, citing that Alvin Sargent is "retooling the story". Gary Ross, David Lindsay-Abaire and James Vanderbilt previously wrote drafts of the screenplay.

Although Sony still has the film listed for a May 5, 2011 release date, Variety is saying, "that date has become highly unlikely."

"We'll try, but I think making May is a real question," a source told the trade. "We will not start until we have it right. The feeling is we are not going to rush it to make the date."

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