The Descendants star Shailene Woodley is in early talks to star in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as Mary Jane Watson. Kirsten Dunst portrayed Peter Parker's redheaded love interest in the original Spider-Man trilogy, although director Marc Webb went with Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone) as Peter's girlfriend in The Amazing Spider-Man.
Shailene Woodley is in early talks to play Mary Jane Watson in The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Sony is also seeking actors to play Harry Osborn, Peter's best friend portrayed by James Franco in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy. It is also rumored that the studio is looking for someone to play Electro, a villain who gains the ability to control electricity after he is struck by lightning. The villain's involvement has not been confirmed yet.
Marc Webb is directing from a screenplay by Roberto Orci,Alex Kurtzman, and Jeff Pinkner, based on an early draft by James Vanderbilt. Production is scheduled to begin in early 2013.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 comes to theaters May 2nd, 2014 and stars Andrew Garfield, Jamie Foxx, Emma Stone, Sally Field, Paul Giamatti, Denis Leary, Dane DeHaan, Martin Sheen. The film is directed by Marc Webb.