As you may know, rumors flooded the web last week about comic book writer, Brian Michael Bendis helping Sony with its script for the next Spider-Man movie. The Ultimate Spider-Man scribe recently told fans through Twitter that he had attended a meeting with the film team, prompting rumors that he was on board the movie as a consultant.
He did, however put an end to that speculation on twitter. Bendis said,
Re: my spidey movie tweet yesterday
[I] see quite a few web sites completely making stuff up that i never said or hinted at. i did not say i was now the writer of the movie. the movie has a writer and a damn good one. and as was just announced i am writing my own movie for universal based on my GN fire (on sale now ) all i said was i had an interesting morning over there in spidey land. and i did!! speculation is all fun and good, rumor? sure, but there’s a difference between that and completely making stuff up. on a slow nerd news day, i could almost understand it, but you had all this weird dc news to make stuff up about.
Marc Webb’s Spider-Man reboot is scheduled to arrive in theaters on July 3, 2012.