Spider-Man: The Movie is a proposed adaptation of the Marvel comic book character Spider-Man which was scheduled to be released around Christmas of 1986. The film’s stars would include Scott Leva as Peter Parker/Spider-Man and the late Bob Hoskins as Doc Ock and would be directed by Joseph Zito.
Why It Was Cancelled
- A bunch of films distributed by Cannon Pictures were box office failures including Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Masters of the Universe and Cobra.
- Elements of the movie were reworked into the 1989 movie Cyborg, which was also made by Cannon Pictures.
- Cannon Pictures went out of business in 1994.
- This version was permanently cancelled.
- Scenes that were going to be in this version went into the making of Cyborg.
- In 2002, Columbia Pictures released Spider-Man into theaters.