The pitch for the original Spider-Man 3 is Tobey Maguire’s Spider-Man would throw Vulture in jail, leaving the latter to stew in his hatred and cook up a plot for revenge; Sandman would become his cellmate and they’d team up to bust out and wreak havoc; in the end, Spidey would offer a truce to Vulture, who would refuse and die during their big fight, thus "illustrating to Peter the ramifications of a heart hardened by an inability to forgive. It would also only set up Venom not make him main villain


Tobey Maguire As Spider-Man/Peter Parker.

James Franco As Harry Osborn.

Kirsten Dunst As Mary Jane Watson.

Ben Kingsley As Adrian Toomes/The Vulture.

Thomas Haden Church As Flint Marko/Sandman.

Why It Was Cancelled

  1. On March 15 2005, the Vulture was removed from the script and was replaced with Venom.


  • The original version of Spider-Man 3 was permanently cancelled.
  • In 2007 a different version of Spider-Man 3 came out which got mixed reviews from critics and audiences.

Concept Art

Vulture concept art

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