Martin Sheen to Play Uncle Ben, Sally Field as Aunt May?

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Marvel has officially announced that Martin Sheen will play the role of Uncle Ben in the next Spider-Man film from Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios, set to swing onto the bigscreen in 3D on July 3, 2012.

The famed actor, known for his roles in “Apocalypse Now,” “The American President” and “The Departed” as well as a seven-year turn as President Josiah Bartlet in “The West Wing,” will join Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, and Rhys Ifans as the film’s villain under the direction of Marc Webb.

Heat Vision (and also reported by GeekWeek) is claiming that Sally Field will be taking on the tole of Aunt May.