Could Rachel McAdams be Black Cat?

She may be in talks for Spider-Man 4...

The rumours surrounding Spider-Man 4 have begun to accelerate now that Sam Raimi and co are getting ready to cast the thing, with Rachel McAdams being considered.

And just who might McAdams - soon to be seen in Sherlock Holmes - be playing? Step forward Felicia Hardy, better known as Black Cat.

Mania's sources are saying that McAdams has met with the film's producers, and is considered a top contender for the part.

Of course, nothing official has been announced, so it could all be so much rumour for now. But as the site points out, Black Cat is a solid character for Sam Raimi's approach, which usually sees the villains linked in some way to Peter Parker's personal life.

Hardy was a cat burglar who robbed to support her father (and tries to get him out of prison), and became smitten with our friendly neighbourhood Spider-man. And she even hooks up with him in later books...

In related news, Slash Film is reporting a rumour that Romola Garai has also auditioned for a "female lead villain role", whether it's Black Cat or not.

So does this mean we can expect a two-villain film? Le sigh…

[Source: Mania]

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Comments

    • bogman2099

      Nov 10th 2009, 11:38

      this film im not excited about at all tobey maguire has squandered any credibility he does not has any of the carisma to play spiderman kirsten dunst the same her take on mj is horrifing unloveable b***hy mary jane its all so tiring i will be amazed just as when i saw the first two that this fim wil learn from its mistakes and give us a popcorn outing we all deserve....ps good luck to mcadams she will probaly be the best thing in this polished turd

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    • Ali1748

      Nov 10th 2009, 20:36

      Get rid of Mary Jane give Bruce Campbell a bigger role and give the fans the Lizard as the villain.

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    • koolerking

      Nov 11th 2009, 1:46

      bogman2099, Im sure your comment is interesting, but please put some full stops or apostrophes please!! I can't understand your post at ALL! PS, Rami shouldn't be allowed within 10 metres of a spiderman film!

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    • daz8778

      Nov 11th 2009, 11:10

      I am a spiderman fan but i think the dark knight has raised the bar too high for raimi, especially after he dropped the ball on number 3

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    • scowler

      Nov 15th 2009, 1:56

      if he can ruin venom like that then who cares. Rami needs to win back the fanboys.

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