Webb to Spin Next Spider-Man Movie

With Sam Raimi officially out, Columbia Pictures has tapped Marc Webb to direct the next film in the Spider-Man saga.

Webb directed the indie hit romantic comedy (500) Days of Summer, which has been racking up awards kudos such as a nomination for Best Motion Picture ‘ Comedy or Musical at this year’s Golden Globes.

The studio has set James Vanderbilt to work on the script for the movie, which is now scheduled for release in 2012. The new film will be a reboot, taking Peter Parker back to his high school days.