IESB caught up with actress Evan Rachel Wood, who confirmed she will play Mary Jane Watson in the upcoming “Spider-Man” Broadway show that Julie Taymor (Broadway’s “The Lion King”) will direct. Bono and The Edge of U2 are providing the music and lyrics. Wood says she will start rehearsals in June of 2009.
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UPDATE: Evan Rachel Wood talked more about the production here.