Wood Exits Spider-Man Broadway Show

Variety reports that Evan Rachel Wood has dropped out of the Broadway show “Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark.” The production is rumored to be getting previews in late summer ahead of an official opening around Halloween.

Producers of Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark,” in which Wood would have played Mary Jane opposite Reeve Carney as Peter Parker and Alan Cumming as the Green Goblin, confirmed the exit.

“Evan Rachel Wood has departed ‘Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark’ due to a scheduling conflict,” they said. “Casting is underway to find a new Mary Jane to join the rest of the cast in the production.”

The show, helmed by Julie Taymor, will feature music by U2’s Bono and the Edge.

Source: Variety