While you’re waiting in the check-out line this month, you might get a glimpse of actress Elizabeth Banks on the cover of the July issue of Glamour magazine.
In an interview inside the magazine, Elizabeth reveals that she lost the role of Tobey Maguire’s girlfriend (Mary-Jane) in the 2002 movie Spider-Man. The reason? She was “too old.” Seriously.
When filming began, Tobey Maguire was 27, while Elizabeth Banks was 16 months older than him – – essentially the same age! How crazy is that??!!
As you know, the role went to Kirsten Dunst instead, who was 18 in 2001 when the movie began filming.