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'Amazing Spider-Man' shocked me, says Willem Dafoe

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Spider-Man actor Willem Dafoe has offered his thoughts on Marc Webb's decision to retell Peter Parker's origin story in his recent movie reboot.

The John Carter star told Empire that he was "shocked" when he learned that the director had chosen to use exactly "the same story" with The Amazing Spider-Man.

Willem Dafoe at the New York Screening of the movie 'Miral'

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Dafoe said: "Where do I start? I haven't seen it. I don't know what to say. I will say that I did see the preview, and I was kind of shocked at how it's another version of exactly the same story.

"Surprising. I wish them well, but I think it's hard to beat the charm, the naive charm, of the first one. There's never really any possibility of going back."

Dafoe starred as Norman Osborn/the Green Goblin in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man, a character who is absent from Webb's reboot but mentioned by name several times.

The Amazing Spider-Man, starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, was released in cinemas this week.

Watch Andrew Garfield discuss The Amazing Spider-Man with Digital Spy below:

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