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TWITTER WATCH: 'SPIDER-MAN' Reeve Carney - 'I still love John Cena...and Mary Jane Watson'

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TWITTER WATCH: 'SPIDER-MAN' Reeve Carney - 'I still love John Cena...and Mary Jane Watson'

BroadwayWorld.com presents its newest column, Twitter Watch, which will bring you only the best and most interesting reports straight from the mouths of Broadway stars, shows and more on the hot social networking service - Twitter!

"Twitter Watch Tuesday" swings by the Twitter page of one of the coolest guys we've ever featured here on the site - "Web-crawler" and rock star Reeve Carney.

reevecarney

Whoa, this is awesome! Look RT @kavipoet: http://twitpic.com/qegi1 - The entire world is loving the Carney "Love Me Chase Me" video today!
2:30 PM Nov 21st from TwitterBerry

Exciting!! Our LMCM music video has just been up-streamed to the most viewed channel on youtube! https://www.youtube.com/watc...
11:02 AM Nov 21st from web

Our Love Me Chase Me music video was just picked up by imeem! Exciting! Check it out today! http://www.imeem.com/
2:32 PM Nov 20th from web

CARNEY has a new video!! Out first in fact! :) For our song LoveMeChaseMe You can watch it here!! :) https://www.youtube.com/user...
3:52 AM Nov 20th from web

Sorry I haven't twittered in three months. My twitterberry has been broken since then. I still love John Cena...and Mary Jane Watson.
10:45 PM Nov 6th from Tweetie

I love hardware stores.
5:50 PM Sep 21st from TwitterBerry

If you get to thinking you're a person of some influence, try ordering someone elses dog around.
8:52 PM Aug 2nd from TwitterBerry

If two ride on a horse, one must ride behind.
4:14 PM Aug 2nd from TwitterBerry

After an exhaustive search that included a casting call tour spanning six cities and thousands of candidates, the producers and creative team have selected Reeve Carney to play the role of Peter Parker, The Amazing Spider-Man. Carney joins previously announced cast members Evan Rachel Wood as Mary Jane Watson, Peter Parker's girlfriend and Alan Cumming as Norman Osborn (aka Green Goblin).

Reeve is the lead singer of CARNEY, the hot up and coming rock band whose newest single "Love Me Chase Me" was just released. The band's first full length album, entitled Mr. Green, will be released in early 2010 on Interscope Records. Reeve's acting credits include Julie Taymor's upcoming film version of The Tempest and the film version of the acclaimed novel Snow Falling on Cedars.

Julie Taymor continued, "Having recently finished shooting The Tempest with Reeve as the young prince, I am thrilled to cast him in an entirely different role as Peter Parker in SPIDER-MAN. When I first saw Reeve, he was performing with his terrific band Carney. The music of Bono and Edge requires an extraordinary talent- not only is Reeve a great rock and roll singer but his acting is equally fresh and authentic."

Bono and The Edge, who have written the music and lyrics for the production said, "Our ambition was to find a Peter Parker who could really act and sing, but who still brings a kind of performance that could be new to Broadway audiences. We wanted something a little more authentically rock and roll. Reeve is everything we could have hoped for: an amazing voice and a truly charismatic presence."

Drawing from over 40 years of Marvel comic books for inspiration, SPIDER-MAN spins a new take on the mythic tale of a young man propelled from a modest rowhouse in Queens to the sky-scraping spire of the Chrysler Building, the bustling offices of the Daily Bugle, through the dizzying canyons of Manhattan, to new vistas never before seen. The musical follows the story of teenager Peter Parker, whose unremarkable life is turned upside-down literally when he's bitten by a genetically altered spider and wakes up the next morning clinging to his bedroom ceiling. This bullied science-geek suddenly endowed with astonishing powers soon learns, however, that with great power comes great responsibility as villains test not only his physical strength but also his strength of character. Spider-Man's battles will hurtle the audience through an origin story both recognizable and unexpected yielding new characters as well as familiar faces until a final surprising confrontation casts a startling new light on this hero's journey.

SPIDER-MAN features music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy® Award-winners Bono and The Edge of U2 with direction by Tony® Award-winner Julie Taymor (The Tempest, Across The Universe, The Lion King). SPIDER-MAN is written by Julie Taymor and Glen Berger (Underneath The Lintel). The principal creative and design team for SPIDER-MAN includes Daniel Ezralow, Choreographer (Across the Universe, The Green Bird); George Tsypin, Sets (The Magic Flute, The Little Mermaid); Eiko Ishioka, Costumes (Academy Award® for Bram Stoker's Dracula, Tony Award® nomination for M. Butterfly, the opening ceremonies for the Beijing Olympics); Donald Holder, Lighting (Tony® Awards for The Lion King, South Pacific); Jonathan Deans, Sound (Fosse, The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil, Young Frankenstein); and Teese Gohl, Musical Supervisor (Across the Universe, Frida). Additional members of the SPIDER-MAN creative team will be announced at a later date.

TICKET INFORMATION:
Tickets for SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark are now on sale exclusively for American Express® Cardmembers at Ticketmaster.com, by calling 1-800-745-3000, or at all Ticketmaster outlets.

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Eddie Varley was most recently seen as one of the stars of the Lifetime Television Series, MATCHED IN MANHATTAN.

On the New York stage he was a cast member of the long running hit musical revue INTO THE WEEDS: The Bill Weeden Songbook at the Laurie Beechman Theater. Eddie received critical acclaim for his role of Jameson in the New York and Los Angeles Productions of Joe Mortimer's GRAPEFRUIT. As a cast member of the New Vic Theatre of London, he toured both the UK and US in their productions of DRACULA, HUNCHBACK and THE CANTERBURY TALES. He spent several Holiday seasons at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino's Showroom Theater headlining with performers such as the legendary Mickey Rooney, Andrea McArdle and John Byner. An accomplished illustrator, his work can be found in the recent McGraw Hill release, WHY HASN'T HE CALLED?

He is the Creative Director of BroadwayWorld.com