“Every time I make one of the ’Spider-Man’ movies, I have to ask myself, is the character still intriguing to me?” Raimi told MTV News. “Do I love the character? Am I dying to tell the next story of Peter Parker and Spider-Man?”
“And so far the answer has been yes,” he said.
But that’s not all he had to say about future installments of the blockbuster franchise, which recently tagged original “Spider-Man 4″ writer James Vanderbilt to script the next two films.
“If ever I feel sated, like I’ve got no more to say or I’m not really super-excited about it,” Raimi continued, “because I know I’ll also love it, but I’ve got to be super-excited about it. If I can’t reach that level of commitment and excitement, I think then there’d be somebody else better to do justice to the story.”
“You have to ask me in two-and-half years,” he laughed.
So, while that doesn’t mean he’ll be back for the fourth chapter in Spider-Man’s big-screen adventures, it certainly bodes well for the immediate future. Apparently, Raimi still has a tale to tell.
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