You Have Got To Be Fucking Kidding Me: Spiderman The Musical?!?!?

Alright. This has officially gone too far:

The first official announcement of the “Spider-Man” musical has confirmed the show’s February 2010 opening at Broadway’s Hilton Theater — although at this point, one of the only bits of news revealed about the much-discussed project is the fact that the tuner has a subtitle.

“Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark” begins previews Jan. 16 ahead of a Feb. 18 opening, a minor delay from the late 2009 start date many legiters expected.

No casting has been confirmed, although Evan Rachel Wood has talked up her role in the project. No deals are in place, but many legiters anticipate Wood will play Spidey’s love interest Mary Jane Watson opposite Jim Sturgess as Peter Parker.

A massive, megabudget production helmed by Julie Taymor (“The Lion King”) with music and lyrics by Bono and the Edge (both of the band U2), “Spider-Man” reps the first foray into legit both for Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio behind the blockbuster trilogy of pics, and Marvel Entertainment, the company whose line of comic books launched Spidey.

Not only is there a musical, but Bono and The Edge are writing the songs? Lord help me!

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