Kirsten Dunst Dumping Spider-Man Franchise?

October 17th, 2006 // Leave a Comment

It sounds like Kirsten Dunst is shifting her focus from acting to a more low-key pursuit–art school. Taking a break from making movies, Kiki’s decided to enroll in a four-year program.

“Right now I want to go to art school. It’s important to do other things,” Dunst told Evening Echo. “I’m not the type of actress who likes to do movie after movie after movie. It doesn’t feel like you have much of a life. You’re just taking on a new identity in a way.”

And, according to FirstShowing.net:

Now, I’m not one to start up internet rumors that fly around the world in a matter of minutes, but this leads me to believe that if they were to make another Spider-Man film in the next four years, she wouldn’t be in it. Dunst and co-star Tobey Maguire have been quoted in previous interviews stating that they are not necessarily interested in continuing the franchise after their contract ends at the completion of Spider-Man 3.

But who knows? Maybe it’s like her on-again, off-again relationship with Jake Gyllenhaal, which means that perhaps Lance Armstrong will be filling in for Kiki in the interim.

Written by Lisa Timmons

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