The moviemaker, who is the brains behind all three Spider-Man movies, has revealed he's in the running to replace Peter Jackson as the director of the Lord of the Rings prequel.
And if he does head to Middle Earth, actress Kirsten Dunst insists she definitely won't be back for a fourth Spider-Man.
In an exclusive interview with EW.com, Raimi says, "Peter Jackson might be the best filmmaker on the planet right now... First and foremost, those (Lord of The Rings films) are Peter Jackson and (New Line studio boss) Bob Shaye's films.
"I love the book. It's maybe a more kid-friendly story than the others."
She explains, "It's disrespectful to the whole team, I think, to do that. And audiences aren't stupid. It'd be a big flop without me, Tobey (Maguire) or Sam. That would really not be the smartest move."
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