Chronicle star Dane DeHaan has officially joined the cast of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as Harry Osborn, Sony has confirmed.
The news was revealed by director Marc Webb, who tweeted this morning, "Meet Harry Osborn. So excited to have him on board. @danedehaan." Added the filmmaker in a statement, "Dane is an exciting and extraordinary young actor and he is a fantastic addition to our cast."
DeHaan joins Spidey newcomers Shailene Woodley and Jamie Foxx, as well as returning stars Andrew Gardfield and Emma Stone.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hits theaters in 3D on May 2, 2014. Production will begin early this year.
It was already previously reported that DeHaan was the frontrunner for the role after Webb decided that he wanted Harry to be darker compared to the athletic version in the original trilogy.