Days after rumours suggesting Ender's Game star Asa Butterfield had become the frontrunner to become the latest superhero web-slinger, insiders claim producers want MCConaughey for the new Marvel movie.

The role of Norman Osborn and his alter-ego The Green Goblin has previously been played by Willem Dafoe, who played the characters in the first two Tobey Maguire Spider-Man films in 2002 and 2004.

Chris Cooper portrayed Norman Osborn in last year's (14) The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

More: Ledger And Williams Buy Hollywood Treehouse |

Perez Hilton: Matthew McConaughey Playing The Villain In Marvel & Sony's ...