Rhys Ifans’ role in the new SpiderMan film has been revealed, and it’s Dr. Curt Connors, the man who becomes The Lizard. This makes sense of those “rage and warmth” comments that director Marc Webb had made. The scoop comes from The Wrap. Other key points in their story: There had been rumors across the blogosphere that Sony was thinking of bringing back Venom for the franchise reboot, but that character will not be featured in the movie. Updates will follow.