Charlie Sheen has admitted that he always wanted to play Spider-Man.

The Anger Management star explained that he once attempted to buy the rights to the comic book and feature in a big screen adaptation playing the superhero.

Speaking on podcast Mohr Stories, he told Jay Mohr: “I had an office at Orion and I brought them ‘Spider-Man’.

“I said ‘Look, in a couple of years, I’ll be too old to play Peter Parker. And they said, ‘yeah we’re just thinking that cartoons are not the future, comic books are not the future.’

“And I said, ‘But it’s ‘Spider-Man’. I’m perfect.’

“I had a guy who was going to get the rights for me."

He added: “They were like, ‘Nah, we’re gonna wait.’ They didn’t know s**t.”

It was recently revealed that Sheen's Anger Management has been renewed for an epic 90 episode run.