07:12 PM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 01/19/2011 10:50AM
Andrew Garfield's Spidey sense is kicking in, and it's a good feeling.
The actor, 27, who is taking over for Tobey Maguire in the upcoming Spider-Man prequel, tells PEOPLE he's humbled by both the famous costume and by his costar, Emma Stone.
Asked if donning the Spidey suit for the first time was magical, Garfield replied: "Of course it was. It was humbling and strange, and I was really moved by it. It felt right. It felt wrong. Kind of all of the above. It was just a strange, surreal moment."
Originally posted 01/13/2011 05:40PM
Make way for a new superhero – or at least a new version of an old superhero.
In the first photo released from the set of the fourth Spider-Man movie, a brooding and intense Andrew Garfield slips into the skin-tight, red and blue Spider-Man costume, officially taking the reins from Tobey Maguire in the popular franchise.
For those who have yet to get to know Garfield, the Los Angeles-born actor, 27, was raised in England and was seen on movie screens recently in The Social Network.
"He has a rare combination of intelligence, wit and humanity. Mark my words, you will love Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker," Spidey 4 director Mark Webb said recently.
– Sara Hammel
Originally posted 10/06/2010 08:40AM
What a wonderful web she'll weave: Emma Stone has been cast as the female lead in the upcoming Spider-Man prequel, in a role that will give viewers a glimpse into the movie's timeframe – she'll play Gwen Stacy, the girlfriend Peter Parker had before Mary Jane Watson.
The actress, 21, was selected after reportedly displaying an instant connection to Andrew Garfield, 27, who will play Parker/Spider-Man. "The chemistry between Andrew and Emma was stunning and made Emma the clear choice," says the director, Marc Webb.
The new Spider-Man movie will begin production in December and hit theaters in 3-D on July 3, 2012.
Originally posted 09/30/2010 11:20AM
The upcoming Spider-Man reboot already has its star: The Social Network's Andrew Garfield. Now the blogosphere is buzzing about who will capture the plum role of the web-slinger's red-headed true love, Mary Jane Watson (played by Kirsten Dunst in the previous Spider-Man films).
With plenty of casting suggestions flying, a few of our favorites are listed below.
Originally posted 07/02/2010 08:15AM
Make way for the new sticky-fingered hero.
Los Angeles-born actor Andrew Garfield, who grew up in England, will step into the spiffy red boots previously occupied by Tobey Maguire for what will be the fourth screen adventure for Spider-Man – also known as Peter Parker.
Something of a familiar (and handsome) face in the U.K. for his TV starring roles on Red Riding and Boy A, Garfield, 26, will be seen on the big screen this fall in The Social Network (director David Fincher's film about Facebook, also starring Justin Timberlake) and in the adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go. Last year, he appeared in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.
From reports, Garfield's stiffest competition for the role came from Josh Hutcherson (The Kids Are All Right), Aaron Johnson (Kick-Ass) and the original Billy Elliot, Jamie Bell.
Originally posted 07/06/2004 03:00PM
As the box-office returns for Spider-Man 2 manage to climb even higher than the hero in the red suit does, the action-adventure's directorsays he can't sit back and smell the roses because he's already devising Part 3.
Originally posted 07/02/2004 01:00PM
Spider-Man 2 has netted itself a record opening.
Originally posted 03/04/2004 01:45PM
Keep that spandex handy, Tobey Maguire: "Spider-Man 2" may not be ready to hit theaters until this July 2, but Sony Pictures and Marvel Enterprises are already gearing up for "Spider-Man 3," reports Reuters.
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