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Andrew Garfield connects with Spider-man

HollywoodNews.com: Andrew Garfield is taking a method actor’s approach to Spider-man. The actor is trying to connect facets of himself to that of his on-screen alter-ego, particularly in terms of the pressures both he and Peter Parker/Spider-man face. The process is a challenge for the thespian. “I think it’s going to[...]

And the Spider-Man villain will be …

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We know Rhys Ifans will play the villain in Marc Webb’s Spider-Man reboot, with Andrew Garfield in the hero’s tights. Now an exclusive scoop on The Wrap claims that Ifans will play The Lizard, as well as (I assume) his alter ego, Dr. Curt Connors. In the books, Connors[...]

Rhys Ifans cast as (unidentified) villain in next “Spider-Man” film

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Well that didn’t take very long. Sony just announced that Rhys Ifans of “Pirate Radio” and “Notting Hill” will play the villain, opposite Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker and Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, in the next installment of Spider-Man from Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios. Here’s[...]

‘Easy A’s’ Emma Stone joins Andrew Garfield in “Spider-Man”

HollywoodNews.com: Emma Stone has been cast as the female lead in the upcoming “Spider-Man” film from Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios, it was announced today by Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment and Matt Tolmach, president of Columbia Pictures. Stone has been tapped for the role of Gwen[...]

U2 performs “Spider-Man” Broadway song while on tour overseas

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We have had a lot of superhero news the last few days, from rumors of Emma Stone joining Marc Webb’s “Spider-Man” to confirmation that Zack Snyder will be directing the next “Superman” film. Here’s some more hero-related news … sort of. In Portugal on Sunday, U2 performed a[...]

Emma Stone about to be cast as Mary Jane Watson in “Spider-Man” reboot?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: After “Easy A,” most critics predicted big things for charismatic starlet Emma Stone. They had no idea how right they were. Stone is about to be offered the role of Mary Jane Watson in Marc Webb’s anticipated reboot of the “Spider-Man” franchise, according to Deadline. This after actresses Dianna[...]

Andrew Garfield on “The Social Network” and playing Spider-Man

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Andrew Garfield is going to be a huge star. And I’m not going out on a limb to proclaim that simply because the young British actor recently signed on to play Spider-Man – a lottery ticket of a role – in Marc Webb’s anticipated Marvel Comics reboot.[...]

TIFF ’10: Andrew Garfield talks ‘Never Let Me Go’ and his approach to ‘Spider-Man’

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Andrew Garfield is having a moment. For those of you living under a rock (and lacking a decent wireless signal beneath said rock), the British actor has been chosen to don the iconic Spider-Man costume in Marc Webb’s reboot of Marvel’s superhero film franchise. Later this fall,[...]

Andrew Garfield opens up about chance to play “Spider-Man”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Andrew Garfield is supposed to be talking about “Never Let Me Go.” But it would be difficult – if not impossible – to sit down across from the young star and not ask him questions about his leading role in the soon-to-be-blockbuster “Spider-Man” reboot, directed by Marc[...]

Which actress will get to play Spider-Man’s love interest?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The inevitable discussion – since we now know Andrew Garfield will fill the role of everyone’s favorite Web slinger – is whom will Spider-Man romance in Marc Webb’s announced reboot? For starters, it won’t be Mary Jane Watson. (Thank God!) I never understood why Sam Raimi whiffed on the[...]
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