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Andrew Garfield “Excited” To See Tom Holland In The Role Of Spiderman


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Andrew Garfield is pleased he’s no longer portraying Spiderman. The 31-year-old actor finally responded to the news of the casting of Tom Holland as Spiderman in the upcoming reboot of the Sony Spiderman films and in Captain America: Civil War. Garfield says he’s pleased Holland will be taking over the role he played in two Amazing Spiderman films. 

Andrew GarfieldAndrew Garfield at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Annual Grants Banquet in Los Angeles in August 2015.

Read More: Leaked Sony Emails Reportedly Reveal Spiderman Must Be 'Straight And White'.

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Spiderman, Batman, Robin, Foxy, Giuliano and SPIDER-MAN - Birmingham Free Radio presenters Foxy & Giuliano dressed as Batman & Robin and driving a Reliant Robin meet up with the Birmingham Spider-Man to go out into the city and help feed the homeless. - Birmingham, United Kingdom - Thursday 19th March 2015

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What The Marvel-Sony Spider-Man Deal Means


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The implications of Sony and Marvel’s SPIDER-MAN deal, which was announced on Monday, are now becoming clearer.

Spider-Man will be included in an upcoming Marvel title for the first time in nearly two decades, and that film is reported to be next year’s Captain America: Civil War.

Variety reported that, in essence, the deal will work out cheaply for both parties. Effectively, neither studio will receive a cut from the proceeds of the other studio’s useage of the Spiderman character in future movies. Without the deal, Disney (which owns Marvel) would have to part with millions in order to use him.

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Emma Stone Attends 'Birdman' Premiere At 71st Venice Film Festival [Pictures]


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Emma Stone looked fabulous whilst attending the opening of the 71st Venice Film Festival on Wednesday (27th August). 

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Emma Stone was sporting a new haircut at the 71st Venice Film Festival.

Read More: Emma Stone To Replace Michelle Williams In Cabaret Musical.

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Noisy 'Neighbors' Ready To Crash Spider-Man's Party With $35 Million Bow


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The critical derision directed towards The Amazing SPIDER-MAN 2 wasn't enough to stop Sony pulling in $95 million last week, though its long campaign to reach the heights of the original movie may falter this weekend when Seth Rogen and Zac Efron's acclaimed comedy Neighbors makes its bow.

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Universal have marketed its latest comedy perfectly, with the buzz seemingly reaching fever pitch ahead of its domestic box-office debut. According to industry insiders who spoke with Variety, the movie could pull in $35 million to land the top spot.

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SPIDER-MAN - SCI-FI-LONDON - The London International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film annual Parade started from Somerset House to The BFI in aid for the Variety Club - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 27th April 2014

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Matthew Tolmach, Avi Arad, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Emma Stone and Spider Man - The cast of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' light the Empire State Building - NYC, New York, United States - Saturday 26th April 2014

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Spider-Man Is Jewish. Because Andrew Garfield Says So.


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He's The Amazing SPIDER-MAN, and he's very much Jewish - this according to the man that plays the superhero in the latest franchise, Andrew Garfield. The British-American actor, who was brought up Jewish, suggests that Spidey's neuroses are a sure-fire sign that the character is culturally Jewish.

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"Spider-man is neurotic. Peter Parker is not a simple dude. He can't just switch off," Garfield told Time Out. "He never feels like he's doing enough. And Peter suffers from self-doubt. He ums and ahs about his future because he's neurotic. He's Jewish. It's a defining feature." Whether or not Spider-Man is of Jewish religion has been the subject of feverish internet speculation for years, but it seems Garfield, 30,has already made up his mind.

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Fearne McCaan - 'The Amazing SPIDER-MAN 2' World Premiere held at the Odeon Leicester Square, London - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 10th April 2014

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'The Amazing Spiderman 2' To Weave Plot For 'Sinister Six' Spin-Off


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The Amazing Spiderman 2 is set to be released on May 2nd in the US and April 18th in the UK, with the release date mere weeks away rumors are flying surrounding the plot and the possibility of further expanding the Marvel comic universe. 

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Andrew Garfield in costume on the New York set of The Amazing Spiderman 2.

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Batkid Is Off To The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Premiere Following Oscars Disappointment


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Miles Scott, also known as Batkid, is going to rub shoulders with the stars after all. The 5-year-old cancer survivor, who was made famous by The Make a Wish Foundation’s audacious ‘Batkid’ stunt, will be attending the ‘Amazing SPIDER-MAN 2’ premeire thanks to Andrew Garfield.

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The news comes after Scott’s routine with Garfield was pulled from the Oscars ceremony at late notice. "I don't know if they ran out of time, or if there was something about the segment they didn't like," said the boy's mother, Natalie Scott at the time.

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Scorned By The Oscars, Batkid Visits Disneyland With Spiderman


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Batkid may not have been around to save Leonardo di Caprio from another evening of Oscar disappointment but he's been enjoying himself with Spiderman at Disneyland. Batkid A.K.A. Miles Scott and Spiderman actor Andrew Garfield were due to make an appearance at the Oscars on Sunday (2nd March) as part of Ellen DeGeneres' hosting. Unfortunately their segment was cancelled much to the disappointment of Batkid fans.

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Andrew Garfield stars in The Amazing Spiderman and its upcoming sequel.

You may remember Batkid A.K.A. Miles Scott from November of last year when he helped save Gotham (San Francisco) from the evil schemes of the Penguin and the Riddler. 5-year-old Miles had suffered from leukaemia since he was 18 months old. in November, following the news of his remission, the Make-A-Wish Foundation took over San Francisco so Miles had the opportunity to be his favourite superhero for the day.

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Spiderman Has Big Plans For New Years Eve As Sony Look To Promote 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' In Times Square [Video]


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The Amazing SPIDER-MAN 2 will web-sling it's way on to cinema screens on 2 May (18 April in the UK) in 2014 and as the release date of the much-anticipated sequel to the reboot of the comic book spin off draws nearer, Sony have thought of a novel way to combine New Years Eve with a promotional push for the movie.

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Spidey (Andrew Garfield) will face off against Electro (Jamie Foxx) and others in the new film

The AS-M2-oriented website ElectroArrives.com was been counting down the minutes to midnight in anticipation for something big for a while now. That something big became a little clearer today when director Marc Webb and Spidey himself appeared on Good Morning America to promote the film and explain the role Spiderman will be playing in New York City's new years celebrations. Not only will Spidey have a part to play in the ball drop counting down to midnight, but the evening will also see the airing of some new scenes from the movie for the first time.

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Sony Announce 'Spider-Man' Spin Offs To Rival 'The Avengers' & 'Superman Vs. Batman'


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Sony Pictures announced in Thursday, 12 December that they have big plans for the Amazing SPIDER-MAN series, plans that involve various spin-offs and possibly even an ensemble release or two in the not-so-distant future. The announcement comes as Sony try to keep up with Disney and Warner Brothers, who have already gained a foot-hold in the superhero movie business, with Sony hoping to capitalised on the popularity of Spidey and his many cross-over villains and fellow heroes.

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Spiderman isn't leaving Sony's rooster any time soon

On Thursday, Sony Pictures announced - via Electro Arrives - that they are working on two villain-centred spin-offs from the Spidey franchise: Venom and The Sinister Six. This will give the film company opportunity to develop two major aspects from the Spider-Man comic books without having to rely on the Amazing Spider-Man films alone. Sony announced that they have appointed a “franchise brain trust" to oversee their expansion of the Spider-Man film franchise, who will ensure the series can survive outside the confines of the Amazing Spider-Man.

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Brett Thielle delivering flowers to Matthew James Thomas from the cast of SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off the Dark - Opening night of the Broadway musical 'Pippin' at the Music Box Theatre - Arrivals - New York, United States - Thursday 25th April 2013

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