Andrew Garfield Claims SPIDER-MAN Is Jewish; “It’s A Defining Feature”

Andrew Garfield Claims SPIDER-MAN Is Jewish; “It’s A Defining Feature”

While more and more new TV Spots are being released everyday for Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the stars are spending their time promoting the movie in interviews. In the latest, Andrew Garfield confirms that Spider-Man is Jewish....


Oy vey! According to your friendly neighborhood Andrew Garfield, Spider-Man is indeed Jewish. “Spider-man is neurotic,” says Garfield. “Peter Parker is not a simple dude. He can’t just switch off. 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.”  He goes on to say: “I hope Jewish people won’t mind the cliché, because my father’s Jewish. I have that in me for sure. He’s an over-thinker. It would be much easier if he was a life-saving robot.” You can interpret this any way that you'd like, of course. For now you can continue waiting until The Amazing Spider-Man 2 officially hits theaters this May. 

"In “The Amazing Spider-Man™ 2,” for Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), life is busy – between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen (Emma Stone), high school graduation can’t come quickly enough. Peter hasn’t forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s father to protect her by staying away – but that’s a promise he just can’t keep. Things will change for Peter when a new villain, Electro (Jamie Foxx), emerges, an old friend, Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), returns, and Peter uncovers new clues about his past. The film is directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay by Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci & Jeff Pinkner, with a previous draft by James Vanderbilt, and based on the Marvel Comic Book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach are the producers. The latest chapter in the Spider-Man story is set for release in 3D on May 2, 2014."
 
STARRING Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, Shailene Woodley as Mary Jane Watson, Jamie Foxx as Max Dillon/Electro, Sally Fields as Aunt May, Dane DeHaan as Harry Osborn, and Paul Giamatti as Aleksei Sytsevich/The Rhino, you can check out Marc Webb's THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 when it hits US theaters May 2nd, 2014.
 
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