Andrew Garfield On His Role As SPIDER-MAN, " I Felt Like I Was Serving Something Greater Than Me"

Andrew Garfield On His Role As SPIDER-MAN, " I Felt Like I Was Serving Something Greater Than Me"

Briefly discussing the responsibility of portraying Peter Parker in Marc Webb's Spider-Man reboot, actor Andrew Garfield continues to say all the right things.

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In the latest interview for the 28-year-old star, Andrew Garfield has admitted he "felt like he was serving something greater than me" while filming The Amazing Spider-Man. I'll admit, hearing actors say things like that about iconic superhero roles usually wins my support.

The US-born, British-raised Garfield plays the iconic Marvel superhero in Sony's reboot of the Sam Raimi trilogy, and said he was aware of the immense pressure surrounding the film.

Said Garfield, "All the way through filming the Spider-Man movie, I felt like I was serving something greater than me. I wouldn't have done it if I didn't. That character has been an important character to me since I was a kid. And all my concern was to make sure that Peter Parker and the symbol of Spider-Man were treated with the reverence that I have for them."

Garfield also admitted that he's be in touch with his predecessor Tobey Maguire and is currently preparing for all the things that will come with a successful Spider-Man movie.





Running Time: Unknown
Release Date: July 3, 2012 (USA)
MPAA Rating: Unknown
Starring: Andrew Garfield, Rhys Ifans, Emma Stone, Sally Field and Martin Sheen.
Directed by: Marc Webb
Written by: James Vanderbilt (initial screenplay),Alvin Sargent and Steve Kloves (revised draft)

Click here to read a rundown of THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN spoilers for 2011.



The Amazing Spider-Man is an upcoming American superhero film directed by Marc Webb, based on the comic book of the same name and starring Andrew Garfield as the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man. It is the fourth Columbia Pictures film that portrays Spider-Man in film and is a reboot of the film series that stars the superhero. The cast includes Garfield as Peter Parker and his alter ego, Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy and Rhys Ifans as Dr. Curt Connors. The film will portray Parker as his super powers are evolving in high school.

The film's development began simultaneously with Sony announcing the cancellation of Spider-Man 4. Opting for a reboot with the same production team rather than another sequel, the studio announced a July 2012 release date for what was now titled The Amazing Spider-Man. James Vanderbilt was hired to write the script while Alvin Sargent and Steve Kloves helped fine-tune the script. Filming started in December 2010 in Los Angeles before moving to New York City with the help of RED Epic camera. The film entered post-production in April 2011.

Sony Entertainment has focused its marketing campaign with a promotional website with released images, 2 theatrical trailers, a prologue screening in certain cities and a video game tie-in being developed by Beenox among other products. The Amazing Spider-Man is scheduled to be released in 3D and IMAX 3D on July 3, 2012. A sequel of the film is being planned for release in 2014 with James Vanderbilt hired to again write the screenplay.






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