With Leonardo DiCaprio taking a self-imposed break from filmmaking, Martin Scorsese needs another muse to work with and that muse is…Spider-Man actor Andrew Garfield. The Social Network star has joined the production of Silence in the lead role of Father Rodrigues. This is an adaptation of a Shusaku Endo novel based on 17th century Jesuits as they attempt to bring Christianity to Japan. Ken Wantanabe of Inception fame will play Garfield’s interpreter. Silence will be the actor’s follow-up to The Amazing Spider-Man 2 which is currently filming for a May 2014 release. As for Scorsese, his next film is another DiCaprio presentation, a contemporary drama called The Wolf of Wall Street debuting this November.
The everlasting saga of whether or not Marc Webb will helm the next Spider-Man movie has at long last drawn to a close. Word has finally broken that the man who helmed the successful franchise reboot will be back in the saddle for another round via Sony’s Columbia Pictures. As already assumed, it was confirmed today that Andrew Garfield would be reprising his role as Peter Parker which is a far cry from last time out. Some might remember that Tobey Maguire was a holdout during the Sam Raimi era and almost was replaced by Jake Gyllenhaal because of it. Of course, no one expected a replay of that because of Garfield’s obvious fandom of the property. Continue Reading
With the domestic opening of The Amazing Spider-Man fast approaching, it is worth putting out eyes on the foreign box office which is experiencing a little bit of business from the movie before the big July 3rd launch. Continue Reading
The new Spider-Man was on The Tonight Show Friday night to do some press before the big opening on Tuesday. The talk circuit is pretty much off next week, so this was his last chance to do it. Continue Reading
Andrew Garfield was on David Letterman last night to promote his upcoming stint as Peter Parker in the revamped Spider-Man films. The Amazing-Spider Man hits theaters nationwide less than a week from now, thus the appearance.
Here is a clip that air on Tuesday’s show in which Dave compliments the actor’s performance to which Andrew Garfield asks if they could talk about Lebron James.
Andrew Garfield was on The Today Show this morning to promote his Tony-nominated performance as Biff in Death of a Salesman where he talked about the success he found on Broadway and his upcoming role as Peter Parker in the next Spider-Man reboot.
Want to see more of The Amazing Spider-Man? Well, you are in luck because earlier today a new international trailer hit for the rebooted blockbuster franchise. This one comes from Japan.
The cast of this one includes Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Sally Field, Martin Sheen, Denis Leary, and Rhys Ifans. Directing is Marc Webb whose last theatrical effort was 2009′s 500 Days of Summer which starred Joseph Gordon-Levitt alongside Zooey Deschanel. Look for this one to hit theaters on July 3.
Andrew Garfield was on Ellen today where he was promoting The Amazing Spider-Man–a movie that does not come out until July 3. Chalk up the early promotional tour to the studio trying to make sure the Marc Webb-directed effort lives up to the series’ predecessors at the box office. Perhaps a cast that includes the likes of Emma Stone will prove beneficial towards making that happen.
Emma Stone was the host of last night’s Saturday Night Live where the monologue took on the actresses’ upcoming role in The Amazing Spider Man. The gag was that Andy Samberg tries to do the exact same bit ten years ago with Kirsten Dunst. Andrew Garfield makes an appearance in this one. Continue Reading
Watch as Andrew Garfield shows up at the Spider-Man panel at Comic-Con as a crazed, costumed fan anxious for Q&A and surprises the crowd when he unmasks himself to reveal his true identity. The young actor goes on to deliver an unforgettable speech. Continue Reading