Andrew Garfield is the new Spider Man

July 2nd, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Garfield Los Angeles, July 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a new Spider Man on the scene and it is none other than Andrew Garfield. There were a number of contenders for the post, and it was a hotly debated topic for months on end. Prior to Andrew, the Spider Man was Toby Maguire and he had quit from the franchise at the start of the year.

Since then it was a tussle over who would land the role and the subsequent celebrity hood as well. The other contenders for the role were Billy Elliott star Jamie Bell, Josh Hutcherson who was the star of Journey to the Center of the Earth, newcomer Logan Lerman and the Twilight hunk Robert Pattinson as well.

The matter was finally laid to rest by the Sony Pictures production house officials, when they announced that the new Spider Man was none other than Andrew Garfield. The next Spiderman movie would be released in 2012, and there are reports that the team would start filming it in December 2010. The director of earlier Spider man movies – Sam Raimi had also bidden adieu to the team earlier. So a new director has also been finalized for the role, which is Marc Webb.

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