When Andrew Garfield was auditioning to play the web-slinging superhero in the new Spider-Man movie, his parents dug through their photo albums back home in London, looking for one particular picture they thought might help their son's cause.
It shows Garfield as a boy, dressed as Spider-Man on Halloween, posing with his older brother, who's wearing a Superman costume.
"I gave it to my agent and my agent slipped it to the studio as they were making their decision," Garfield says, laughing, during a lengthy, rainy-day interview in a Hollywood hotel.
"I'm sure that photo will come out at some point." He pauses, pretending to wince at the prospect.
Truth be told, Garfield doesn't mind if any aspect of his geeky past comes to light.
The 28-year-old British actor fulfilled a childhood dream when he won the lead in The Amazing Spider-Man, a reboot of the comic book franchise that focuses on Peter Parker's adolescent shock as he discovers his developing superhero abilities.... See Complete Article @ Cineplex