Andrew Garfield, who played Peter Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man movies, explains the pitfalls that come with playing the hero at a young age.
The Amazing Spider-Man Star Andrew Garfield has explained the danger that comes with playing the Wall-Crawler.
In an interview with GQ, Garfield opened up about his experience as an iconic Marvel character in Sony’s Spider-Man reboot when he was 26 years old. shit-ton to take. And I wanted to take it on,” he said. ” I was ready. I was so up for it. It didn’t feel heavy. But I think there were elements that felt very… I felt a danger to me, in terms of fame and exposure.”
He continued, “Even as I took [The Amazing Spider-Man] on, I was like, ‘I want to make sure I can do Angels in America and Death of a seller in a few years.’ I want to be a theater actor first because it seems persistent. If I can do theater for the rest of my life in front of an audience of 50 people a night, I know my life is going to be satisfying. It’s not me being flippant – I really know that.”
Garfield headlining Marc Webb The Amazing Spider-Man in 2012 and its sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 2014. The sequel received largely negative reviews from critics and audiences, although a third film was greenlit by Sony and slated for release in 2016. These plans were later scrapped when Marvel and Sony made their deal for Spider-Man to appear in the Marvel. Cinematic Universe, a role inevitably played by Tom Holland.
Garfield’s return to Spider-Man
While a third amazing spider man the movie was never made, Garfield reprized his role as Web-Slinger for 2021 Spider-Man: No Coming Home, which saw three generations of Spider-Man unite on the big screen. This included Holland, Garfield and Tobey Maguire. Since the release of No coming homemany fans have been hoping for Garfield’s return as a potential amazing spider man 3. In February, Garfield denied any rumors that he was planned to return in a future Spider-Man movie. “No plans, this is the truth,” he said. “Everyone is going to call me a liar for the rest of my life. I’m the boy who cried wolf.”
Garfield recently starred in the FX series Under the banner of heaven and said in April that he would stop acting once the project was released. “I have to recalibrate and reconsider what I want to do next and who I want to be and just be a bit of a person for a while. Because, as you know, it’s a washing machine, this awards season. I just gotta be a little ordinary for a while.”
Spider-Man: No Coming Home is now available on digital, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD.