That same year, Garfield won the coveted role of Spider-Man for the latest reboot of the popular film franchise.
Director Marc Webb put the young actor through his paces during the audition process.
We've always known that Spider-Man's most important conflict has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man.
But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that his greatest battle is about to begin. For Peter Parker, there's no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen.
Spidey has already been active in New York, working independently for quite some time, but this will be when he takes his first big step up.
That said, we’re not looking at cosmic heroics and planet-shattering threats here.
Born in Los Angeles, actor Andrew Russell Garfield grew up in England with his older brother, American father and English mother.
First she was an unknown character called Michelle.
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Based on Marvel Comics' superhero character, this is a story of Peter Parker who is a nerdy high-schooler.
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum".