June 10, 2012 |
Christian Borle won the Tony Award for featured actor in a play for "Peter and the Starcatcher," beating out Andrew Garfield for his role in the recent revival of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman. " "Starcatcher" is a quasi-prequel to "Peter Pan"and is based on the book by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, and was adapted for the stage by Rick Elice. Borle, who also appears in the NBC series "Smash," plays the role of Black Stache in the show. "Starcatcher" was produced at the La Jolla Playhouse in 2009.
January 6, 2011 |
When Andrew Garfield won the role of Spider-Man in July, most people asked, "Who?" Now, after the one-two punch of "Never Let Me Go" and "The Social Network," Garfield has become one of Hollywood's most recognized young actors, picking up a Golden Globe nomination and sharing a Screen Actors Guild ensemble nomination for his work in "The Social Network" and being named ? wait for it ? an Esquire magazine Grooming Icon for 2011. "My mum would be, 'Yes, yes, you have lovely hair,'" Garfield says, laughing, while looking at the magazine.
June 12, 2012 |
Sweet and sought after, young Hollywood stars Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are speaking out about their chemistry - onscreen, that is, in "The Amazing Spider-Man . " While the two keep a low profile in their personal relationship (sparked last June), the actors bring some theatrical heat as lovebirds Gwen Stacy and Peter Parker. "We got on really well as people, in between [takes]," Garfield told MTV News. "That was the fun stuff. In between, we'd just mess around, and I felt, 'Ah, this is different.'" Garfield expressed relief that Stone decided to take the role, saying that his scenes with the "Crazy Stupid Love" actress were his favorite to shoot (watch the interview below)
July 3, 2012 |
Andrew Garfield said he has dreamed of playing Spider-Man since he was a little boy, so that when it came time to actually suit up as the iconic superhero, the pressure of the role nearly overwhelmed him. "Before, it was just pure fantasy," Garfield, 28, explained at the premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man" in Los Angeles last week. "Suddenly, I had to embody that character for a generation of kids. And I wanted to so desperately do it well and inspire kids to be better to each other and to themselves through doing that.
September 28, 2012 |
Director Marc Webb and star Andrew Garfield are suiting back up for another chapter in "The Amazing Spider-Man," which grossed $261 million domestically this summer. The duo responsible for rebooting the successful franchise just five years after the Sam Raimi-directed trilogy closed up shop in 2007 will resume production in early 2013. They will be working off a screenplay from Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci and Jeff Pinkner based on a previous draft by James Vanderbilt. Sony Pictures announced the film's 3-D release date of May 2, 2014, back in April, months before it had locked in its director and star.
September 26, 2010 |
Andrew Garfield doesn't do Facebook. But if he did, the 27-year-old British actor would no doubt be fending off lots of requests right now from people wanting to be his cyber friend. With two Oscar-potential films about to be sharing theater screens and an outing as Spider-Man up next, Garfield in his short film career has suddenly become a hot property. In "The Social Network," David Fincher's look at the contentious founding of Facebook, opening Friday, Garfield plays Brazilian-born Eduardo Saverin, who, along with fellow Harvard undergrad and punk genius — as the marketing campaign would have it — Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg)