Revealed! First Photo of Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man

Andrew Garfield

Check out the lean, lanky Andrew Garfield looking brooding and beaten in his lycra Spider-Man uniform. Anticipation for the 2012 reboot of the franchise has been sky high, and Sony Pictures has just released the first photo of the British actor as Spidey today (January 13). Garfield has expressed trepidation about taking over Tobey Maguire’s former role: “I’m very, very excited and nervous and ‘Spider-Man’ — I’m working hard to make sure I don’t mess it up — physically, mentally, emotionally,” he said.

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Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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