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 British-American actor Andrew Garfield is taking his new role as the next Spider-Man quite seriously. The gawky 27-year-old, who will take over for Tobey Maguire in the fourth installment in the Spider-Man film franchise set for 2012, has taken quite a liking to wearing his lycra Spidey suit and he's proud of it.

According to The Sun, Garfield recently expressed that donning such a suit has given him "so much hope as a skinny little streak of piss."

"Playing Spider-Man is every skinny boy's dream. I'm very lucky. I think I'm going to enjoy making it."

Garfield's endearing sense of confidence has also landed him in the pages of Vogue, for he made his modeling debut in the December 2009 issue with doll-faced siren Lily Cole (and Lady Gaga) in a Hansel and Gretel-themed shoot photographed by Annie Leibovitz. Check out the stunning photos at The Fashionisto.

Next up for Garfield is the The Social Network, out in theaters on October 1st. The David Fincher-directed film tells harrowing tale of the world-popular Facebook and its founders. Garfield is cast as Mark Zuckerberg's (Jesse Eisenberg) former business partner, Eduardo Saverin.

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By MacKenzie Wilson