Spider-man Reboot Gets a New Image and Name – The Amazing Spider-man

New Spider-man Costume Image

Sony Pictures have released the first picture of Andrew Garfield as Spider-man in his full costume (including mask) for what has now been officially named (cue deep echoing voice) The Amazing Spider-man.

You may remember last month we brought you the first shot of Andrew Garfield as Spider-man, walking down the street looking slightly battered and without his mask, well now Sony Pictures have released the first image of the new Spider-man (avec mask) looking extremely cool and slick and what’s more he comes complete with mechanical web shooters, fixing a major fault of the last series of films, especially with fanboys.  It doesn’t stop there Sony have also officially announced that this reboot will be called ‘The Amazing Spider-man’, taking its name from the original Spider-man comic book of the 1960’s.

Andrew Garfield the Amazing Spiderman

As you may have guessed from the countless fan phone pics and videos of Andrew Garfield swinging/ running through the streets, shooting for The Amazing Spider-man is currently under-way and is due for release in July 2012.  The Amazing Spider-man is being directed by Marc Webb and stars Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, Martin Sheen as Peter Parker’s Uncle Ben, Rhys Ifans as The Lizard/ Curt Connors and of course Andrew Garfield as Spiderman/ Peter Parker.  Enjoy the latest image and keep an eye out for more updates soon.

1 Comment

  • mark says:

    I am gobsmacked! Are we just supposed to forget all about Spiderman 1,2 and 3?

    I guess it worked for Batman Begins and The Dark Night, so why not? Nevertheless, the fact that my boyhood obsessions ( which is virtually the whole Marvel Universe) continues to play out on the Big Screen is a wonderful, wonderful thing.

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