Los Angeles, April 16 - British actor Andrew Garfield says he got involved with acting as a child, thanks to his father.
The "Spider-Man" star has revealed his love for acting dates back to his school days, when his dad would use a bulky video camera to make films featuring Garfield and his elder brother, reports contactmusic. com.
Sydney, Apr 2 : Hollywood stars Andrew Garfield and Jamie Foxx, who are both starring in the upcoming sequel for the Amazing Spider-Man, had reportedly tried their hand at cricket during a promotional tour stop in Singapore.
The two actors got tips from Bollywood actor Sameer Kochhar, who also hosts a TV show on the Indian Premier League.
Los Angeles, July 12 : British actors Robert Pattinson and Andrew Garfield reportedly dislike being compared to each other.
The two actors are compared as both of them are from Britain and have similar qualities. But this does not go down well with either of them.
"The truth is, Andrew can't stand Rob. Andrew hates that they're put in the same category because they're both English and around the same age," usmagazine. com quoted a source as saying.
New York, July 5 : The new launch for the Marvel Comics superhero `The Amazing Spider-Man' outdid the previous best Tuesday debut of 27.9 million dollars for `Transformers' and swung into action with 35 million dollars domestically on its first day.
Washington, July 4 : Andrew Garfield's body inspiration for `The Amazing Spider-Man' was Bruce Lee, as he impressed film bosses with his "sensational" physical transformation, according to the film's stunt coordinator Andy Armstrong.
Washington, July 2 : Sony's `The Amazing Spider-Man', the superhero reboot which gave the jump to moviegoers in India, Korea, Japan and elsewhere on Friday, grossed an estimated 50.2 million dollars in 13 overseas markets this weekend.
U. S.-based Spider-Man fans won't be able to catch the film Stateside until midnight Tuesday at the earliest.
Los Angeles, July 1 - Actor Andrew Garfield has been roped in as the ambassador for the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO).
Garfield, who played orphaned Peter Parker in "The Amazing Spider-Man", and his real-life girlfriend and co-star Emma Stone showed their support to founder Jane Aronson at a charity party for the group, where he was named as a new celebrity spokesperson, reports contactmusic. com.
Los Angeles, June 30 : Actor Andrew Garfield revealed that he had designed his character's skateboard in "The Amazing Spider-Man".
The actor said that it was his idea to include the item as a mode of transport for Peter Parker and director Marc Webb readily agreed.
''I designed it. It was my idea that Peter skateboarded and luckily [director] Marc Webb put it in the movie," eonline. com quoted Garfield as saying.
London, June 26 : Andrew Garfield, who played a superhero in the blockbuster `The Amazing Spider-Man', has revealed that his high-profile role has left him feeling disillusioned.
The 28-year-old Brit, previously best known for `The Social Network' says that he dreams of returning to "simpler times" of "struggling... auditioning and getting turned down and wondering if I'm ever going to get another job."
London, June 26 - Actor Andrew Garfield says his role in "The Amazing Spider-Man" is like any other acting job and said he will never be entirely happy with his career achievements.
"To achieve what you set out to achieve and realise it's not what you want, it's disappointing. This role had been something I'd always, always wanted to do. Then you realise it's like any other acting job," contactmusic. com quoted Garfield as saying.
London, June 25 - Actor Andrew Garfield, who plays Peter Parker in "The Amazing Spider-Man", almost suffocated himself on the set of the movie as he did not learn proper breathing techniques required for the sequence.
New York, June 25 : Spider-Man has finally conquered the Empire State Building and the landmark will shine red and blue for the premiere of the new Spidey movie, starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone.
It's an about-face for the skyscraper that refused to blink for Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark."
London, June 20 : `New Spider-Man' star Andrew Garfield has hailed his co-star and now girlfriend Emma Stone as "very special".
Garfield and Stone, who took to the red carpet for the premiere of `The Amazing Spider-Man' in London''s Leicester Square on Monday, were quick to applaud each other''s performances in the comic book blockbuster.
Washington, June 19 : Emma Stone has revealed that she and real-life boyfriend Andrew Garfield had ''''instant chemistry'''' when working on ''The Amazing Spider-Man''.
The actress admitted that she loved working closely with the actor on the superhero movie and hoped their close bond is reflected in their characters.
Washington, June 13 : Andrew Garfield has revealed that he was attracted to Emma Stone, his co-star of upcoming flick ''The Amazing Spider Man'', from the very first screen test they did together.
The actors, who met while auditioning for the male and female lead roles in ''The Amazing Spider Man'' are now dating in real life, and Garfield puts it all down to the chemistry between them.
London, June 1 : Spider-man star Andrew Garfield has revealed that he underwent regular therapy sessions to deal with his over-sensitive personality.
The actor also confessed having a panic attack after he won the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actor in 2007 for his role in `Boy A,' because the triumph left him feeling empty.
Los Angeles, April 6 - Actress Emma Stone has moved in with "Spider-Man" co-star Andrew Garfield.
The couple, who always remain tight-lipped about their romance, have moved in to an apartment in New York City.
"They have a really nice apartment, And they did all the decorating together," showbizspy. com quoted a source as saying.
Wellington, Apr 4 : Andrew Garfield, who stars in the new Spider-Man movie, said that getting into his skin tight costume itself was his biggest challenge in the film.
The 28-year-old actor revealed the pains of starring as a superhero in tight leotards for the highly anticipated flick ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’.
London, Feb 3 : Andrew Garfield recently travelled to Ethiopia after being appointed as the new ambassador of a global charity for orphans.
The 28-year-old actor has teamed up with the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WOF) to help reach out to orphans in underprivileged countries, and he’s already visited Haiti and Africa in this regard.
London, Nov 23 : Spider Man stars Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield have gone public with their romance by holding hands during a day out in New York.
The Social Network actor and Stone were rumoured to be an item since they were cast as love interests in the reboot of the web slinging franchise earlier this year.
London, Sept 13 : Hollywood's new `Spider-Man' star Andrew Garfield has reportedly dropped out of Warren Beatty's directorial comeback.
Garfield was reportedly signed up to play the lead opposite Rooney Mara in the planned Howard Hughes biopic that will mark Beatty's first project as a director in 13 years.
However, Garfield cancelled his part as a result of scheduling difficulties, the New York Post reported.
London, Aug 30 - Actor Andrew Garfield wanted to play "Spider Man" since he was two years old but was hesitant to take the role as fame "terrifies" him.
Garfield landed the role of playing superhero in the franchise's reboot "The Amazing Spider-Man".
"It terrifies me. I just saw that I was given an opportunity to play a part that I've been wanting to play since I was a two-year-old,"contactmusic. com quoted the 28-year-old as saying.
Washington, May 27 : It’s official. ‘Spider-Man’ star Andrew Garfield has split from his girlfriend Shannon Woodward whom he has been dating since 2008.
The duo has decided to end their relationship, as Garfield was too busy concentrating on new movie ''The Amazing Spider-Man''.
Los Angeles, May 27 : Actor Andrew Garfield has split from his girlfriend Shannon Woodward after three years of dating.
The couple parted ways as Garfield "got deeper into filming 'The Amazing Spider-Man'. He literally never saw her," usmagazine. com quoted an insider as saying.
The insider added that Woodward is "telling people they're on a break... (but) they haven't spoken to each other in weeks."(IANS)
London, Feb 28 : Andrew Garfield has joked that he celebrated landing the role of Spider-Man by running around naked and climbing walls.
The 27-year-old actor, who replaced Tobey Maguire as the web-slinging hero in the upcoming fourth instalment titled "The Amazing Spider-Man", couldn't believe it when he received the news that he had landed the part he coveted since he was four years old, reports contactmusic. com.
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