Andrew Garfield cast as Spider-Man
The Spider-Man reboot has kicked up a gear with the confirmation that Andrew Garfield has been cast as the lead role as Peter Parker / Spider-Man. The British actor is already hot property in Hollywood after being cast in David Fincher's latest, The Social Network and his top drawer roles in TV dramas, Boy A and Red Riding, have already got fan sites excited.
The next installment in the Spider-Man franchise is due to hit cinemas in 2012 with Marc Webb directing. It reboots the series following the departure of director Sam Raimi and stars Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst after three blockbuster outings.