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Peter Parker’s rarely mentioned, usually presumed dead parents play a large role in the first teaser trailer for Marc Webb’s 3D reboot “The Amazing Spider-Man”, which sees Andrew Garfield take over the web slinging crimefighting from Tobey Maguire. The young Peter is left with his Uncle Ben and Aunt May (played by Martin Sheen and Sally Field) by his parents in the middle of the night without explanation, and as he grows up, it’s a mystery that still haunts him. Will he discover their retconned status as S.H.I.E.L.D. agents? ThoughRead More
It’s the week before Comic-Con and studios are bringing out the big guns in promoting their upcoming big budget blockbusters. More and more will be revealed in the lead up to next Thursday and then even more over the course of next weekend, but Sony gets a jump on the competition by being out of the gate first, releasing to this week’s cover of Entertainment Weekly some brand new shots of Andrew Garfield in costume and in action as Peter Parker, aka “The Amazing Spider-Man.” EW also reveals the firstRead More
Is a “The Social Network” reunion already in order? Deadline reports two of the film’s young rising stars, Andrew Garfield and Rooney Mara, are meeting with Warren Beatty about taking roles in the ensemble cast of his new directorial and starring vehicle for Paramount Pictures, now revealed to be a biopic about wealthy and mysterious aviator Howard Hughes. Beatty has also met with other young stars including Shia LaBeouf and Evan Rachel Wood, and there is no indication yet whether there are roles for all the actors or if he’sRead More
Doug Liman’s rogue space race actioner, previously titled “Moon”, began casting several months ago, before the project was even greenlit by its studio backer Paramount. Now comes word via Variety that the film, now retitled “Luna”, is officially not only greenlit but also being fast-tracked, and with that news, a couple of new contenders for casting have emerged as well. Names including Andrew Garfield, Chris Pine and Emile Hirsch floated around in March, and now Bradley Cooper and Chris Evans joins their ranks as actors who have met with orRead More
It’s always good news to hear that a film long in development is finally getting off the ground, and for Doug Liman’s Moon it’s heading for the orbit! First set up in 2007, Moon has moved studios and has been through several rewrites from different writers including those that have penned I Love You, Man, Bruno, and xXx: State Of The Union. Now it seems like Paramount are happy with the script, and casting is under way. Top of the list? The usual suspects for Hollywood today – Andrew Garfield,Read More
Warner Bros. adaptation of Manga classic, Akira – one of their most high-profile projects – is finally coming together, two years after a 7 figure acquisition and a recently rewritten script. And reports are suggesting a plethora of up and coming stars have been sent the new script. After last year’s rumours that Zac Efron was ciricling the project, Deadline are now reporting that Robert Pattinson and Andrew Garfield, along with James McAvoy have received scripts for the role of Tetsuo, whilst Chris Pine, Justin Timberlake and Garrett Hedlund haveRead More
Andrew Garfield is no longer the untitled rebooted Spider-Man. Today Columbia Pictures announced that Marc Webb’s reboot of the franchise is officially titled “The Amazing Spider-Man”, taking its name appropriately from the very origin of the comics – first published in 1963 and now on issue #654. The studio also released a new image of Garfield fully masked in mid-webslinging action. The official press release follows: “THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN™” TO BE RELEASED JULY 3, 2012 CULVER CITY, Calif., February 14, 2011 – Columbia Pictures announced today that the title ofRead More
Andrew Garfield is going from webslinging in New York to domestic murder mysteries in Pennsylvania, as he signs on to his first film since being cast as Peter Parker in Marc Webb’s reboot of “Spider-Man”. Variety reports that Garfield will topline “Back Roads”, from the bestselling novel by Tawni O’Dell. Director Adrian Lyne also adapted the screenplay with O’Dell. Variety also reports that Jennifer Garner and Marcia Gay Harden will co-star with Garfield. The story revolves around the young man Harley Altmyer, played by Garfield, who must look after hisRead More
Featuring the biggest group of up and comers in one shoot – Jennifer Lawrence, Anthony Mackie, Olivia Wilde, Jesse Eisenberg, Mila Kunis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Andrew Garfield, Rashida Jones, Garrett Hedlund and Noomi Rapace – as well cover stars (and more established actors) Anne Hathaway, James Franco, Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal, Vanity Fair magazine’s 2011 Hollywood issue has gone “back to basics … [with] just the most exciting actors and actresses of the moment.” And here at Up and Comers, we couldn’t agree more with their pick of the talent.Read More

Posted On January 25, 2011By Rebecca LewisIn Awards

2011 83rd Academy Award nominations announced

We’ve had up and comers dominate the nominations lists at this years SAG awards, Golden Globe awards and the BAFTAs, but now the Academy Awards, the oldest and most prestigious award ceremony in the media industry, have announced their 2011 nominations and it’s good and bad news for some of our favourites. Jesse Eisenberg, Hailee Steinfeld and Jennifer Lawrence have all been nominated in Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress categories respectively, but awards favourite Andrew Garfield was looked over in favour of Academy stalwarts such as ChristianRead More