Bringing the old Superman out of the closet and dusting him off is just what actors Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone seem to be doing with the new version, offering a completely different feel than the Spiderman movies of the last decade. A younger generation is coming to appreciate what was and is still becoming more prominently so a classic in the making. This movie isn’t just for the die-hard comic book fans it is one that will appeal to all types of movie goers.
With Stone in her first superhero movie debut, many are surprised to see a new side of her and have given her due credit for her versatility in acting. With her success in this film, she is sure to be gracing us with her presence in theaters much more frequently. Stone made her name when she appeared on the big screen as Olive Penderghast in the quirky romantic teen comedy Easy A, a modern adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic, The Scarlet Letter. She will also be featured in the upcoming movie, Gangster Squad, opposite her co-star, Ryan Gosling.
As for Garfield, the young star had his first hit role in the movie The Social Network and continues on his winning streak. Garfield’s dreamy looks have gotten him this far, and his new performance in The Amazing Spiderman makes it clear his talent will do the rest.
With Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark holding the title as the most expensive Broadway production, it seems like the classic comic book is enjoying more popularity than ever and is inspiring a broad range of artists. The question now is whether or not there will be yet another Spiderman movie in the making.
According to some sources, there is talk of a biracial Spiderman surfacing. Since the United States has willingly embraced their first African-American president, the idea of a biracial Spiderman is one that would be embraced now more than ever before. It will be interesting to see if this becomes an actuality and in turn its success, as it veers from the original comic book.
People worldwide are rushing out to see this most recent incarnation of Spiderman, which will undoubtedly surpass last decade’s take on Spiderman and find a spot in the top grossing movies of all time, along with The Avengers, the second highest-grossing film of all time, and The Dark Knight, another comic book movie that wasn’t afraid to show a different side of the story. With Stone, Garfield, Webb, and a nation that has gone crazy for all things comic book and fantasy, The Amazing Spiderman has an unbeatable combination.