Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield are going strong.
A sequel, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, premiered in 2014 and brought in $709 million on $255 million budget that was reported. Though it was the eighth highest-grossing movie of the entire year, it was the lowest-grossing movie of the five-movie franchise.
“The pressure to get it right, to please everyone… it’s not going to happen…You end up pleasing no one, or everyone just a little bit,” he recently told Indiewire’sThe Playlist of playing the Marvel Comics character. “Like, ‘Eh, that was good.’ [The films are] mass-marketed, like ‘We want 50-year-old white men to love it, gay teenagers to love it, bigot homophobes in Middle America to love it, 11-year-old girls to love it.’ That’s canning Coke. So, that aspect of it was a bummer. Especially for the group of us trying to infuse it with soul, trying to make it unique, something that was worth the price of entry. It was about authenticity, flavor, and truth, but at the same time, I understand people want to make a lot of money, and they’re going to spend a lot of money so the playpen can be as big as it was. I can’t live that way; it sounds like a prison, to be honest, living within those expectations.”
While marketing the play film 99 Homes, in theatres Sept. 25, Garfield talked about the private dilemmas he faced while shooting the superhero show.
“I am not likely to shy from something that lots of folks will see,” the actor explained. “F–k it. Life’s short.”
Sony Pictures isn’t intending to go forward with Garfield in the lead having a third Spider Man movie. Tom Holland will play with a teen variant of the web slinger in future Marvel Studios pictures. “He is only a fantastic performer,”
“I can not wait to see. I simply can not wait to be a fan again and simply see and appreciate myself seeing.”