Peter Parker

  • 'Spider-Man' weekend sales in US, Canada: $65 mn July 9, 2012

    Los Angeles: The new Spider-Man climbed to the top of movie box office charts with weekend sales of $65 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales, a smashing debut for the reinvented franchise about a web-slinging superhero. The Amazing Spider-Man, starring Andrew Garfield in the role played by Tobey Maguire in...
  • Andrew Garfield named ambassador for orphans July 1, 2012

    London: The Amazing Spider Man star Andrew Garfield has been appointed as an ambassador for the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO). Garfield, 28, who plays orphaned Peter Parker in the superhero reboot, visited parent less kids in Ethiopia and Haiti with the organisation earlier this year, reported Contactmusic. Garfield and his real-life girlfriend...
  • New 'Spider-Man' spotlights brooding Peter Parker June 30, 2012

    He's been in comics, cartoons, on TV and in movies, but when Spider-Man swings into theaters next week for new film 'The Amazing Spider-Man,' its makers bring out a more brooding and human web-slinger than fans have seen before. Director Marc Webb, known for low-budget film romance '500 Days of Summer,'...
  • Rebooting 'Spider-Man', in a flash June 28, 2012

    New York: On a weekend in January of 2010, Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios pivoted faster than even Spider-Man would dare. A fourth installment of the hugely popular Spider-Man franchise was planned, with director Sam Raimi and star Tobey Maguire returning to their trilogy of films that had earned more than...
  • New Spider-Man is half-Latino August 3, 2011

    New York: Marvel Comics revealed on Tuesday that the heir to the Spider-Man costume following the death of Peter Parker will be Miles Morales, a teenager of half-Hispanic and half-black origin who will protect New York from the bad guys starting Wednesday, when "Ultimate Comics Fallout #4" hits the magazine...
  • Spider-Man movie trailer leaked online July 20, 2011

    New Delhi: The movie trailer for the latest Spider-Man film - 'The Amazing Spider-Man', leaked from Sony Studios on Tuesday, days before it was supposed to debut at the world’s largest comic book convention. The movie marks the return of the web-shooting super hero after a gap of three years. The...
  • So long, Peter Parker, red-and-blue Spidey suit April 19, 2011

    Philadelphia: A new look and a new suit are in store for Ultimate Spider-Man, but the fate of Peter Parker - the awkward teenager who catches thieves like flies - is still a mystery. Marvel Comics said Monday that Parker is taking off the Spidey costume for good as part of...