PETER PARKER

  • 'SpiderMan' weekend sales in US, Canada: $65 mn July 9, 2012

    Los Angeles: The new SpiderMan 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 webslinging superhero. The Amazing SpiderMan, 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 reallife girlfriend...
  • New 'SpiderMan' spotlights brooding Peter Parker June 30, 2012

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

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

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

    New Delhi: The movie trailer for the latest SpiderMan film 'The Amazing SpiderMan', leaked from Sony Studios on Tuesday, days before it was supposed to debut at the worlds largest comic book convention. The movie marks the return of the webshooting super hero after a gap of three years. The...
  • So long, Peter Parker, redandblue Spidey suit April 19, 2011

    Philadelphia: A new look and a new suit are in store for Ultimate SpiderMan, 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...