Movie Exclusive – First Official Trailer for “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”

Fans of the Marvel universe may be very excited to know that the first official full-length trailer was released today for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. This thrilling and action-packed trailer gives us a closer glimpse at some of the major characters joining the franchise.

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In this second film the Amazing Spider-Man franchise, the stakes seem much higher as more powerful villains have come into power. Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) is put to the test as Spider-Man when his new foes come into town. He must solve a mystery when he realizes they are all connected through OsCorp.

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We get a closer glimpse at Paul Giamatti as The Rhino and Jamie Foxx as Electro, who are the two major villains Spider-Man must face in this film. We also get our first look at Chris Cooper and Dan DeHaan as Norman and Harry Osborn. Of course, we see more of Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy and Sally Field as Aunt May.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is set to hit theaters on May 2, 2014! Watch the exciting and action-packed new trailer below:

What did you think of this new trailer? Are you excited to see more of the new characters joining the franchise? What do you think of the new cast members joining this project?

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Rising Star Monday – Andrew Garfield

It is time for another “Rising Star Monday” here on TrulyLuminary! Our star this week is actor Andrew Garfield.

Andrew Garfield has dual American and British citizenship and he was born in Los Angeles, California. His mother, Lynn, is British and his father, Richard, is American. Garfield’s family moved back to Britain when he was three years old, he is Jewish and his family was “middle class”. He was brought up in Surrey England and he was a gymnast and a swimmer when he was younger. Garfield was originally going to study business, however he became interested in acting. He trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London and graduated from this program in 2004.

Garfield began his acting career by taking classes at the age of 12 and participated in several stage plays including Bugsy Malone and Romeo and Juliet. In 2005 he broke into television with guest starring roles on the British shows Sugar Rush and Doctor Who. So far, his film credits include Lions for Lambs,The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, Never let Me Go, The Social Network, and most recently he starred in The Amazing Spider-Man. His role in The Social Network shot him to stardom and gained him critical acclaim with two BAFTA award nominations and a Golden Globe nomination for “Best Actor in a Supporting Role.”

In March 2012, Garfield made his Broadway debut as Biff Loman in the revival of Death of a Salesman, which was directed by Tony winner Mike Nichols and performed at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. This revival also stared Philip Seymour Hoffman and Tony Award nominee Linda Emond. Garfield was nominated for a Tony Award as a best featured actor in a play for the role.

Are you a fan of Andrew Garfield? What do you think of the films that he has been in?

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Sources: http://pro.imdb.com/name/nm1940449/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Garfield