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February 16 2023
Andrew Garfield to Present Sally Field with SAG Award

Emily Blunt, Andrew Garfield and Caleb McLaughlin are among the presenters for the 29th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.

Nominees who will double as presenters include Blunt, who is up for female actor in a TV movie or limited series for her role in The English, and Jessica Chastain, who received a nod in the same category for her performance in the series George & Tammy.

Actors Don Cheadle (White Noise), Caleb McLaughlin (Stranger Things), Paul Mescal (Aftersun), Ashley Park (Emily in Paris) and Andrew Garfield (tick, tick…BOOM!) will also take the stage.

Garfield will award the 58th SAG Life Achievement Award to Sally Field, a previous SAG winner who Garfield collaborated with on The Amazing Spider–Man franchise. Field’s storied career in entertainment is marked by two Oscars for lead performances in 1984’s Places in the Heart and 1979’s Norma Rae. Most recently, the veteran actor co–starred in 80 for Brady alongside Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda and Rita Moreno, a fellow SAG Life Achievement Award recipient.

The distinction is the union’s highest recognition of a performer’s exemplary career achievement. Past recipients of the award include Robert De Niro, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Shirley Temple, Betty White and more.

The Screen Actors Guild Awards will be held in–person at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT. The event will also air live on Netflix’s YouTube channel. More presenters will be announced as the ceremony approaches.

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April 29 2022
Gallery Updated with 2022 Photos

Hey, everybody! Sorry for going MIA over the last few months, but real life has been crazy! Anyway, the gallery has been updated with just over a thousand new photos of Andrew attending various events, new photoshoots and new candids from the first few months of this year! Check out all the links below.

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January 30 2022
Movie Captures Added

Captures of Andrew’s performance in The Social Network, 99 Homes, Hacksaw Ridge, Silence and The Eyes of Tammy Faye, as well as captures from the full–length documentary Rites of Passage: The Amazing Spider-Man Reborn, have been added to the gallery. Check out the thumbnails and links below!

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January 27 2022
VIDEO: In Conversation with Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire & Andrew Garfield

Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire, and Andrew Garfield in conversation with Pete Hammond on #SpiderManNoWayHome.

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January 11 2022
Andrew Garfield Speaks with Entertainment Tonight about ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’

Andrew Garfield speaks with ET’s Matt Cohen as he’s being honored by the Palm Springs International Film Awards with the Desert Palm Achievement award for his work in ‘Tick, Tick… Boom!’ The British-American actor talks about honoring the late composer and playwright, Jonathan Larson, who wrote the stage musical of the same name and opens up about the connection to his late mother in the film. And in a movie about rejection and failure, Andrew also shares his own in the industry. The 38-year-old star also chats about returning to the ‘Spider-Man’ franchise in the newest installment, ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home,’ and reveals if he would come back to do another film. Andrew also opens up about his newfound brotherhood with fellow ‘Spider-Man’ stars Tobey Maguire and Tom Holland.

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January 07 2022
Andrew Garfield Finally Spills About ‘Spider-Man’ Return, and the gift of ‘tick, tick…BOOM!’

Is anyone having a year like Andrew Garfield’s?

Following a lengthy stage hiatus (which nabbed him a Tony Award), the actor stormed the fourth quarter of 2021 with back-to-back film releases in “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” and “Tick, Tick … Boom!” The latter has placed him front and center for Oscar contention in the best actor category. And then came December.

The cat is, well, out of the bag that Garfield — despite sly denials — reprises his role as Peter Parker in Sony’s “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” alongside reigning webslinger Tom Holland and the O.G. arachnid Tobey Maguire.

Co-produced with Marvel, the latest film is approaching $1.4 billion at the worldwide box office and has deeply satisfied fans across age demographics and franchises. It also provides yet another dimension to Garfield’s skill set. In the same season, Garfield has portrayed a tortured teen hero, a morally bankrupt pastor, and a devoted artist teetering between ruin and revelation.

Garfield caught up with Variety to discuss his return to the Spider-Verse, and the response to his portrayal of Jonathan Larson in “Tick, Tick … Boom!”

Starting simple, why did you say “yes” to “No Way Home”?
I wasn’t expecting to ever have a conversation again about potentially playing Peter Parker. I felt very excited to just to be a fan again. But I got this call from Amy Pascal and Kevin Feige and Jon Watts with this idea. It was immediately undeniable. It sounded incredibly fun, incredibly spiritual — trippy and thematically interesting. On a base level, as a Spider-Man fan, just the idea of seeing three Spider-Men in the same frame was enough.

The pitch was really, really enticing. They said, “You played this character in your way and what would you want to explore if you had an opportunity? If you were dumped into this other universe and faced with this younger you and this older you, how will you respond?”

We talked a lot about mentorship. We talked a lot about brotherhood and about what it is to be the older brother, younger brother and the middle brother. There’s also a thing of seeing someone you love walking down a path that you’ve already walked down, and you know it doesn’t lead the place where you ultimately meant to go.

That character is isolated in his emotional experience and physical experience. But what happens when that aloneness gets blasted open, and you come to realize that you’ve never been alone and there are other brothers going through the exact same thing? That’s a big spiritual journey to go on, man. And then we just milked out all the fun that we could possibly have.

You and Tobey Maguire really did this. This wasn’t a green screen set up in your driveway. And they have a profound impact on Tom Holland’s Spider-Man.
We were shooting for two weeks, Tobey and I, but I think we managed to achieve something that is not just showing up and going, “Hi! Bye!” My Spider-Man got to save his younger brother’s romantic relationship, potentially. And to heal the most traumatic moment of his own life through doing it for his younger brother. Making sure that he didn’t have the same fate, there’s something cosmically beautiful about that. It meant getting a second chance at saving Gwen [Stacy, Garfield’s love interest in “The Amazing Spider-Man” played by Emma Stone].

You know, the spirit that Zendaya brings to MJ is so heartfelt and pure and loving, and Emma brought that similar unique spirit to Gwen.

Talk about your time with your fellow Spider-Men, what did you share off-screen? Compare notes about spandex and fans?
I think the first time we were all in the suit together, it was hilarious because it’s like just three ordinary dudes who were just actors just hanging out. But then also, you just become a fan and say, “Oh my god we’re all together in the suits and we’re doing the pointing thing!” There was talk about going to the bathroom and, you know, padding around the package. We talked about what worked for each of us. Tom was jealous because I have little zippers in my suit that I can get my hands out of very easily. To work his phone, he had to use his nose because he couldn’t access his hands. We would have deeper conversations, too, and talk about our experiences with the character. And to have Amy Pascal there, who has seen through nine movies, including “Spider-Verse.” It was a revelatory experience for her, realizing how much life and time she’d given to this character. That was beautiful and profound.

There’s a line I improvised in the movie, looking at [Maguire and Holland] and I tell them I love them. That was just me loving them.

The screenwriters said at one point they considered bringing back Kirsten Dunst and Emma Stone. What would you have liked to see for your Peter and Gwen?
Oh my god, I don’t even know where to start with that. It’s too big. Gwen had agency. In our film, on her final day, she shows up. I tried to restrain her from showing up to that scene with Electro [Jamie Foxx]. I knew that it was too dangerous, but she chose to be there. She had a hand in her own destiny in that way, and the movie is about fate. I will say the image of my catching [Zendaya’s] MJ — that was really beautiful and it kind of sold me on the whole thing.

A lot of the conversation about this movie has been about a sort of redemption for your Spider-Man. Narratively, commercially. How does that feel?
I am so grateful. I’m just really, really grateful that I got to tie up some loose ends for the Peter that I was playing. I love that character and I’m grateful that I got to work with these incredible actors, this incredible director, and Marvel in conjunction with Sony. It was joyful, and a feeling of closure for me. There was so many unanswered questions for my Peter, where we left it. I got to step back in and get some healing for him. And also really supporting [Holland’s] Peter, and honoring his character completing that trilogy, not distracting or detracting from it.

Would you be open to coming back to the character?
I mean, yes, definitely open to something if it felt right. Peter and Spider-Man, those characters are all about service, to the greater good and the many. He’s a working-class boy from Queens that knows struggle and loss and is deeply empathetic. I would try to borrow Peter Parker’s ethical framework in that, if there was an opportunity to step back in and tell more of that story, I would have to feel very sure and certain in myself.

“No Way Home” is sort of the button to a big year for you. Since we last spoke, “Tick, Tick … Boom” has been released on Netflix. Many people have discovered you as a singer and a dancer. Are you getting every musical script in town? Have they sent you “Grease 4”?
I would love to keep my singing going. It’s such a gift that Lin-Manuel gave me in stretching out my skill set in this way. I have my piano in my room and I’m going to be doing a couple of private sessions over the next couple of weeks, just for myself, just to keep me with the instrument. It’s like a meditation practice. It was a great match and I would definitely do it again.

What about a moody studio album? Or you busking in Belsize Park with a Casio?
I would not have the courage. I am in the middle of writing a song for my goddaughter right now. Something very cute and very inspired by [“Tick, Tick … Boom!” subject] Jonathan Larson and other people in my life. Those influences are so inspiring to be around. I’m so grateful for this movie and to just savor and drink it in right now.

I’m sure all of Broadway has seen this movie, but have you had any other feedback from fans or people connected to Larson?
It’s been all-encompassing. The most beautiful thing has been members of his family and his friends feeling like they’ve been given Jon back for a period of time. Through his music and what the film does, people who never had a relationship to his work have reached out because their lives have been reinvigorated by him. Because his story is theirs, too. You see him making these ripples in others reaffirming or recommitting to their own dreams. I got a message today from a friend of a friend who watched it on an airplane. He wrote the most beautiful note just saying, “I needed this, and I didn’t know that I needed this film in this moment.”

It’s also just this reminder for people about the sacredness and the shortness of life, and how what we do matters, whether we know it in the moment or not. Jonathan didn’t know, he didn’t get to see the effect his work was going to have. But what he did matters, and we’re still reaping the joy of it now.


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December 19 2021
Photos From Two ‘tick, tick…BOOM’ Screenings

Check out photos from two separate screenings of tick, tick…BOOM! that Andrew attended on December 12!

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November 23 2021
Andrew Garfield & Lin-Manuel Miranda Break Down ‘tick, tick…BOOM!’ Party Scene

In this episode of “Notes on a Scene,” Andrew Garfield and ‘tick, tick…BOOM!’ director Lin-Manuel Miranda break down the scene where Jon (Garfield) gets the party started with an impromptu a capella performance of “Boho Days.” Lin-Manuel shares the odd connection him and Andrew shared in a mutual massage therapist that coupled the two of them together for this film.

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November 22 2021
Andrew Garfield on ‘Spider-Man’ Rumors & New Film ‘tick, tick…BOOM!’

In the new film “Tick, Tick… Boom!”, the directorial debut of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Garfield portrays Jonathan Larson, creator of “Rent.” Visiting TODAY, he talks about learning to sing and play piano for the role. He also talks about dedicating his performance to his late mother, saying, “We all leave this life with an unfinished song … I get to continue singing her song for her.”

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November 22 2021
Three Rounds with Andrew Garfield & Robin de Jesus of ‘tick, tick…BOOM!’

Andrew Garfield and Robin de Jesus sip their way through three rounds and discuss the process of bringing the story of Jonathan Larson to the screen.

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