(CNN)Andrew Garfield is yet talking astir his extended cameo successful "Spider-Man: No Way Home."
In a Variety interview published Thursday, the erstwhile web-slinger discussed his instrumentality to the franchise, which saw him teaming up with seasoned Spider-Man Tobey Maguire to assistance Tom Holland's Peter Parker prevention the multiverse.
In the pb up to the merchandise of "Spider-Man: No Way Home" successful December, Garfield continually batted distant speculation from Marvel fans that helium would look successful the film. During an quality connected "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" successful September, helium adjacent went arsenic acold arsenic insisting a viral representation of him connected acceptable with Maguire was fake.
Garfield's incarnation of Spider-Man debuted successful 2012's "The Amazing Spider-Man." His spidey senses were tingled again 2 years aboriginal erstwhile helium reprised the relation successful "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." The sequel ended connected a bittersweet enactment with the decease of his emotion interest, Gwen Stacy, played by Emma Stone.
According to Garfield, helium "wasn't expecting to ever person a speech again astir perchance playing Peter Parker," but a telephone telephone from producers Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal, and manager Jon Watts offering Garfield a changeable astatine redemption changed everything.
In "Spider-Man: No Way Home," Garfield's Spider-Man is capable to prevention Holland's emotion interest, MJ, played by Zendaya. This plotline cemented Garfield's determination to instrumentality to the franchise.
"There was truthful galore unanswered questions for my Peter, wherever we near it. I got to measurement backmost successful and get immoderate healing for him," the 38-year-old prima told Variety.
He added that returning to the franchise allowed his quality "to heal the astir traumatic moment" and there's thing "cosmically beautiful" astir his quality getting a 2nd accidental to prevention Gwen.
Garfield, whose acting credits "tick, tick...BOOM!", "Hacksaw Ridge," and "The Social Network" besides revealed that helium would decidedly invited the accidental to suit up arsenic Spider-Man again "if it felt right."
Speaking astir playing the iconic teenager-turned-superhero, helium said: "Peter and Spider-Man, those characters are each astir service, to the greater bully and the many. He's a working-class lad from Queens that knows conflict and nonaccomplishment and is profoundly empathetic. I would effort to get Peter Parker's ethical model successful that, if determination was an accidental to measurement backmost successful and archer much of that story, I would person to consciousness precise definite and definite successful myself."
"Spider-Man: No Way Home," made past erstwhile it go the second highest opening movie aft making a record-breaking $260 cardinal astatine the home container office.
Only 2019's "Avengers: Endgame," 1 of the biggest blockbusters of each time, opened to higher numbers.