New close-up photo from THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN shows Spidey in detail

New close-up photo from THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN shows Spidey in detail

I’m expecting to see something new from director Marc Webb’s THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN at San Diego Comic-Con next week, but in the meantime there’s a rather detailed new image for you to check out, courtesy of GeekTyrant.  This shot of Andrew Garfield in the Spidey suit is taken pretty close-up, and allows us to see a lot of the little bits of detail in the costume.  I love how the eyes are subtly see-through, and there’s a much more rough aspect to fabric… or, uh, leather, or whatever that’s supposed to be.  It’s darker and grittier, and hopefully indicative of what we can expect from the movie.  Check it out below and tell us your thoughts in the comments.

The film, which is now in production and is being shot entirely in 3D, will be released on July 3, 2012. The film stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen, and Sally Field. The film is directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay by James Vanderbilt and Alvin Sargent and Steve Kloves based on the Marvel Comic Book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Laura Ziskin, Avi Arad, and Matt Tolmach are producing the Marvel Entertainment production for Columbia Pictures. The executive producers are Stan Lee, Kevin Feige, and Michael Grillo. The film’s official website is

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