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Joe Jonas Recalls Losing 'Amazing Spider-Man' Role to Andrew Garfield

Joe Jonas Recalls Losing 'Amazing Spider-Man' Role to Andrew Garfield

Joe Jonas was very close to playing Spider-Man!

While promoting his new movie Devotion, the 33-year-old entertainer revealed that he auditioned to play the superhero in the 2012 movie The Amazing Spider-Man, which ultimately went to Andrew Garfield.

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“In the moment, you’re destroyed or you’re defeated. But you realize this person was brilliant,” Joe said on the Just for Variety podcast of not being cast after auditioning. “I remember years ago I was up for Spider-Man and I was so, so excited and it was the year Andrew Garfield got it. Obviously, he was the right one.”

Joe continued, “But I remember that was a big thing at the time, going back for callbacks. And the director [Marc Webb] used to be a music video director, so I was like, ‘I got an in here.’ But you know what? I love the process of auditioning and putting yourself out there and having to prove yourself.”

When asked if he wore the Spider-Man costume during his audition process, Joe said. “No, but I’m sure I had one that I would try on occasionally back in the day.”

In another recent interview, Joe spoke candidly about getting cosmetic injectables. Read more here.

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