Upon last week’s release of the first official picture of Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man in the 2012 “reboot” film, some fans felt that they could detect what appeared to be webshooters underneath that costume. The movie’s Gwen Stacy, Emma Stone, effectively confirmed as much in a red carpet interview with MTV at the Golden Globes on Sunday. When pressed, she called the webshooters a “device” — after a bit of hesitation. The video’s here:
The 2002 Spider-Man film (and subsequent sequels) broke from comic book lore by making webshooting part of Peter Parker’s spider-bite granted powers, a move that later, briefly, became reflected in the comic books.