SAN DIEGO (AP) — It’s not just a random mutant spider bite that sets Hollywood’s new Peter Parker on the superhero career track.
From the trailer of “The Amazing Spider-Man” and footage previewed Friday at the Comic-Con fan convention, it’s clear that something dark and deep is at the heart of Peter’s fateful encounter with that spider. He may even be a Spider-Man of destiny.READ MORE: Funeral Service Held In Covina Hills For Lance Cpl. Dylan Merola, Among The 13 Killed In Aug. 26 Bombing Attack In Kabul
The footage offers glimpses of the orphan boy’s natural father (Campbell Scott), a man shrouded in a mystery that Peter (Andrew Garfield) needs to unravel as a youth.READ MORE: Acura Grand Prix Of Long Beach Returned This Weekend After Pandemic Forced Cancellation Of Last Year's Events
Garfield, co-star Emma Stone and director Marc Webb would not divulge details, but they did acknowledge that a personal quest puts Peter on a collision course with the spider whose bite imparts superpowers.
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