The Amazing Spider-Man is set to hit theaters on July 3, and the film promises a fresh take on the comic book superhero story.
Peter Parker will be played by British-American actor Andrew Garfield. His love interest in this installment, Gwen Stacy, will be played by actress and real-life girlfriend Emma Stone (The Help, Easy A).
Stone recently described the casting process for the film with the Daily Beast: I had worked with Sony before on 'Superbad,' 'Zombieland,' and 'Easy A,' and they had talked with me about Mary Jane originally, because they didn't know where they were going to go with it. When it came back around to Gwen Stacy, they asked if I'd audition, and Andrew had already been cast. I looked into the saga of Gwen Stacy and it was stunning -- a huge slice of pop culture history, and it was something I really wanted to be a part of.
Stone joins a long list of actresses who have played a love interest to the popular comic book superhero.
Here are just a few actresses who have played Mary Jane Watson, Gwen Stacy and others. Who do you think is best for Peter Parker?
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