Take a Look at Josh Hutcherson’s Spider-Man Audition Tape


Before 27-year old Andrew Garfield puts on the nerd costume to play pimply faced high school “teen” Peter Parker, here’s your first look at what Josh Hutcherson would have done in the role had he been cast by Sony instead of Garfield. Via Latino Review, who got their hands on the 3-minute audition tape featuring Hutcherson, with action choreography by Larnell Stovall, who also did the Scott Adkins fight movie “Undisputed 3″ and the recent “Mortal Kombat 3″ show reel that set the Internets all ablaze a little while back.

So what do you think? Did Sony make the right choice? Of course, it’s hard to say without seeing Garfield’s audition tape, too. The guy could have killed in it. There has to be a reason Sony and Marc Webb chose him, right?

Me, I kinda like the fact that Hutcherson is so physically un-imposing, reminds me of Spider-Man himself, who always looked tiny and small compared to all the other superheroes and villains he faces in the comics. Plus, Hutcherson certainly has the pimples down, heh.

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  • Dave T

    i like his performance a lot. the slick fight moves and the cool choreography was cool, but alas i don't think he had the right touch. the bit of sarcasm at the end of the fight was good spidey sarcasm, but i dont think he pulled it off well. maybe if sony loses the rights to spiderman he can play spiderman (the Ultimates version) in the inevitable Avengers sequel LOL

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  • Brian

    Was he auditioning or trying to recreate a scene from the already existing Spiderman franchise that they're trying to steer away from thus a “reboot”?
    In any case, I'm extremely happy after seeing that that he didn't get the part.

  • Jensenacklesatheart

    God, i love that. but i thought the british guy was going to be spider man? but if they changed their minds to Josh Hutcherson god i would watch the movie in a second. I agree, with what he did in that tape reminded me alot of Toby Maguire and his performance in the older ones. Josh Hutcherson would be a great spider man.

  • mfn2686

    boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo horrible! booooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

  • Rex

    Was he auditioning to play Peter Parker/ Spiderman or his stunt double? That scene demonstrated his fighting and stunt skills but not his acting skills, which is properly what you should be doing when auditioning for a role.

  • Donnied

    i thinkk it was great too see josh hutcherson plAy in this audition he should be the new spider-man kuss it will be great too see him act in action/adveture movies

  • Adrianhoevik

    Epic fighting but are they going to fight there. if not where are they going to fight but if there going to fight there that would not be cool but i think the moive will still be Epic