Spiderman has eyes on the Joker

Actor Andrew Garfield is taking inspiration from late actor Heath Ledger’s performance as Joker in The Dark Knight to prepare for his role in and as Spider Man. Read on.

hollywood Updated: Nov 28, 2010 01:17 IST

Both actors worked together on

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

before Ledger’s untimely death in 2008. “(

The Dark Knight

) wasn’t out, but I knew how excited he was. I was talking to his friends about it, who had been involved in the process, and they were so jazzed about how people were going to react to him,” said Garfield.

The actor says whatever he has learned from Ledger, he will incorporate that in his style of acting. “What I learned from watching him in that movie was that it was so honest and specific. Somehow he made this very broad character incredibly honest and human. There’s so much to be learned from that,” he said.

First Published: Nov 27, 2010 18:31 IST