It's Official: Andrew Garfield to play SPIDER-MAN

The selection of Andrew Garfield as the new movie Spider-Man was revealed Thursday at a press event in Cancun, Mexico for international journalists attending a media tour promoting upcoming films from Sony Pictures Entertainment. Scheduled to be released in 2012.

Garfield was introduced by director Marc Webb and producers Avi Arad and Laura Ziskin.

Have a look at the video highlights from the event.