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Joe Jonas recalls losing Spider-Man role to Andrew Garfield, 'He was the right one'

Joe Jonas opens up about one particular audition that didn't give him the role. The 33-year-old, who is gearing up for the release of his next movie Devotion, revealed that he had auditioned to play Peter Parker in the 2012 movie, The Amazing  Spider-Man role eventually went to Andrew Garfield.

“I remember years ago I was with Spider-Man, and I was so excited, and this was the year that Andrew Garfield got that,” Joe said on this week's episode of the Just for Variety podcast. ame="plag_match_counter1">"It was obvious that he was the correct person. Speaking about not missing out on the role until after the audition, Joe said, "In the moment, you're either broken or beaten. But you realize this guy was great." Joe also admitted that since the director was Marc Webb, who was a music video director, the singer thought it would be to his advantage. "But I remember it was such a big thing at the time, I was reconnecting. And the director was working as a music video director, so I was like, 'I'm here.'"

"But you know what? I love the audition process and putting yourself out there and having to prove yourself," the Grammy nominee said. Asked if the singer would wear a Spider-Man suit, Joe quietly said: " No, but I'm sure." I had a suit that I would try on "once a day."

Joe also admitted that although music became his first calling, he had no choice but to stop touring for the past few years due to the pandemic. This period also gave her a lot of time to improve his acting skills. The singer credited his wife and Game of Thrones actress Sophie Tu
er for being very supportive of him in this regard. You need to be at the top of your game when your wife, the brilliant actress Sophie Tu
er, is the one who portrays and leads you, he remarked.