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Emma Stone Talks The Amazing Spider-man, Previewing the Film at Comic-Con, the Influence of Gwen Stacy’s Role in the Comics, and More

29 June 2012 5:37 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Several weeks ago, Sony Pictures invited us to attend the press junket The Amazing Spider-Man.  The reboot takes a grittier, more realistic approach to Peter Parker's journey to becoming your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, and sees the wall-crawler struggling to come to grips with the mysterious of disappearance of his parents.  For more on the film, click here for all of our previous coverage. During my on-camera interview with Emma Stone, who plays Gwen Stacy, we talked about the experience of previewing the film at Comic-Con and WonderCon, why the character's fate in the comics drew her to the role, playing Laurie Partridge in the TV movie The New Partridge Family, and more.  Hit the jump to check out the interview, and click here for my interview with co-star Andrew GarfieldThe Amazing Spider-Man opens in 3D on July 3rd. Emma Stone 0:10 – Playing Laurie Partridge in the TV Movie The New Partridge Family. »

- Matt Goldberg

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Watch: Emma Stone's Early Start On Reality TV

25 June 2012 12:23 PM, PDT | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

She kissed Ryan Gosling in "Crazy, Stupid, Love," stole the show in 2011's "The Help" and dates her "Amazing Spider-Man" costar Andrew Garfield.

Still, Emma Stone came from humble beginnings, and she's the first to admit it. The actress got her start covering Pat Benatar's "We Belong" on "The New Partridge Family," which aired in 2004 on VH1.

"It was totally, 100 percent a reality show," Stone told The Daily Beast of the series, based on the '70s hit show "The Partridge Family. "My mom had never pushed me to audition for anything, but she saw a commercial on TV for it and said, 'You look like Susan Dey a little, and just dyed your hair brown ... Why don’t you give this a shot? I have a weird feeling.' I did it and ended up winning. I don’t regret it for a minute."

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Seven Reasons Emma Stone Is A Gosling-Kissing Trailblazer

1 June 2012 7:07 AM, PDT | MTV Movie News | See recent MTV Movie News news »

'Amazing Spider-Man' actress will accept the first-ever Trailblazer Award at Sunday's MTV Movie Awards.

By Josh Wigler

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Emma Stone is a trailblazer. That's not hyperbole, it's fact: Just watch the MTV Movie Awards this Sunday and you'll see for yourself when Stone accepts the first-ever MTV Trailblazer Award. The prize speaks for itself!

It's no secret that Stone's a favorite around these parts. What's not to love? She's spunky, talented and bold in her choices both on and off the screen. Don't believe us? We'll prove it! Here are seven other reasons Emma is more than deserving of the inaugural MTV Trailblazer Award.

» Because she faced a rocky start to her career — having to embody an expectations-heavy character such as Laurie Partridge in the short-lived "The New Partridge Family" and heartbreakingly losing out on a starring role on NBC's religiously watched "Heroes," to list two »

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