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Andrew Garfield's fatherly feelings

Andrew Garfield doesn't know anything about fatherhood, which helped in his latest role.

The British actor appears to be back with girlfriend Emma Stone after the pair had a rumoured break up earlier this year.

While he's yet to become a father, Andrew hopes one day to have a family. For his latest film role in 99 Homes he plays a single dad, which got the star thinking about fatherhood.

"I've always had them somewhere. I think all men do and all women have that motherly instinct, and it was exciting to explore that and daunting and scary. I kind of thought, 'Well, how do I do that? If I haven't experienced it, can I do it?' but then I realised that's the situation of every single father in the history of time," Andrew mused to ET.

"Everybody who becomes a father has never been a father before, so we're all going into this initiation totally blind and groping in the dark so I kind of went with that feeling of not knowing what the hell I was doing and it kind of helped."

Andrew also touched on one of his first big screen roles, Facebook drama The Social Network, with the 32-year-old admitting he misses working with co-star Jesse Eisenberg.

On the subject of his time as Spider-Man, Andrew doesn't seem too downhearted that fellow Brit Tom Holland is taking over as the web-slinging hero.

“The pressure to get it right, to please everyone... it’s not going to happen. You end up pleasing no one, or everyone just a little bit. Like, ‘Eh, that was good.’ [The films are] mass-marketed, like ‘We want 50-year-old white men to love it, gay teenagers to love it, bigot homophobes in Middle America to love it, 11-year-old girls to love it.’ That’s canning Coke," he recently explained to Indiewire.

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