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Is Andrew Garfield planning a cameo in “The Avengers” sequel?

Andrew Garfield in The Amazing Spider-Man

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Sure, “The Amazing Spider-Man” hasn’t come out yet. And production on “Avengers 2” isn’t anywhere close to beginning. But that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start speculating on a future crossover between the two, right?

The folks over at The Daily Mail have spotted Andrew Garfield around New York city with a fat stack of comic books mostly centered around Thanos and the Marvel Avengers universe. Their explanation? He’s preparing a potential Spider-Man cameo in “The Avengers 2!”

Of course, he could also just be reading up on “The Avengers” because he’s a fan. Thanos’s appearance in the film’s post-credits scene was exciting for some, but perplexing for those who don’t know much about the Mad Titan going in. Maybe Garfield just wanted to do some light reading to keep himself up to date with Marvel’s parallel movie universe.

Then again, the idea of a crossover isn’t so farfetched. There almost was one in “The Avengers,” but it didn’t end up happening because of tight deadlines. Maybe Marvel wants Garfield to start prepping early so they don’t run into the same issue next time. After all, “The Amazing Spider-Man” is shaping up to be a big hit.

Though we’d previously heard that a crossover between the two franchises where we see Spider-Man would be an impossibility because of the fact Sony owns the character, producer Avi Arad recently excited fans’ hopes when he said, “If something like that happens, it’s great for Disney, it’s great for Sony. If the right story comes in…” We doubt that that is why Garfield is reading these comics, but it would be freaking awesome if something like this was actually in the works.

Would you want to see Spider-Man pop up in “The Avengers 2”? Tell us in the comments section below or on Facebook and Twitter.

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The Best Of The Last

Portlandia Goes Out With A Bang

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The end is near. In mere days Portlandia wraps up its final season, and oh what a season it’s been. Lucky for you, you can watch the entire season right now right here and on the IFC app, including this free episode courtesy of Subaru.

But now, let’s take a moment to look back at some of the new classics Fred and Carrie have so thoughtfully bestowed upon us. (We’ll be looking back through tear-blurred eyes, but you do you.)

Couples Dinner

It’s not that being single sucks, it’s that you suck if you’re single.

Cancel it!

A sketch for anyone who has cancelled more appointments than they’ve kept. Which is everyone.

Forgotten America

This one’s a “Serial” killer…everything both right and wrong about true crime podcasts.

Wedding Planners

The only bad wedding is a boring wedding.

Disaster Hut

It’s only the end of the world if your doomsday kit doesn’t include rosé.

Catch up on Portlandia’s final episodes on demand and at

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Your Portlandia Personality Test

The New Portlandia Webseries Is Going Your Way

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Carrie and Fred understand that although we have so much in common, we’re each so beautifully unique and different. To help us navigate those differences, Portlandia has found an easy and honest way to embrace our special selves in the form of a progressive new traffic system: a specific lane for every kind of driver. It’s all in honor of the show’s 8th and final season, and it’s all presented by Subaru.

Ready to find out who you really are? Match your personality to a lane and hop on the expressway to self-understanding.

Lane 10: Trucks Piled With Junk

Your junk is falling out of your trunk. Shake a tail light, people — this lane is for you.

Lane 33: Twins

You’re like a Gemini, but waaaay more pedestrian. Maybe you and a friend just wear the same outfits a lot. Who cares, it’s just twinning enough to make you feel special.

Lane 27: Broken Windows

Bad luck follows you around and everyone knows it. Your proverbial seat is always damp from proverbial rain. Is this the universe telling you to swallow your pride? Yes.

Lane 69: Filthy Cars

You’re all about convenience. Getting your car washed while you drive is a no-brainer.

Lane 43: Newly Divorced Singles

It’s been a while since you’ve driven alone, and you don’t know the rules of the road anymore. What’s too fast? What’s too slow? Are you sending the right signals? Don’t worry, the breakdown lane is nearby if you need it.

Still can’t find a lane to match your personality? Check out all the videos here. And see the final season of Portlandia this spring on IFC.

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Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Hits from the '80s are on repeat all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC.

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