Andrew Garfield Skips Presenting at Oscars, Chris Evans Fills in Last Minute

Entertainment Mar. 4, 2014 AT 10:35AM
Andrew Garfield and Chris Evans Andrew Garfield skipped presenting at the 2014 Oscars, and a source tells Us Weekly that Chris Evans had to fill in last minute. Credit: John Lamparski/WireImage.com; Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

Captain America covered for Spider-Man! Andrew Garfield was scheduled to present at the 2014 Oscars on Sunday, March 2, but mysteriously didn't show up. An insider tells Us Weekly that Chris Evans had to fill in at the last minute as a presenter instead.

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"He got the call pretty much day of that he'd have to go on," a source close to the Captain America star tells Us. "Chris hadn't been planning on even going to the Oscars."

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The Amazing Spider-Man actor Garfield, 30, was originally listed as one of the 46 stars presenting at Sunday's Academy Awards -- and Evans, 32, was not.

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Why Garfield was unable to present remains a mystery for now. Fortunately, Evans appeared to have no trouble taking over his duties, and looked handsome onstage in a black tux. The Avengers star introduced a video tribute to superheroes on stage.

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