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Monster Mash: Andrew Garfield said to join 'Death of a Salesman'

August 12, 2011 |  7:40 am

Andrew Garfield

Star power: Andrew Garfield, who acted in "The Social Network" and will appear in the new "Spider-Man" movie, is said to have joined the upcoming Broadway revival of "Death of a Salesman," alongside Philip Seymour Hoffman. The production is set to open in March. (Deadline Hollywood)

Out in force: Los Angeles police beefed up their presence at Thursday's Downtown Art Walk, a month after a baby was killed in a car accident at the event. (Los Angeles Times)

Pressure: An unnamed source familiar with the events claims that artist Ai Weiwei was interrogated more than 50 times while held in detention by Chinese officials. (Reuters)

Suspicious: Indianapolis city officials hired private investigators to look into the president and chief executive of the Center for the Performing Arts before his abrupt departure last month. (Indianapolis Star)

Canceled: The Metropolitan Museum of Art has nixed loans to the Moscow Kremlin Museum of works by French fashion designer Paul Poiret. (New York Observer)

Cheeky: Street artist Banksy has created a work in response to the phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. (Hollywood Reporter)

Never give up: A 96-year-old man has won Australia's top prize for indigenous art. (Sydney Morning Herald)

Missing: A statue depicting Br'er Rabbit has been stolen from a museum in Eatonton, Ga. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Also in the L.A. Times: Architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne reviews the National September 11 Memorial in New York.

-- David Ng

Photo: Andrew Garfield. Credit: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times