People: Aug. 14, 2000

HE HAS RADIOACTIVE BLOOD. NOW ABOUT THOSE PECS

Actors who play comic-book superheroes are generally well-built stiffs like Val Kilmer. (That was no bat mask, just his only facial expression.) But TOBEY MAGUIRE, 25, the cerebral and slightly doughy star of The Cider House Rules, bucked the trend last week by landing the part of Spiderman in the upcoming Sam Raimi-directed movie, beating out the Kilmeresque Freddie Prinze Jr. Though he hasn't started working out yet ("Hey, I just got this thing last Friday"), Maguire aced a crime-fighting screen test in bulge-revealing spandex, and he's already endured a fitting for Spiderman's...

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