Sally Field slams 'Spider-Man' role: 'You can't put 10 pounds of sh*t in a 5-pound bag'

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Aunt May might have been the first person to feel Spider-Man fatigue.

Actress Sally Field, who played Peter Parker's aunt in the 2012 reboot The Amazing Spider-Man and its 2014 sequel, candidly told Howard Stern this week that she put little effort into her role.

"It's really hard to find a three-dimensional character in it," Field told Stern of her part in the franchise. "You work it as much as you can, but you can't put 10 pounds of shit in a five-pound bag."

The Oscar winner conceded that The Amazing Spider-Man isn't her type of movie, and that she didn't put "a great deal" of effort into playing the hero's aunt. In fact, Field said she only agreed to participate because she knew the first film would be the last made by her longtime friend Laura Ziskin, who died of breast cancer in 2011.

Field did praise Andrew Garfield's performance in the film, calling him a "lovely actor" with whom she enjoyed creating a relationship.

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Sally Field slams 'Spider-Man' role: 'You can't put 10 pounds of sh*t in a 5-pound bag'
LOS ANGELES - CIRCA 1958: Actress Sally Field attends a party in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - CIRCA 1958: Actress Sally Field attends a party in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 15: GIDGET - 'Dear Diary-Et Al' (aka 'I Love You, I Love You, I Think') - Pilot/Season One - 9/15/65, Gidget's (Sally Field) diary confessions are read by her sister., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 20: GIDGET - AD Gallery (1965) Sally Field (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 17: GIDGET - 'A Hard Night's Night' (1966) Sally Field (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 26: THE FLYING NUN - gallery - Season two - 9/26/68, Sally Field (Sister Bertrille), (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
PUERTO RICO - NOVEMBER 19: THE FLYING NUN - 'The New Habit' - Season Three - 11/19/69, The Sisters displayed their stylish new habit, which featured a wingless bonnet. Pictured, from left: Shelley Morrison (Sister Sixto), Marge Redmond (Sister Jacqueline), Sally Field (Sister Bertrille), Madeleine Sherwood (Mother Superior), Linda Dangcil (Sister Ana), (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
MOVIE OF THE WEEK - 'Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring' - Airdate February 16, 1971. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) SALLY FIELD
MARCUS WELBY, M.D. - 'I Can Hardly Tell You Apart' - Aired on October 15, 1971. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) ROBERT YOUNG;SALLY FIELD
THE 52ND ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS - Backstage Coverage - Airdate: April 14, 1980. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) SALLY FIELD AND DUSTIN HOFFMAN, BEST ACTRESS/ACTOR WINNERS
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 10: Sally Field attends California Bilateral Nuclear Weapons Freeze Initiative on January 10, 1982 at Bud Yorkin's home in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Sally Field (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
57TH ACADEMY AWARDS - Airdate: March 25, 1985. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) F. MURRAY ABRAHAM, WINNER BEST ACTOR FOR 'AMADEUS' AND SALLY FIELD, WINNER BEST ACTRESS FOR 'PLACES IN THE HEART'
57TH ACADEMY AWARDS - Airdate: March 25, 1985. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) SALLY FIELD, WINNER BEST ACTRESS FOR 'PLACES IN THE HEART'
LOS ANGELES - JANUARY 27: Actress Goldie Hawn and actress Sally Field attend the American Committee for the Tel Aviv Foundation Honors Goldie Hawn on January 27, 1987 at Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Sally Field & Elijah Craig during Pro Choice Rally 1989 in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)
Sally Field and Husband Alan Greisman during 'Steel Magnolias' Los Angeles Premiere at Cineplex Odeon Cinemas in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Sally Field during Rape Foundation Fundraiser Brunch - September 23, 1991 in Holmby Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Sally Field during The 2nd Annual GQ Men of the Year Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Sally Field during Screening of HBO's 'From the Earth to the Moon' - March 31, 1998 at Cineplex Odeon Century Plaza Cinema in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Sally Field during 'Saving Private Ryan' Los Angeles Premiere at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
378917 09: Actress/Director Sally Field arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of ''Beautiful'' September 25, 2000 at the the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. (Photo by Chris Weeks/Newsmakers)
Sally Field during 2001 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Sally Field during Premiere of Goldwyn at Museum of Radio & Television in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by J. P. Aussenard/WireImage)
(L-R): Debra Messing, Sally Field and Ellen DeGeneres enjoy the Unity Dinner at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, CA after the 53rd Annual Emmy Awards ceremony on November 4, 2001. Photo credit: kevin Winter/Getty Images
Sally Field arrives for the 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Sally Field and Goldie Hawn during Opening Night of 'The Producers' at Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - JUNE 28: (US TABS AND HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OUT) Actress Sally Field arrives at the Hamptons World Premiere of 'Legally Blond 2 - Red, White & Blonde' June 28, 2003 at te United Artists Southampton Theater in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)
Sally Field during Sundance Institute Celebrates 'Risk-Takers in the Arts' - 3rd Annual Gala Benefit - Outside Arrivals at Gotham Hall in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage for Sundance Film Festival)
Sally Field, winner of the Viewer's Choice - Favorite Little Screen/Big Screen Star Award (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
Sally Field during 2006 Sundance Film Festival - Board of Director's Luncheon at Blind Dog in Park City, Utah, United States. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 1: Actress Sally Field arrives at the opening night of Eve Ensler's 'The Good Body' at the Wadsworth Theatre on February 1, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
Sally Field during Bone Health Press Conference with Sally Field - April 20, 2006 at The Ritz Carlton in New York, New York, United States. (Photo by Desiree Navarro/FilmMagic)
UNITED STATES - JULY 16: BROTHERS & SISTERS -- Sally Field stars as Nora on the ABC Television Network's 'Brothers & Sisters.' (Photo by Bob D'Amico/ABC via Getty Images)
Sally Field during ABC All Star Party 2006 - Arrivals at Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 3237 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actress Sally Field during an interview with host Jay Leno on October 19, 2006 (Photo by Dave Bjerke/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Actress Sally Field during the 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on September 16, 2007 in Los Angeles, California (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 08: Actress Sally Field attends 'The Fifth Annual Triumph For Teens Awards Gala' at the Four Seasons Hotel on April 8, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25: Actress Sally Field poses with her award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Drama Series for 'Brothers & Sisters' in the press room at the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 4348 -- Pictured: Actress Sally Field during an interview on November 8, 2012 -- (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Actress Sally Field arrives at the 'Lincoln' premiere during AFI Fest 2012 presented by Audi at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on November 8, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images For AFI)
PALM SPRINGS, CA - JANUARY 05: Actress Sally Field arrives at The 24th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala on January 5, 2013 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: Actress Sally Field (L) and director Steven Spielberg attend the 13th Annual AFI Awards at Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on January 11, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 04: Actress Sally Field attends the 85th Academy Awards Nominations Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 4, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 04: Sally Field arrives at The Hollywood Reporter nominees' night 2013 celebrating 85th annual Academy Award nominees at Spago on February 4, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actress Sally Field arrives at the Oscars at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: Sally Field attends the AFI Night At The Movies presented by Target held at ArcLight Hollywood on April 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Actress Sally Field attends 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' premiere at the Ziegfeld Theater on April 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
Actress Sally Field is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California. The two-time Academy Award winning actress will next appear in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in which she reprises her role as Peter Parkers Aunt May. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 05: Actress Sally Field speaks onstage at the 2014 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jane Fonda at the Dolby Theatre on June 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California. Tribute show airing Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 9pm ET/PT on TNT. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for AFI)
CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 02: Actress Sally Field attends the 2015 Sundance Institute Celebration Benefit at 3LABS on June 2, 2015 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 16: Actress Sally Field attends the Vital Voices 14th Annual Global Leadership Awards at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on June 16, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actress Lily Tomlin, winner of the lifetime achievement award, (L) and actress Sally Field pose backstage at the 53rd Annual ICG Publicists Award at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 26, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Mathew Imaging/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 14: Actress Sally Field takes part in SiriusXM's 'Town Hall' hosted by Editorial Director at PEOPLE and EW, Jess Cagle at the SiriusXM Studios on March 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
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