Batkid got bumped, but got to go to Disneyland with Spider-Man.

Miles Scott, the 5-year-old leukemia patient who was treated like a superhero through San Francisco last year, was supposed to appear with Andrew Garfield -- who plays Spider-Man in the latest franchise reboot -- during the Oscars' tribute to movie heroes on Sunday.

That didn't work out -- so they went to Disneyland on Monday instead.

"Due to the nature of a live show, hard decisions sometimes must be made which require the Academy to cut segments due to the logistics of production," a rep for the Academy told Fox411 about why the planned bit was scrapped at the last second. "Andrew Garfield understood that his segment had to be omitted, and he drove to Disneyland on Monday to spend time with 5-year-old Miles Scott (Batkid) and his family."

Disneyland with Spider-Man is WAY better than the Academy Awards.

The Academy's statement came after the New York Post reported Garfield backed out of the segment. A source supposedly told the site "the Academy was going to make (Miles) an official superhero during the Oscar ceremony ... but, in the middle of the dress rehearsal, Garfield decided he didn't like his lines."

The Post also said Garfield "stormed off," leaving Miles' family "devastated."

Not true, said the Hollywood Reporter, saying the segment just wasn't working. "Basically, because of the fluid nature of live TV production, ultimately the segment didn't work," an Academy rep explained. (Chris Evans was later brought in to present in Garfield's place.)


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Anyway, it all worked out for Miles, whose leukemia is in remission.

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