This is actually a real spider, this is not a movie model. It's a new giant "White Lady" type huntsman recently discovered in Israel, scientific name, Cerbalus aravensis. It's probably the largest of it's type found so far. Unfortunately it's under immediate threat.
Redback Spider - This spider might be relatively small compared to other Australian spider species, but it is actually one of the deadliest. The scary thing is that these spiders can be found in suburban backyards hiding under chairs, tables or even play equipment. They are easily distinguishable by the bright strip of red on their body.
Giant Spider Species Discovered in Middle Eastern Sand Dunes
Well, helllooo! Meet one of the only arachnids that we'd actually call "cute," a newly-identified species of peacock spider dubbed "Sparklemuffin." Another new discovery, "Skeletorus" (which is also pretty cute, with added mod-meets-goth flair), is pictured below.
Meet Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus, Two New Spider Species
The Greenbottle Blue Tarantula (Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens), a native of the Paraguaná peninsula, Venezuela, has some of the most dramatic coloring of any spider species. Adult greenbottles have metallic blue legs, a blue-green carapace and a vibrant orange abdomen. They are very active, fast-growing and particularly attractive to tarantula hobbyists.