Sony Picture and Marvel Cinematic Universe announced the new face of Spidey after searching for more than 1,500 actors, they chose Tom Holland. After the successful released of the first installment of ‘Spider-Man’ back 2002, played by Tobey Maguire followed by ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ in 2012, played by Andrew Garfield, now is the new Spider-Man to be released on July 2017 directed by Jon Watts.
Here are some things you need to know about the new Spidey, Tom Holland:
1. He is a Brit. He was born in Kingston-upon-Thames, London to Nicole Elizabeth, a photographer, and Dominic Holland, who is known comedian and author.
2. He is a Singer and Dancer. He dances hip hop and other contemporary in his school Nifty Feet Dance School in Wimbledon. He also attended The BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology.
3. He Backflips like Spider-Man. In his videos in Instagram, he showed his athletic side. He can flip like Spider-Man. He doesn’t need a stuntman or a double in different filming locations.
4. Lead Actor in “Billy Elliot the Musical”. After the performances in his dance school, auditions and training he was able to play the role of Michael, Billy’s best friend in the “Billy Elliot the Musical” on the West End. Before later he was able to play the lead role as Billy.
5. Award Winning Actor. Tom Holland won as Young British Performer of the Year in London Film Critics Circle Award 2012, Best Newcomer in Empire Award, Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film in Young Artist Award in the movie “The Impossible” and other nominations.
6. Starred “The Impossible”. He starred “The Impossible” as Naomi Watt’s son in the story of 2012 tsunami drama.
7. Spider-Man will meet Captain America. After the collaboration of Sony Pictures and Marvel Cinematic Universe, there is a big possibility that he might show in the movie “Captain America: Civil War” to be released on May 2016.
8. Spider-Man will first meet Thor. Before meeting Chris Evans as Captain America, he will first meet Chris Hemsworth (Thor) in the movie “In The Heart of The Sea.” He is one of the main casts in this movie. This will be released on December 11, 2015 by Ron Howard based on the Novel of Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick.”
9. He Loves Social Media. If you are an active netizen, then you’ll love him for sure. He posts pictures and videos in Tweeter and Instagram. He also have a little puppy named Tessa where he posting in Instagram. Follow Tom Holland at @TomHolland1996 in Tweeter and tomholland2013 in Instagram.
10. He is the Youngest Spider-Man/Peter Parker. Many dreamed to be Spider-Man, and this young actor will surely kick the ass of his villain in the age of 19. Tom Holland is the youngest actor to play Spider-Man so far in the movie. Tobey Maguire debuted in the age of 27 while Andrew Garfield was 29.
The return of the movie Spider-Man with its new actor, Tom Holland will be released on July 2017.