Its official Sony and Marvel have announced who will be the new Spider-Man in the upcoming MCU linked movie, along with the director and release date. The lucky web head is…
The lucky teenager scheduled to don the red and blue body suit for the next wave of Spider-man movies in The Impossible star, Tom Holland. Tom has been cast after an exhaustive search by Sony and Marvel to find the right young man for the job. The announcement was made in a press release from the superhero power house earlier this afternoon. See the tweet below:
Along with the announcement that Tom Holland would be Spidey came the news that director Jon Watts had been given the megaphone for the new movie scheduled to be released on July 28th 2017, in theatres and in IMAX and 3D.
Kevin Feige had this to say on the subject:
“As with James Gunn, Joss Whedon and the Russo Brothers, we love finding new and exciting voices to bring these characters to life. We spent a lot of time with Jon and find his take on the work inspiring.” – Kevin Feige
There is no word yet on which of the upcoming Marvel movies will feature the wall crawler but we are expecting him to be in one Marvel movie ahead of his solo outing. we recommend keeping your eyes on the Ant-Man end credits.
Congratulations Tom Holland and Jon Watts, we look forward to seeing what you have to bring to the Spider-Man property.
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