Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Marvel and Sony have confirmed Tom Holland as the new face of Peter Parker a.k.a. the amazing Spider-Man. The announcement was made after months of rumours surrounding the casting of the new actor that will play the popular superhero.
According to the announcement, the new film will be directed by Jon Watts and arrive in theaters in IMAX and 3D on July 28, 2017.
The statement reads:
"Marvel and Sony Pictures, and producers Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal conducted an extensive search for both the actor and the director. The studios and producers were impressed by Holland’s performances in "The Impossible," “Wolf Hall,” and the upcoming "In the Heart of the Sea," and by a series of complex screen tests."