Marvel announced that not only did they find a director for their next Spider-Man film, but they also found their new Peter Parker. Tom Holland will be playing the role of Peter Parker and Jon Watts, the director of "Cop Car" will be directing the film.
The next Spider-Man film will hit theaters, IMAX, and 3D on July 28, 2017. Producers Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal, along with Marvel and Sony Pictures, had a search for the actor to play Peter Parker and for the person to direct the film.
Pascal seemed pleased about the casting choice of Holland.
“Sony, Marvel, Kevin and I all knew that for Peter Parker, we had to find a vibrant, talented young actor capable of embodying one of the most well-known characters in the world. With Tom, we’ve found the perfect actor to bring Spider-Man’s story into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”
The next Spider-Man film will hit theaters on July 28, 2017 and we'll keep you updated as more develops. Check out Tom Holland practicing his Spider-Man like moves from Instagram:
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