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Tom Holland Is The New Spider-Man

Spider-Man 3.0 just got bitten. By Brandon Wolfe A new Spider-Man has been chosen. Tom Holland has been cast as Peter Parker in the upcoming Sony/Marvel joint production, which will be directed by Jon Watt. Holland emerged as the victor from a casting pool that also contained actors Asa Butterfield and Charlie Roe. The actor screen-tested twice, once with Robert Downey Jr and the other time with Chris Evans. Holland will appear with Evans in Captain America: Civil War , which is currently shooting. “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,” said producer Amy Pascal. “With Tom, we’ve found the perfect actor to bring Spider-Man’s story into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.” Watt got the directing gig after Ted Melfi ( St. Vincent ) and Jonathan Levine ( Warm Bodies ) removed themselves from contention. Marvel head honcho Kevin Feige says, “We h