Marvel and Sony announced that Tom Holland will play the next Peter Parker in the upcoming untitled “Spider-Man” franchise. The film will be directed by Jon Watts, who directed the thriller “Cop Car” with Kevin Bacon. The 19-year-old Holland is best known for 2012’s “The Impossible” and is also starring in Ron Howard’s upcoming film “In the Heart of the Sea” alongside Chris Hemsworth. Sony Pictures Group Chairman Tom Rothman said of the English actor, “We saw many terrific young actors, but Tom’s screen tests were special.
Tom Holland is the New Spiderman