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18 Jun, 2015

Social media criticism over casting

Makes Statement

Many fans are disappointed that the new 2017 Spider-Man movie will be made with another young, white Spider-Man behind his mask. Fans complain about Spider-Man being played by a teenage actor and the failure to use the half-black, half-Latino Spider-Man from Marvel’s alternate Ultimate Universe comics created in 2011. The terms Spider-Man, Tom Holland and Miles Morales were trending for hours after the casting announcement was made.

23 Jun, 2015

Cast as Spider-Man

Casting

holland-spidermanSony Pictures and Marvel Studios announce Holland is being cast for the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the upcoming 2017 Spider-Man adventure. The search for a lead actor was world-wide and extensive. The actor completed several complex screen tests and attended numerous meetings with studio executives, producers and other decision makers before learning he would be given the role. Producer:

We 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.

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