British teenager, Tom Holland has been given the new Spiderman role.
Actor Tom Holland is 19 years of age and was born in Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom.
Tom is best known for his lead role in Billy Elliot the Musical at the Victoria Place Theatre, West End. The actor has also starred in some films like The Impossible.
Tom Holland is the third actor to play Spider-Man in a big motion picture, following in the footsteps of Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield.
Sony Executive Amy Pascal told Marvel.com: “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.”