Tom Holland’s new Spider-Man movie gets official title

Brit actor will star in 2017 reboot

British actor Tom Holland will make his debut in Spider-Man: Homecoming with news of the film’s title confirmed overnight.

Holland announced the title at CinemaCon in Las Vegas yesterday during a presentation he gave alongside Tom Rothman, chairman of Sony Picture Entertainment’s Motion Pictures Group.

Spider-Man: Homecoming will open in cinemas in July 2017 and Rothman was keen to stress the double meaning of the title. “Homecoming obviously is a high school reference. This movie shows the enduring conflicts at Peter Parker’s roots, saving the world and getting your algebra homework done at time,” Rothman said (via USA Today).

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“More than that, for Sony, the film is a homecoming to the Marvel Cinematic universe,” the chairman added. “It’s something we and all the fans are giddy about.”

Prior to the stand-alone title, Holland’ Spider-Man will crop up in this year’s Captain American: Civil War.

Guardians Of The Galaxy director James Gunn previously hailed Tom Holland as “the best Spider-Man ever”, comparing his take on the webslinger to Heath Ledger’s Oscar-winning portrayal of The Joker.

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