marvel selects spider man

Meet Marvel and Sony’s new Spider-Man: Tom Holland

British actor Tom Holland has earned the role of Peter Parker in the upcoming 2017 Spider-Man film, Marvel announced Tuesday. Holland earned the role over Nat Wolff, Asa Butterfield, Timothee Chalamet and Liam James. As was widely noted, all of these actors are white; despite hopes that Marvel would cast an actor of color. Sony has also selected a director for the upcoming film.