When Captain America: Civil War cleaned up in theaters across the globe earlier this year, one particular newcomer to the MCU stirred up as much excitement as the main throwdown itself. Or more of Topher Grace losing his marbles and reputation?Yes, Black Panther's brilliant, but we're talking about the teenage Avenger - Spider-Man. Read on for the low-down on who Peter Parker will be rubbing shoulders with in his second reboot. Well, you should, there's been enough movies made about him.Back when she was still under the name Michelle, Variety reported that she would “play a bigger part in future instalments” so if they aren’t a couple this time around, it’ll probably go that way in the sequels.There has predictably been a backlash from a small subset of Spider-Man fans regarding Zendaya taking on the role of the previously depicted as white Mary Jane.Thankfully even Spider-Man creator Stan Lee is fully behind common sense.“If she is as good an actress as I hear she is, I think it’ll be absolutely wonderful,” Lee told the Toronto Sun.
Sony and Marvel put aside their superhero squabbles (it's a whole licensing issue), joining forces to create a fresh new take on everyone's favorite webhead. The version we'll see in Homecoming will be unlike any other, though, because this is the first time that an onscreen Peter Parker is in the hands of his creator, Marvel. " scenes."It was very difficult to not obviously copy what Andrew and Tobey [Maguire] had done, Holland said on the Civil War red carpet.Following his Civil War introduction he'll be swinging into his own solo movie, the first of a proposed new trilogy, giving fans a chance to see perhaps the most iconic Marvel character actually . Jon Watts is directing and Jon Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are writing. Say ciao to Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield, and hello to your new Spider-Man, British actor Tom Holland. He's delivered some great supporting turns in the likes of The Impossible and In The Heart Of The Sea, yet it's his spandexed superhero that stands to make him a household name. "I think our main difference is trying to make Peter feel like a kid." Peter Parker as an actual kid? It was kept secret for long enough and initially Disney Channel star Zendaya was listed as playing mysterious character ‘Michelle’ but it’s finally been confirmed that she’s none other than Mary Jane Watson.