Tom Holland is a talented, young actor who has stunned everyone with his stellar performances in six MCU movies as Spider-Man. The actor just appeared in his third standalone film, Spider-Man: No Way Home. The film has become the highest grossing film of 2021 $1 billion Worldwide at the box office.
The actor landed the role a year later in 2015 Andrew GarfieldThe second and last Spidey film of the year was released. Marvel was also signing a deal with Sony, which is now spelled out on the MCU’s history page. After getting the role, he made his first appearance in Captain America: Civil War alongside Chris Evans.
Speaking of Tom Holland and Captain America, this was a time when the Far From Home actor surprised Chris Evans a little while auditioning for Spider-Man, which also helped him land the role. According to ComicBook, Marvel head Kevin Feige in an interview with Sony Pictures talks about the journey of finding a new Spidey and how Holland keeps another MCU hero on his toes.
“I think we flew about five actors and did readings from them with Robert Downey Jr., and it was his grace, he’s always so kind, especially with the other actors, with his time. We did that reading. With that narrowed it down there, and then we did another one with Chris Evans, and it became very clear that Tom Holland wasn’t just an amazing Peter Parker, but he was an incredibly amazing, no pun intended, Spider-Man. ,” Kevin Feige said.
“He had the abilities of a great actor and the abilities of a great gymnast and stunt performer, which was just an added bonus that blows us away and takes us by surprise. I remember him doing a giant flip right in front of Evans ‘He threw Evans, he couldn’t believe what he just saw in front of him,'” Feige said.
“That dynamic among a very young tom holland Interacting with Robert Downey Jr. for the first time was exactly the dynamic we wanted a young Peter Parker to have with Tony Stark for the first time. And our Peter growing up and out of it, the shadow of Iron Man as we saw him begin to do in Far From Home, and what he now totally does in No Way Home, and really his becomes his own hero,” Kevin Feige said of the Spider-Man actor.