Asa Butterfield Cast As The New Spider-Man – Report
It’s been rumored for a couple of weeks now, but it looks like Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment have found their new Spider-Man: It’s Asa Butterfield.
Latino-Review reported today that it’s all just formality and the announcement will be made shortly:
This just in: it looks like Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment have found their new shared Spider-Man.
We’ve been sitting on this information since Friday but can confirm now, that his reps and Marvel are under negotiations. Its all about formalities now and then an official announcement from Marvel will follow shortly.
Our sources on the ground don’t yet have details of the scope of the new Peter Parker role, but Marvel has said earlier in the year that the character would debut in next springs Captain America: Civil War, which is currently in production.
It is assumed that Asa Butterfield will make his first appearance in the role in Civil War next May followed by a solo Spider-Man movie with Sony and MCU characters on July 28th 2017.
Butterfield’s recent movies include Ender’s Game and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.