Spider-Man new casting details include some newbies

Find out who is ACTUALLY in the running to play the MCU’s first Spider-Man

Clockwise from left: Asa Butterfield, Tom Holland, Judah Lewis, Matthew Lintz, Charlie Rowe & Charlie Plummer
Clockwise from left: Asa Butterfield, Tom Holland, Judah Lewis, Matthew Lintz, Charlie Rowe & Charlie Plummer
Clockwise from left: Asa Butterfield, Tom Holland, Judah Lewis, Matthew Lintz, Charlie Rowe & Charlie Plummer

There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding the first Spider-Man casting for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but we finally have some solid details after an uber secretive screen-testing process that took place on Saturday in Atlanta.

According to THR, Tom Holland (The Impossible) and Asa Butterfield (Hugo) were among the group. The pair have been rumoured to be in the running for the role since April.

Testing with them were lesser known actors Judah Lewis (upcoming drama Demolition), Matthew Lintz (Pixels), Charlie Plummer (Boardwalk Empire) and Charlie Rowe (Never Let Me Go).

Spider-Man producers reportedly auditioned 1,500 actors from all over the world for the role. Marvel boss Kevin Feige attended Saturday’s screen tests, as did producer Amy Pascal and Captain America: Civil War directors Joe and Anthony Russo, likely owing to the fact that Peter Parker will be making an appearance in the 2017 movie.

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