Peter Parker has always maintained a reputation for stellar acrobatics in the Marvel universe. The character's distinct style of movement revolutionized how artists draw superheroes in comic books, and the stunt work in his movies has always felt cutting edge. With the upcoming release of Spider-Man: Homecoming later this summer, it appear that Jon Watts' MCU Spidey reboot will keep that tradition alive, and Tom Holland has officially shared his favorite stunt sequence from the set of the film. Check out the video below to see it for yourself.
This Spider-Man: Homecoming sequence appears to be a warehouse fight, and we have to admit that Tom Holland looks fantastic as the titular hero in that sequence. The young actor really sells the agility of the teenage superhero, and his ability to nimbly scramble up a pipe (and leap off of it) looks like a shot ripped straight from the pages of a Spider-Man comic. Computer-generated effects obviously play a massive role in the creation of a film like Spider-Man: Homecoming, but Holland has clearly gone above and beyond the call of duty to make his Spider-Man as agile and athletic as humanly (or superhumanly) possible.
Based upon what we have been able to piece together in trailers and promotional material (such as this video) from Spider-Man: Homecoming, it looks like this particular stunt will come towards the end of the film. Homecoming will open shortly after the events of Captain America: Civil War, and Peter Parker will operate in New York City with an arsenal of fancy gadgets provided by Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.). However, at some point during the film, Tony will take away his suit -- which will subsequently force Peter to return to the homemade costume seen in this stunt.
Despite the intricate stunt work and high-flying acrobatics on display in Spider-Man: Homecoming, we expect the upcoming Spider-Man adventure to actually have a much smaller scale than recent Marvel Cinematic Universe adventures. As a story primarily focused on Peter Parker's journey to become a hero, and his quest to earn the respect of Tony Stark, the film will level its concentration more on the dynamic between Iron Man, Vulture (Michael Keaton), and Spidey. Expect plenty of action, but far fewer large-scale (not to mention potentially apocalyptic) set pieces.
We will just have to wait and see what this stunt really looks like when Peter Parker's solo movie debuts in theaters later this summer on July 7. Spider-Man will join the rest of Earth's mightiest heroes when The Avengers: Infinity War debuts next year on May 4, 2018. Here's everything that we currently know about Spider-Man: Homecoming and Infinity War, respectively.
Originally from Connecticut, Conner grew up in San Diego and graduated from Chapman University in 2014. He now lives in Los Angeles working in and around the entertainment industry and can mostly be found binging horror movies and chugging coffee.
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