SPI­DER- MAN

SFX: The Sci-Fi and Fantasy Magazine - - Red Alert -

Meet your new, au­then­ti­cally teenage Wall- crawler: Bri­tain’s own Tom Hol­land will sling the webs and the quips in 2017’ s Spi­der- Man re­boot ( and, ru­mour in­sists, scut­tle into the Marvel Cin­e­matic Uni­verse in next year’s Cap­tain Amer­ica: Civil War). There’s a helmer con­firmed, too:

Jon Watts, di­rec­tor of hor­ror film Clown and in­die thriller Cop Car. In­trigu­ingly, Marvel supremo Kevin Feige re­veals the new movie will take in­spi­ra­tion from such ’ 80s teen fare as Pretty In Pink and The Break­fast Club. “It’s a soap opera in high school,” he tells Zap2It. “Not that we can make a John Hughes movie – only John Hughes could – but we’re inspired by him, and merg­ing that with the su­per­hero genre in a way we haven’t done be­fore ex­cites us… In high school, ev­ery­thing feels like life or death. The stakes are high at that age.” So that means Sim­ple Minds are fron­trun­ners for the sound­track, then…

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