New­comer Tom Hol­land suits up for Spi­der-Man Home­com­ing; Christo­pher Nolan’s Dunkirk; an­other re­make of Planet Of The Apes. Plus, what’s new in the world of stream­ing TV

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Were you a Spi­der-Man fan as a kid?

“Huge. I reckon I had 30 Spi­der­Man cos­tumes over the years since I was a lit­tle baby. I had Spi­der-Man bed sheets. Two years ago, I went to a fancy dress party dressed as Spi­der-Man and looked like an ab­so­lute id­iot.”

How did you find out you were Spi­der-Man?

“Af­ter my fi­nal au­di­tion they said you’ll find out to­mor­row. Fast for­ward six weeks and I was still wait­ing. One day Mar­vel posted on their In­sta­gram, ‘Go to our web­site to find out who the new Spi­der-Man is,’ and that was it. I went bal­lis­tic!”

Did a stunt­man re­ally punch you in the face?

“Yeah, I was sup­posed to dodge [the stunt­man’s punch] and I just didn’t see it com­ing. He had this mas­sive gaunt­let in his hand and he punched me in the face so hard, like you wouldn’t be­lieve. But it looks great!”

Grow­ing up in Lon­don, Tom Hol­land was more in­ter­ested in pur­su­ing a ca­reer in dance than act­ing. But af­ter a three-year stint on­stage as Billy El­liot, Tom won a role in the 2004 drama The

Im­pos­si­ble. In the lat­est Spi­der­Man re­boot, Tom hopes to bring the block­buster fran­chise back to its for­mer glory.

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