What’s the Deal With New Spider-Man Tom Holland? (Video)

TheWrap’s film reporter Jeff Sneider reveals the back story to the year’s most scrutinized casting search

Last Updated: August 25, 2015 @ 9:30 AM

Now that Sony’s choice of Spider-Man is out of the bag, TheWrap’s film reporter Jeff Sneider asks, “What’s the Deal” with the selection of Tom Holland as the franchise’s latest lead? (Don’t worry, he promptly answers his own question.)

The choice was vital to a studio in need of a reliable franchise, especially given the modest returns it got from the last Spider-Man reboot, starring Andrew Garfield. Find out why Holland was the best (spider) man for the job in the latest “What’s the Deal?!”

Watch the video above then leave a comment below to calmly and conscientiously convey your thoughts on the subject. Or just drop a kneejerk quip about his haircut — there are no wrong comments!