Is Asa Butterfield Your Next SPIDER-MAN?

asaWell, he was the person with the most experience on the shortlist.

Latino Review is reporting that British actor Asa Butterfield is in final negotiations with Marvel to take over the role of Peter Parker in Marvel’s and Sony’s reboot of the Spider-Man franchise. The site says that it is all down to formalities now and an official announcement should be coming soon.

Butterfield is 18 but looks 12, so he should have a long career as the web-slinger, just as long as everyone involved doesn’t decide to reboot the franchise again. At the very least, they should get two or three films with him in high school before he ages out of the role.

Latino Review also states that Butterfield will make his first appearance as the character, as rumored, in Captain America: Civil War. That film has started production, so if that is true, he’ll probably have to head to the set immediately after he signs his contract.

 

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margewooldridge
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Is Asa Butterfield Your Next SPIDER-MAN? http://t.co/Cl27phzJRp via @https://twitter.com/FilmBuffOnLine

Nancy Recupero
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Nancy Recupero

Who’s this? Sounds like his name should be on a syrup bottle or something.

William Gatevackes
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William Gatevackes

He was in Ender’s Game and Hugo, if that helps.

Sean Klus
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Sean Klus

Well it could be worse.

Lisa Malikowski Simon
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Lisa Malikowski Simon

He looks like Elijah Woods’ little brother.

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