Tom Holland can't wait to be Spider-Man!

2015-12-01 05:00

Los Angeles - Tom Holland is looking forward to "hiding behind a mask" as Spider-Man.

The 19-year-old actor was cast as the iconic superhero earlier this year and has revealed he's excited to be playing one of Marvel's most distinctive characters.

He said: "I think one of the most interesting things about Peter Parker for us is that he's the only person in the MCU now that has a secret identity, so we all know who everyone else is.

"I think it's quite interesting to go back to that hiding behind a mask."

Tom also revealed how deep-rooted his love of the character is.

He told SuperheroHype: "I have always been a huge fan of Spider-Man, and growing up, I had countless Spider-Man costumes, only two years ago did I go to a fancy dress party dressed as Spider-Man.

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"I had this awesome morph suit where you can put your phone on your chest and spiders would crawl across the costume, it was awesome!

"He's always been a big part of my life and a big part of boys' lives because everybody can relate to him."

Tom will make his debut as Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War, which is set for release next year.

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