Our Spidey senses are tingling. Or is that our Probity Probe going off? We’re not sure, but either way something magical is afoot if Tom Holland’s to be believed.
The British 20-year-old star of Spider-Man: Homecoming recently said sequels for the web-slinger could be modelled on the Harry Potter series.
But that doesn’t mean Spidey’s going to be firing patronuses out of his wrists anytime soon: Holland says the future films will focus on the superhero’s life in the classroom, with each movie taking place over one school year, just like the on-screen adventures at Hogwarts. (We’ve no idea how that’ll work with the MCU, but hey, just go with it).
When asked about the rumours that sequels are planned around a friendly neighbourhood student, Holland told TV: “You know those discussions all happen behind closed doors with the creatives and I’m only brought into the process much later, when we have a script and I can sort of write little notes on what I’d like to happen.
“But I think that is the overall plan, I think the Harry Potter movies are a perfect example, they worked so well. I’m such a huge fan, as are billions of people, so why not follow that perfect formula? And I think we can do something really exciting with that.”