Tom Holland says the Spider-Man movies could follow the Harry Potter formula

The actor says each Spidey sequel will focus on one school year, just like adventures of Harry, Ron and Hermione

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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.

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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.”

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Just thought you’d like to know.

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Spider-man: Homecoming will hit UK cinemas 7th July 2017