Robert Downey helped Holland justify Spiderman in Captain America

  • IANS, Los Angeles
  • Updated: May 04, 2016 11:24 IST
Tom Holland, who plays Spiderman in Captain America: Civil War, says Downey Jr and Chirs Evans helped him at every step.

Actor Tom Holland has said that Hollywood star Robert Downey Jr, along with Chris Evans helped him justify the character of Spiderman in Captain America: Civil War.

“At first it was pretty terrifying. But I was always in such good hands. I have been working with Chris and Robert very closely and they have helped me through every step of the way,” the Holland said.

He added, “They guided me on what I really needed to do in order to do justice to the character.”

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Downey Jr plays role of American superhero Iron Man, while Evans plays role of Captain America in the movie that is set to hit theatres on May 6 in India and the US. The superheroes will be seen fighting against each other in the film.

Holland further revealed that he realised he was cast as Spiderman through the photo-sharing website Instagram. “It was a crazy way to find out! I was playing golf with my dad and I had just lost so I was really sad. I had just come home and was looking at my Instagram when I saw that marvel had posted about Spiderman and mentioned ‘go to our website to find out who the new Spiderman is’“ the 19-year-old said.

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“I went to the website and I sort of slammed by computer screen without reading the entire article, that’s how nervous I was! But it said my name and it was the greatest day I’ve ever had,” he added.

Captain America: Civil War also features Scarlett Johanson, Paul Bethany, Sebastian Stan, Elizabeth Olsen, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd, Emily Vandercamp and Daniel Bruhl in pivotal roles.

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Holland will debut as the American superhero in Captain America: Civil War, which will act as a teaser for the reboot of SpiderMan. Sony Pictures Entertainment has teamed with Marvel Studios to produce the sixth movie in its franchise.

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