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Chris Hemsworth helped Tom Holland land Spider-Man role

Kevin Feige and Tom Holland Kevin Feige and Tom Holland
Lora Ball | 15 June, 2019, 00:11

Variety reports that Sony's Marvel entry is expected to earn $154 million during its first six days of release, according to early estimates.

Okay, just kidding. It was a bit on Jimmy Kimmel Live but still, it's adorable watching Tom Holland trying to shove the Spider-Man suit into a backpack while calling all the other superheroes by their first name. With Marvel fans still abuzz about the game-changing ending to "Avengers: Endgame", "Far From Home" promises to show how the MCU is adjusting to life after Thanos and how Peter Parker is coping with the loss of his mentor, Tony Stark.

As for Sony, the studio will likely be looking forward to such success as "Men In Black: International" has received weak reviews and isn't expected to have a strong opening this weekend. But regardless, it will be a big leap over the opening weekend numbers of 2017's Spider-Man: Homecoming, which opened to $117 million and went on to rake in $334 million in North America and $880 million worldwide.

Police pursuing charges against Raptors president Masai Ujiri for cop battery
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La Liga fined €250k for using fan app to detect illegal streams
Users had to give consent for the app to use their device's microphone. La Liga plans to continue using its fans in that fight against piracy.

'Shark Tank' star's brother died in the Dominican Republic
Her husband said that his wife, 41, collapsed after having the minibar drink at the Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville. Johnathan "was retired but owned a successful roofing company in New Jersey", Corcoran told the outlet.

Spider-Man: Far From Home is slowly coming our way, and that means even more scenes from the film are finding their way into the world.

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He said: "I've been playing Spider-Man in my bedroom since I was a kid". Apart from Holland, the upcoming film also stars also stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Marisa Tomei, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders and Jon Favreau in pivotal roles. Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers wrote the script.

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