According to Latino Review and Umberto Gonzalez, after a long search, the 18-year old British actor Asa Butterfield (Hugo and Ender’s Game) is in final negotiations with Marvel and Sony to play the new Spider-Man. Butterfield will make his onscreen debut as Spider-Man in ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ currently in production, followed by a solo Spider-Man movie on July 28th, 2017. Marvel and Sony have yet to confirm.
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According to Justin Kroll from Variety and Borys Kit from THR, Asa has tested, but other actors are still testing. Asa is still high on the list.
‘Captain America: Civil War’ hits theaters on May 6, 2016. The solo Spider-Man film is expected to hit theaters on July 28, 2017.