Tom Holland, the charismatic actor best known for his role as Spider-Man, sat down to answer the most burning questions about his iconic superhero character on a talk show hosted by Wired in 2016. He was joined by his colleagues and friends Zendaya and Jacob. The Batalon trio shared a light-hearted and candid conversation that both entertained and enlightened fans.
What superpowers does Tom Holland’s Spider-Man have?
As the Wired talk show progressed, one of the most popular questions about Spider-Man’s powers came up: “What are the powers of Tom Holland’s Spider-Man?” With a mischievous look and tone, Tom Holland began to talk about the impressive array of abilities that make Spider-Man one of the most beloved characters in the Marvel Universe.
First of all, Holland listed a “superpower.” It’s no secret that Tom’s Spider-Man has incredible physical strength, allowing him to perform amazing feats, be it stopping a speeding car or fighting formidable villains.
Next on the list was the famous “Spider-Sense”. Tom Holland playfully pointed out that his version of Spider-Man has the uncanny ability to sense danger before it attacks, giving him a critical advantage in battle and helping to protect the people of New York.
Continuing to mention the next thing in the sequence, he added some humor by declaring, “I’m sticky! Sticky!!” He ended up earning a hearty laugh from both Zendaya and Jacob. Moreover, he humorously noted his character’s “super good looks”.
And he ended up revealing his greatest superpower. In a heartfelt moment, Holland turned to Zendaya and Jacob Batalon and warmly declared, “I have you guys, I think you guys are a superpower.” He continued in a cheerful tone and couldn’t resist poking fun at his predecessors, Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield, playfully calling them “losers and loners.”
Tom Holland as our favorite Spider-Man!
According to Collider, the casting process for Spider-Man was quite lengthy, lasting five months. Tom Holland had to go through eight auditions before he finally got the role. However, he was eventually able to don Spidey’s iconic red and blue costume and received a lot of praise for his portrayal of the character.
On top of that, Robert Downey Jr., who plays Tony Stark in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, called Holland’s Spider-Man skills “perfect.” Additionally, Benedict Cumberbatch, who played Doctor Strange in Spider-Man: No Way Home, described Holland’s performance as “absolutely fantastic,” according to various sources.