Spider-Man Hopefuls Screen-Test in Atlanta as Marvel Decision Nears


Yes, Asa Butterfield and Tom Holland were in the mix. But who else tested?

After a secretive, all-day screen-testing process Saturday, Marvel is on the verge of choosing the actor who will don the red and blue suit of Spider-Man.

According to sources, six teenage boys tested for the highly sought-after role in Captain America: Civil War and the follow-up films, one of the biggest "gets" for a young actor in the film business.

Tom Holland, who appeared as one of Naomi Watts' sons in the acclaimed tsunami drama The Impossible, and Asa Butterfield, the child star from Hugo and Ender's Game, were the best known of the contenders. The other four hopefuls included: Judah Lewis (a relative newbie who will be seen in Jean Marc-Vallee's fall drama Demolition), Matthew Lintz (who will be seen with Adam Sandler in this summer's Pixels), Charlie Plummer (who had a recurring gig on Boardwalk Empire) and Charlie Rowe (a British actor who appeared on Fox's short-lived Red Band So...

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