Actor Robert Downey Jr says Tom Holland is the right man to follow in the footsteps of Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield as superhero Spider - Man.
Speaking with Sunday Herald Sun, Downey Jr praised Holland, reports news. com. au.
He said: "Tom is the perfect man for the job.
He's enthusiastic, bright and gifted, a very physically talented guy by virtue of his dance and acrobatic background.
He has just the right combination of elements required to bring a new take on the character. "
Holland, 20, was introduced as Spider - Man last year in "Captain America: Civil War".
He is now looking forward to his first solo movie "Spider - Man: Homecoming".
The Sony Pictures Entertainment film will release in India on July 7.
He will also be seen in "Avengers: Infinity War", which is slated to release in 2018.
Holland will follow up his act in "Avengers 4", and then a second solo outing is also planned.
Holland follows in the footsteps of Tobey Maguire, who starred in Sam Raimi's original trilogy of Spider - Man movies, and Andrew Garfield, who played Spider - Man in the two Amazing Spider - Man reboot movies.
The movies will air in India on Star Movies and Star Movies HD on Saturday as part of Star Movies #Trending, through which the channel will bring movies associated with the big franchises onto the small screen in anticipation of the release of the new part.