Tom Holland (aka the new Spider-Man) lands role in Lost City of Z

tom holland lost city of z headshot
Spider-Man isn’t the only upcoming project for Tom Holland. The British actor has just been cast in Lost City of Z, a film that’s currently in production, reports Deadline. The movie also stars Charlie Hunnam (who replaced Benedict Cumberbatch for the role of Colonel Percy Fawcett), Sienna Miller, and Robert Pattinson.

Lost City of Z is based on a book by author David Grann, which was an expansion of an article he wrote on the same topic for The New Yorker. Like the book and the article, the film focuses on British explorer Percy Fawcett (played by Hunnam) who went missing while he and others, including his son, were searching for an ancient city in the Amazon in 1925. Fawcett’s disappearance in turn inspired still more people to venture into the jungle, including Grann.

By signing on for Lost City of Z, Holland has added to his quickly growing list of film credits. His latest film to hit theaters, thriller Backcountry, came out in March, while he also stars in two more films set to release in 2015: In the Heart of the Sea with Chris Hemsworth and Pilgrimage. Holland will make his debut as Peter Parker (aka Spider-Man) in Captain America: Civil War, which is scheduled to open in theaters in May 2016, before taking the lead on the latest Spider-Man reboot, due out in July 2017. He’s been keeping busy, to say the least.

Production on Lost City of Z has already kicked off, starting in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Shooting will move to Colombia in September and continue into October. Brad Pitt and Plan B Entertainment partners Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner are producing the film in collaboration with Anthony Katagas and Dale Johnson. Executive producers are Julie B. May and Glenn Murray of MICA Entertainment, as well as Marc Butan of MadRiver Pictures. MICA is financing.

No release date has been announced for Lost City of Z.

Gaming

PlayStation 5 release date in 2020 confirmed? PSVR 2 also on the way

A Redditor who correctly claimed that Sony will be skipping E3 2019 revealed several details about the PlayStation 5 and the PSVR 2. The PlayStation 5 release date will be in 2020, while the PSVR 2 will ditch the breaker box.
Home Theater

The best movies on Netflix in November, from 'Buster Scruggs’ to ‘Dracula’

Save yourself from hours wasted scrolling through Netflix's massive library by checking out our picks for the streamer's best movies available right now, whether you're into explosive action, witty humor, or anything else.
Emerging Tech

Google’s balloon internet is coming to Kenya in 2019

In order to bring the internet to those who lack it, a company called Loon is launching balloons into the stratosphere. From more than 12 miles up, these balloons beam connectivity over a large area on the ground.
Gaming

‘Marvel’s Spider-Man: Turf Wars’ sees Spidey confront the villainous Hammerhead

The second part of Marvel's Spider-Man's The City That Never Sleeps DLC swings into action on November 20. Titled Turf Wars, the new storyline is focused on Hammerhead, who is waging war across New York City.
Home Theater

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video (December 2018)

Amazon Prime Video adds new titles each month that are available for free to all Prime members. Check out our list to find all the content hitting Amazon Prime Video in November and December 2018, from new original series to classic films.
Podcasts

Remembering Stan Lee, Fantastic Beasts 2 review, Apple goes Hollywood

This week on Between the Streams, we'll discuss the passing of comics and entertainment legend Stan Lee, a spoiler-free review of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Apple's new partnership with indie movie studio A24, and more.
Movies & TV

The best shows on Netflix, from 'The Haunting of Hill House’ to ‘The Good Place’

Looking for a new show to binge? Lucky for you, we've curated a list of the best shows on Netflix, whether you're a fan of outlandish anime, dramatic period pieces, or shows that leave you questioning what lies beyond.
Deals

College sports are yours to watch live online with an ESPN+ free trial

It can be difficult to catch all the college games, especially for smaller conferences. Well, thanks to ESPN+ that’s no longer the case. Now, you won't need to miss any of your alma mater rival games.
Deals

You can now watch soccer games online with streaming service ESPN+

Launched back in April, ESPN+ is a direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service. For a mere $5 a month or $50 per year, you can have access to the best sports content available including multiple soccer leagues.
Movies & TV

Out of movies to binge? Our staff picks the best flicks on Hulu right now

From classics to blockbusters, Hulu offers some great films to its subscribers. Check out the best movies on Hulu, whether you're into charming adventure tales or gruesome horror stories.
Movies & TV

Stay inside this fall with the best shows on Hulu, including 'Castle Rock'

It's often overwhelming to navigate Hulu's robust library of TV shows. To help, we've put together a list of the best shows on Hulu, whether you're into frenetic cartoons, intelligent dramas, or anything in between.
Deals

Cyber Monday 2018: When it takes place and where to find the best deals

Cyber Monday is still a ways off, but it's never too early to start planning ahead. With so many different deals to choose from during one of the biggest shopping holidays of the year, going in with a little know-how makes all the…
Movies & TV

The best new movie trailers: ‘Alita: Battle Angel,’ ‘Detective Pikachu,’ and more

Everyone loves a good trailer, but keeping up with what's new isn't easy. That's why we round up the best ones for you. This week, it's new trailers for cyberpunk adventure Alita: Battle Angel, game adaptation Pokémon Detective Pikachu…
Movies & TV

Best new shows and movies to stream: The Coen brothers ride again and more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best new shows and movies to stream right now. On the list this week: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Pacific Rim: Uprising, Nnarcos: Mexico, and more.