Tom Holland visited Jimmy Kimmel LIVE! and Tom discussed a variety of things, including about working with the Russo brothers to making the movie Spies in Disguise with Will Smith. But, the highlight of the interview was his recollection of the call he had (three pints in) with Disney CEO Bob Iger to save Spider-Man.
“I saved Spider-Man” Holland said, to cheers and applause.
In September, Marvel head Kevin Feige said in a statement:
Sony’s chief communications officer Robert Lawson echoed Feige’s excitement over the deal. He said:
This is post P-90x. I’m saying I watched the videos. I’m not saying I participated. Born in my mom’s basement, I’ve stayed there to embody the stereotype. One day I will rise up… to the main floor of the house.