Butterfield The Favorite For Spider-Man

“Ender’s Game” and “Hugo” star Asa Butterfield has reportedly emerged as the favorite to play the new version of Peter Parker in the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe films starting with a small appearance in “Captain America: Civil War”.

Butterfield was one of five names mentioned the other day, a list that also included Nat Wolff, Tom Holland, Timothee Chalamet and Liam James with each said to be up for the highly coveted role.

Today, Latino Review posted the report of Butterfield moving into the prime position, with their source saying: “Marvel had liked him since day one” and that he may have already bagged the role.

Butterfield’s reps replied with only “no comment” in regard to the report.