Spider-Man: Homecoming Biggest Spider-Man Opening In South Africa Ever

South Africans love – and can’t get enough of – Spider-Man!

The latest installment of the Spider-Man franchise, Spider-Man: Homecoming has smashed South African records for the series, notching up the biggest ever Spider-Man weekend opening for Sony Pictures Releasing International with over R8.2m in gross box-office takings.

One of the most highly-anticipated releases of the year, Spider-Man: Homecoming, saw Spider-Man join the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the first time ever, alongside his idol and mentor, Tony Stark/Iron Man (Oscar nominee Robert Downey Jr).Introducing Tom Holland as the exuberant and charming Peter Parker, Spider-Man: Homecoming is packed with thrills, humour and incredible action sequences as Peter Parker (Tom Holland) takes on his most formidable villain yet in The Vulture (Oscar winner, Michael Keaton).

“Thanks South Africa for continuing to embrace Spider-Man as your favourite superhero, says Nadine Rosslind, Sony Pictures Marketing Manager at Ster Kinekor Entertainment.

“We’re thrilled with the extraordinary success of Spider-Man: Homecoming at the local Box Office. We’ve had incredible support, not only from audiences but also from our partners who have been right there with us throughout the run-up to the opening weekend. It has all made for a fabulous Spider-Man weekend at the movies.”

Spider-Man: Homecoming is currently playing at cinemas countrywide in 2D, 3D, IMAX, and 4DX.

Q&A with Tom Holland – Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Read the SAMDB review of Spider-Man: Homecoming.

By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers. Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry. Catch him on Twitter: twitter.com/andrewgerm_za Instagram: instagram.com/andrewgerm_za IMDb: www.imdb.com/name/nm5390453/