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COMIC REEL: First Look at Tom Holland as Spider-Man in “Captain America: Civil War”; “Thor 3” Director Speaks

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COMIC REEL: First Look at Tom Holland as Spider-Man in “Captain America: Civil War”; “Thor 3” Director Speaks

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

Marvel Studios co-president Louis D’Esposito has shared a picture of himself with actor Tom Holland on what looks to be the set of “Captain America: Civil War,” giving fans their first look at Holland in his role as the MCU’s Peter Parker/Spider-Man.

The photo, taken on what appears to be an Avengers quinjet set, shows the Marvel executive alongside the latest actor to don the company’s web-threads, albeit in civvies. While fans are still awaiting their first look at Holland in the Spider-Man costume (and what alterations Marvel may have in store for it), it is the first real look at Spider-Man as an onscreen, Marvel character, after 5 Sony films.

Opens May 6

SUPERGIRL

Kara comes to the defense of Cat Grant in a conversation with Grant’s son in a new clip from this week’s episode of “Supergirl.”

In the scene, Melissa Benoist acts against her real-life husband, Blake Jenner, who plays Adam Foster, the estranged son of Calista Flockhart’s Grant. Benoist and Jenner met while the pair was on “Glee,” and were married last spring. Watch the clip below, and gauge their chemistry for yourself.

Premieres Monday at 8 p.m. on CBS

BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE

Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and Lex Luthor do some toying around in a new ad for Lego merchandise affiliated with the upcoming blockbuster.

RELATED: “Batman v Superman” Adds “The Walking Dead’s” Lauren Cohan as Martha Wayne

In theaters March 25

iZOMBIE

It’s mating season for the undead in this week’s episode of “iZombie.” Check out a trailer for the new episode, “Fifty Shades of Grey Matter,” which will feature a voice-over cameo by “Veronica Mars” alum Kristen Bell.

Airs Tuesday at 9 p.m. on The CW

AGENT CARTER

Stunt coordinator Casey O’Neill gives a behind-the-scenes look at staging the exciting fight sequence from this week’s “Agent Carter” season 2 premiere.

Airs Tuesday at 9 p.m. on ABC

LEGENDS OF TOMORROW

Brandon Routh is no stranger to the superhero project promotional circuit, and he found a way to have some fun with it while on the interview show, “The Real.”

When asked how long it takes to pull off the shrinking special effect demanded of his “DC’s Legends of Tomrrow” character, Ray Palmer/The Atom, Routh opted to show his hosts, via some screen magic. Check out the clip below.

Airs Thursday at 8 p.m. on The CW

THOR: RAGNAROK

Taika Waititi, director of 2017’s “Thor: Ragnarok,” has offered some insights into the strategy he plans to employ in the upcoming Asgardian epic.

“My approach to ‘Thor’ will be — just shake the camera around a lot,” the New Zealand-born director joked to the Hollywood Reporter while promoting his new film, “Hunt for the Wilderpeople,” which will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Watch the interview below.

Opens November 3, 2017