Tom Holland Visits Children's Hospital Dressed As Spider-Man

Tom Holland at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

Superheroes don't spend all their time battling bad guys. Some also take a break to visit sick kids, a tradition that Spider-Man: Homecoming star Tom Holland fully embraced in a recent trip to Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

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Holland toured the wards in his full film costume before removing his mask to talk to the young patients and their parents. The actor explained how his web-shooters work to one patient and, in the move that really raises the bar for all future superhero visits, even performed some side-flips in the corridor.

However, the 21-year-old actor wasn't able to demonstrate his wall-crawling abilities indoors; no doubt he was following doctors' orders to keep footprints from his Spder-shoes off the walls and ceilings. But that didn't stop the actor from showcasing some sleight-of-hand stickiness with a pen.

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Surely, the kids he met will be just as excited as Holland was himself to see the upcoming Spider-Man franchise reboot.

Arriving in theaters July 7, director Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Homecoming stars Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Tyne Daly, Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Jr.

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