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Tom Holland Is Hosting A Marvel Pub Quiz On Instagram Next Week

by : Cameron Frew on : 25 Apr 2020 09:55
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Marvel fans assemble: Tom Holland is hosting an Instagram Live pub quiz next week. 

Our friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man is here to allay the boredom of isolation for all us MCU geeks. Funnily enough, this news comes a year after the release of Avengers: Endgame – what better way to celebrate the franchise than with a proper quiz?

The online event, taking place on Wednesday, April 29, at 8pm, has been organised by The Brothers Trust, a charity set up by Holland’s parents in 2017.

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The 23-year-old recently appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, where he explained a bit more about the charity and why they decided to host a Marvel quiz amid these difficult times.

Holland said: 

The Brothers Trust is a fundraising vehicle that we use to raise money from the general public that we feed towards charities that we feel need the light and the support. But we felt a little bit uncomfortable asking people for money at this difficult time so we as a collective have been doing the donations.

The reason why we’re doing the pub quiz is to just galvanise people and to give people a sense of community and to kind of bring people and to just have a laugh, and have a good time. That’s essentially what we’re tying to do.

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Like all good pub quizzes inspire, it looks like the web-head will be putting away a few drinks. Holland initially planned on taking a week off the booze – but unfortunately for his liver, the king of celebrity mischief, Ryan Reynolds, soon stepped in.

Holland added: 

I actually said this weekend that I was going to stop drinking for a week, I was going to have a week off. And then literally Monday morning, Ryan Reynolds sent me a case of gin. I was literally like: ‘I’m not drinking for the whole week, not drinking at all’, and then the doorbell rang and there was a case of gin from the lovely Ryan.

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Kimmel’s kids also got an absolute treat during the interview, which you can watch below:

The outbreak’s impact on entertainment is still ongoing. Following a stream of delays from other major studios, Sony is the latest to shift its calendar – meaning the final film of Holland’s Spider-Man trilogy will now release on November 5, 2021 instead of July 16, 2021.

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As for the rest of the MCU’s upcoming films, their release dates are:

Black Widow – November 6, 2020
The Eternals – February 21, 2021
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – May 7, 2021
Thor: Love & Thunder – February 11, 2022
Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness – March 25, 2022
Black Panther 2 – May 6, 2022
Captain Marvel 2 – July 8, 2022

Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Tom Hardy’s highly-anticipated sequel that may or may not feature Holland, has also been delayed from October 2 this year to June 25, 2021. The follow-up to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has also been postponed, moved from April 8, 2022 to October 7, 2022.

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Don’t expect to win this quiz, though. If I’m playing, soon you’ll know what it’s like to lose; to feel so desperately that you’re right, but to fail nonetheless.

For more updates on Holland’s Marvel quiz, keep your eye on his Instagram and The Brothers Trust’s social media.

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Cameron Frew

After graduating from Glasgow Caledonian University with an NCTJ and BCTJ-accredited Multimedia Journalism degree, Cameron ventured into the world of print journalism at The National, while also working as a freelance film journalist on the side, becoming an accredited Rotten Tomatoes critic in the process. He's now left his Scottish homelands and took up residence at UNILAD as a journalist.

Topics: Film and TV, Film, Marvel, Marvel Cinematic Universe, MCU, Ryan Reynolds, Spider-Man, Superheroes, Tom Holland, Virtual Quiz

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