Tom Holland Just Shaved His Head And People Think He Looks Like Eminem

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With a few strokes of a razor, your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man has turned into the Real Slim Shady. 

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Tom Holland, who plays the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s world-adored web-slinger, has been a star ever since his superhero debut in Captain America: Civil War.

But at 23 years old, he’s certainly growing up. In preparation for a new role outside the MCU, Holland is Not Afraid to take a trip to 8 Mile for a new hairdo.

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Check out the video below: 

It’s not a massive surprise – in August, the actor took to Twitter to tease fans, writing: ‘Bye bye hair.’

But nobody would have predicted just how much Holland resembles a young, cleaner-cut Marshall Mathers – and his fanbase is keen to point it out.

There’s lots of comparisons flying in: some have said he looks like the late Linkin Park frontman, Chester Bennington.

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Others have pointed out similarly short-haired characters like Eleven from Stranger Things, as well as Caillou.

Generally though, the consensus is that Holland rocks the new hairdo – but what film is it for?

While not technically confirmed, it’s highly speculated he’s shaved off his locks for his role in the upcoming 2020 film Cherry.

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Based on Nico Walker’s New York Times bestselling novel, it’s the next feature from Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo – and it’s set to be an R-rated, troubling drama outside their pedigree in the superhero world.

Tom HollandPA

The official synopsis reads:

An Army medic who has returned from Iraq dealing with an opioid addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder begins robbing banks.

The siblings’ follow-up to the biggest film of all time has a stacked cast, with It‘s Bill Skarsgard, Midsommar‘s Jack Reynor, Forrest Goodluck, Ciara Bravo, Jeff Wahlberg, Michael Gandolfini and Kyle Harvey making up the ensemble.

Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo BrothersPA

Speaking on what led them to taking on the story, the directors told Variety:

We were drawn to Cherry given our personal experience from Cleveland, as well as the important need to share stories like these.

As Cleveland natives ourselves, it means a lot to us to be able to film in our hometown. We shot the exteriors for [Captain America: The Winter Soldier] here, we are excited to return home to our roots.

Holland has also been long-attached to star in a cinematic adaptation of Uncharted, PlayStation’s flagship adventure video game series – although, little is known about the project.

Cherry will be released in 2020. 

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