Hawaii actor has big role in new 'Spider-Man' movie

Hawaii actor has big role in new 'Spider-Man' movie
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - He's not a household name yet -- but give it time.

Jacob Batalon, a graduate of Damien Memorial School, is already generating lots of buzz for his sidekick portrayal in the upcoming, "Spider-Man: Homecoming."

The film is set to be released July 7, and a new trailer offers a taste of Batalon's role.

In the film, Batalon portrays Peter Parker's best friend.

"I'm extremely blessed to even just be in the film," he told the Star-Advertiser last year. "It's humbling."

Batalon graduated from Damien in 2014, before heading to the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.

He made his acting debut in North Woods, and has already landed a role in the Spider-Man sequel.

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