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Tom Holland has signed on to take over the role of Spider-Man, leaving Andrew Garfield (Never Let Me Go, The Social Network) to move on to the next phase in his already impressive career.

The trailer for the WWII film Hacksaw Ridge, based on the novel The Medic: Miracle on Hacksaw Ridge, was just recently released today (July 28). Garfield portrays a Virginian man recruited to serve in the Army. Based on a true story, his desire was to be a doctor, but he shelves those plans to enlist.

In the trailer he says, “I can’t stay here while they all fight for me.”

He answers his call to duty, but, being a pacifist, he promises his superiors (Vince Vaughn) and himself he’ll never kill, not even carry a weapon.

He goes into battle unarmed:

This isn’t the first time Garfield’s done a Southern accent: He did so for his role as Frank in two Doctor Who episodes, “Daleks in Manhattan” and “Evolution of the Daleks” in 2007:

Here he is talking about his DW role, putting on the accent and working with David Tennant:

Hacksaw Ridge, directed by Mel Gibson (Braveheart), also stars Teresa PalmerSam Worthington and Hugo Weaving.

What do you think of the first look?

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By Brigid Brown