[05/03/17 - 09:05 AM] "Spider-Man: Homecoming" to Debut Exclusive Sneak Peek During the "2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards" Additionally, "Lip Sync Battle" featuring the film's stars, Tom Holland and Zendaya, will premiere on MTV on Sunday, May 7 at 7:30/6:30c.
[via press release from MTV]
"SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING" TO DEBUT EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK DURING THE "2017 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS"
"Lip Sync Battle" Featuring "Spider-Man: Homecoming" Stars Tom Holland and Zendaya to Air at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT Leading into to the "2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards"
LOS ANGELES, CA (May 3, 2017) - MTV today announced that "Spider-Man: Homecoming," will premiere a sneak-peek at the "2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards." The film's stars, Tom Holland and Zendaya, will be on hand to introduce the clip. "Spider-Man: Homecoming" is set for theatrical release on July 7. Additionally, "Lip Sync Battle" featuring the film's stars, Tom Holland and Zendaya, will premiere on MTV on Sunday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT, leading into the "2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards" at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. "Lip Sync Battle" is hosted by entertainment icon and two-time GRAMMY Award-winner LL COOL J and television personality, author, and model, Chrissy Teigen.
"I'm thrilled to be producing the '2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards' and the 'Lip Sync Battle' lead in," said Casey Patterson, Executive Producer of the '2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards and 'Lip Sync Battle. "I'm so excited that 'Lip Sync Battle' will be coming to MTV for the first time with a big exclusive Spider-Man Battle with Zendaya and Tom Holland in his American TV debut. Tom's performance is epic!"
A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in "Captain America: Civil War," begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in "Spider-Man: Homecoming." Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.). Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine - distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man - but when the Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened.
"Spider-Man: Homecoming" stars Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Tyne Daly with Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Jr.
"Spider-Man: Homecoming" is directed by Jon Watts. The screenplay is by Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley and Jon Watts & Christopher Ford and Chris McKenna & Erik Sommers, from a Screen Story by Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley, based on the Marvel Comic Book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. The film is produced by Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal and executive produced by Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Patricia Whitcher, Jeremy Latcham and Stan Lee.
The "2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards" will serve as the ultimate celebration of the best stories, actors and characters for the MTV audience. Breakout horror film, "Get Out," leads the pack with six nominations, along with "Beauty and the Beast" and "Stranger Things" with four. While fan favorite categories like Best Kiss, Best Hero, Best Villain and more remain, MTV has broken the divide between film, television and streaming series, instead nominating the best performances no matter the screen. Also for the first time, the former Best Actor and Best Actress categories have been replaced with non-gendered Best Actor in a Movie and Best Actor in a Show. Best Fight has been modernized to Best Fight the System reflecting the audience's increasing awareness and activism around broader social justice issues. In addition, MTV introduced Best American Story, Tearjerker, Best Host, Best Reality Competition and Next Generation.
Casey Patterson, for her second consecutive year, will serve as Executive Producer. Carol Donovan and MTV's Garrett English serve as Executive Producers for the "2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards." Melanie Block is Executive in Charge of Production. Wendy Plaut serves as Co-Executive Producer and Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent. Amani Duncan is Executive in Charge of Music.
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Based on the pop culture phenomenon of lip sync battling, the Spike original series features celebrities going head to head - lip-syncing the song of their choice - battling for the coolest bragging rights on the planet. The series is a ratings and multiplatform superstar for Spike and is the most-watched original series in network history. The award-nominated "Lip Sync Battle" is executive produced by Casey Patterson, Jay Peterson of Matador Content, John Krasinski, Stephen Merchant, and Eight Million Plus Productions.
Official sponsors of the "2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards" include Always(R), Diamond Producers Association(TM), MTN DEW(R) LABEL SERIES, Taco Bell(R), Toyota C-HR and truth(R).
MTV is a global youth culture brand inspired by music. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA).
About Casey Patterson Entertainment:
Casey Patterson Entertainment is a full service production company producing premium content, live events, and talent-driven series and specials with offices in New York City and Los Angeles. Casey Patterson is an Emmy(R)-nominated, critically-acclaimed executive producer who has created an array of groundbreaking programming during her 20-year tenure at Viacom. Patterson's current projects include the breakout hit-series "Lip Sync Battle," the highest-rated series in Spike history; the revamped "2016 MTV Movie Awards;" Spike's "One Night Only: Alec Baldwin" airing this June; "Rock the Troops" with Dwayne Johnson's Seven Bucks Productions; Nickelodeon's "Lip Sync Battle: Shorties;" and "Guys Choice." Additional credits include such high-profile events as the "The Concert for New York City," "The Concert of the Century at the White House," "Saturday Night Live 25th Anniversary Special," "The Comedy Awards," "Between Two Ferns - A Fairy Tale of New York," "The Video Game Awards," "SCREAM Awards," "GQ Men of the Year Awards," VH1's "Vogue Fashion Awards," VH1's "Divas Live," FOX's "Billboard Music Awards," and NBC's "Concert for America."
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