Popular actor and current Spider-Man Tom Holland has gotten the esports community buzzing with a recent cryptic tweet. Posted earlier this morning, the tweet simply hints at January 14 as the release for something big. Initially, fans of the 24-year old actor thought the tweet could be about a trailer for one of his upcoming movies. Currently, Holland has three movies in development: Cherry, Uncharted, and Spider-Man 3. While a trailer or first-look for one of these films is a strong possibility for January 14, some fans think it could be something else entirely. It just so happens that G2 Esports tweeted something very similar and the community thinks the tweets could be linked.
Tom Holland teaming up with G2 Esports?
At best, the possibility of Holland and G2 joining forces is a long shot. However, since the two accounts tweeted something so similar, the possibility needs to be discussed.
Both of the tweets simply say “14/01/21” and nothing more. Holland tweeted the actual date while G2 put the date into an image. The esports organization tweeted the image one day ago while Holland sent his tweet earlier this morning.
— Tom Holland (@TomHolland1996) January 12, 2021
— G2 Esports (@G2esports) January 11, 2021
When fans noticed how eerily alike the tweets are, speculation began to run wild. Though the date itself means very little, some members of the community did some digging and discovered that Holland follows G2 owner Carlos “ocelete” Rodríguez Santiago on Twitter.
Of course, all of this could simply be a giant coincidence. Tom Holland is a noted fan of esports and gaming and his affiliation with G2 could merely be out of fandom and nothing more. However, there is precedent for an actor joining an esports organization.
Asa Butterfield, most notably featuring in Netflix’s Sex Education show, joined Team Liquid in October of 2020. Granted, Butterfield seems to be a bigger gamer than Tom Holland, but the precedent is there.
Welcome to the Liquid Family, @asabfb
We’re happy to have you on board, and look forward to seeing what you accomplish next.
(also if we ever need a sub for dota or smash, you're getting a call) pic.twitter.com/71GxG6I7TY
— Team Liquid (@TeamLiquid) October 7, 2020
At this point, no one knows if the two tweets are simply coincidental or something more. It appears we’ll have to wait until January 14 to find out more information.
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