Spider-Man: Homecoming is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Jon Watts and written by Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Jon Watts, Christopher Ford, Chris McKenna, and Erik Sommers. The film opens in a post-Captain America: Civil War world and follows a young Peter Parker trying to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man. A new threat emerges, and Peter tries to earn his stripes as a hero and impress his mentor Tony Stark. Digital Domain created the Staten island ferry sequence and completed a total of 229 shots for the film. A feat bested with the help of 282 artists. Tom Holland stars as Spider-Man, alongside Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Tyne Daly, Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Jr.