Los Angeles – When 19-year-old Jacob Batalon from Hawaii sent in a self-taped audition for this “unnamed Marvel project,” he was not aware he was auditioning for one of the biggest comic hero franchises, “Spider-Man: Homecoming.” “Two weeks later, I got a call back for a screen test in Burbank in Los Angeles,” the Fil-Am actor narrated. “After waiting for about two months, they signed me on as Ned Leeds, Peter Parker’s best friend. It is still absolutely hard to believe. I’ve been extremely lucky and fortunate to find myself in this position, and it is truly a blessing.” Jacob, whose family is from San Manuel, Pangasinan, was actually raised in Hawaii his whole life. “As for my education, I went to private Catholic school from grade school until I graduated high school,” he disclosed. A 2014 graduate of Damien Memorial School and New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts where he studied acting in a two-year program, Jacob admitted that he has not been back to the Philippines recently. “I have not been back to the Philippines since I was four years old,” he confessed. “My only memory was riding horses in Baguio City.” For someone who has seen the first… Read full this story
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