Josie Gibson stuns This Morning viewers as she rappels down the iconic TV center
TV presenter Josie Gibson stunned viewers live on This Morning – rappelling down the iconic London TV hub dressed as Spider-Man. The presenter was hosting a segment on the new Spider-Man 20th Anniversary featurette.
As Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield cheered her on from inside the studio, Josie shouted, “My spider senses are telling me this might be a bad idea!” If you like action movies, then you want to get into it, because it’s the real action here.
As she descended from the roof of the famous building in White City which houses the studio of This Morning, strapped to a booster harness, she shouted: I don’t know how to get out of the harness, but I’m so glad I have it fact.
The presenter revealed earlier on the show that she had undergone hypnotherapy to help her with her fear of heights.
Before starting her descent, she said: “I’m quite afraid of vertigo. It’s a lot higher than I thought, you just look up there and everyone looks like ants. But I’m gonna try to channel my inner Spider-Woman and break down this wall.
Holly Willoughby told Josie, “You’re doing so well, you’re almost there.”
As Josie reached the ground, Phillip joked that a taxi was picking her up to take her to the Shard.
“It’s really mean, that is,” laughs Josie.
Josie took action to celebrate 20 years of Spider-Man on the big screen.
To mark the anniversary, Sony Pictures has released a 30-minute featurette, Spider-Man: All Roads Lead To No Way Home – a new documentary featuring never-before-seen interviews with Spider-Man’s three main men. Brought to you by Spider-Man stars JB Smoove and Martin Starr, it showcases Spider-Man’s journey from his first film appearance to his last in the Marvel Universe, and is available to rent from May 9. , across most UK online retailers, including Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video and Google Play.
Since Stan Lee and artist Steve Ditko’s initial conception of the comic book hero in Amazing Fantasy #15 in 1962, there have been eight films, plus cartoons and merchandise. Tobey Maguire and Sam Raimi marked Spider-Man’s first big-screen adventure in 2002.
And now, 20 years later, Spider-Man’s final film, Spider-Man: No Way Home, starring Tom Holland, has become the sixth highest-grossing film of all time. The three generations of Spider-Man – stars Tom Holland, Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire – have discussed what it really takes to become the superhero, with new revelations about how the famous costume has changed over the years. years and the problems encountered by each actor. when he dresses.
In one clip, Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire reveal the staggering amount of talcum powder they used to fit their costumes, while Tom reveals his tricks of the trade on how he put on the iconic suit. The featurette dazzles with standout clips of Spider-Man throughout all eight films, highlighting both the nostalgic similarities between the films and the differences between the three generations of Spider-Man.
This Morning airs weekdays from 10am on ITV and ITV Hub.