A youngster was bitten by a rogue hamster whereas watching the brand new Spider-Man film at a theater in Cellular, Alabama, based on his household.
The weird incident occurred on December 27 throughout a 6 p.m. displaying of “Spider-Man: No Manner Residence,” that the teenager was attending with some buddies, native media outlet WKRG reported.
At one level in the course of the displaying, the buddies noticed what appeared like a rat operating alongside the aisle by their ft, the teenager’s mom Dana Whitton instructed WKRG.
The group put their ft up because the small creature ran previous. As quickly as they put their ft down, Whitton’s son reached into his bucket of popcorn and was stunned to discover a hamster inside.
One of many group then captured a brief video of the teenager making an attempt to entice the hamster utilizing the bucket.
After trapping the rodent, the teenager picked the creature up and took it to a theater worker. However whereas the pair mentioned the scenario, the hamster bit the teenager and he dropped it.
In keeping with the household, the worker then picked up a brush and dustpan and swept the hamster up into it. It’s not clear what occurred to the hamster afterwards.
Whitton stated her son was given a refund for his ticket by the theater supervisor, in addition to free popcorn.
The house owners of the hamster haven’t been recognized. However Cellular resident Shay Brunson instructed WKRG that she attended the identical theater on December 23 and noticed 4 youngsters searching for their hamster.
The teenagers had taken the animal to the theater however had apparently misplaced it earlier than their film started. The group reportedly left their contact particulars with theater workers in case anybody discovered the hamster.
“Spider-Man: No Manner Residence,” which was launched within the U.S. on December 17, is a superhero movie primarily based on the eponymous character from the Marvel comics. It’s the sequel to “Spider-Man: Homecoming” (2017) and “Spider-Man: Far From Residence” (2019.)
Starring Tom Holland as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, the movie follows the character after his actual identification has been revealed.
The film has obtained optimistic evaluations from critics and has up to now grossed greater than $1 billion worldwide, making it the very best incomes movie of 2021.
On condition that the origin story of the Spider-Man character entails Peter Parker being bitten by a radioactive spider, some social media customers had been fast to select up on the similarities with the hamster incident.
“Be careful for the brand new Hampster Man, in a position to stuff giant portions of their cheeks, burrow underground, (or beneath blankets) and sleep inordinate quantities of time,” one Fb person, Danielle Andaya, stated.
One other person, Anthony Munn, stated: “Hopefully it wasn’t a radioactive hamster.”
“Good factor it wasn’t a spider,” one other person, Holley Pyron, stated.