Spider-Man: No Way Home: Everything We Know About the Sequel

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Though Sony’s 2002 hit movie Spider-Man performed a major function in propelling superhero cinema into the mainstream, the studio’s subsequent releases starring each Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield didn’t fairly catch on. Lastly, after rising to its personal dizzying heights, Marvel negotiated to carry Spider-Man into its personal cinematic universe, casting Tom Holland as Peter Parker. With two massively profitable movies, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Dwelling, Sony and Marvel have proven that enjoying good can have an enormous payoff.

The 2 studios are on the verge of releasing the third Spider-Man movie, which is due out on December 17, 2021, and is subtitled No Manner Dwelling. In February, star Tom Holland referred to as Spider-Man: No Manner Dwelling “probably the most bold stand-alone superhero ever made,” and given the whole lot we’ve heard about it, it’s not stunning. Right here’s the whole lot we all know concerning the upcoming movie, together with rumors about one of the vital important crossover occasions within the historical past of the MCU.

Warning: This put up comprises spoilers concerning the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

TV spots

New TV spots embody contemporary footage of The Sandman, Electro, and Lizard in motion and tease a grim destiny for Mary Jane.

Official trailer

Precisely one month earlier than launch, the official Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer hit the internet. As has been rumored for months, Doc Ock, the Green Goblin, and Electro all make appearances. But there are also glimpses of The Sandman and Lizard, suggesting this multiverse problem has really gotten out of hand.

‘Not fun’

Speaking with Total Film (via Games Radar), star Tom Holland explained that Spider-Man: No Way Home is going in a new tonal direction from the previous two films. “What people will be really surprised about is that it’s not fun, this film,” he said. “It’s dark and it’s sad, and it’s going to be really affecting. You’re going to see characters that you love go through things that you would never wish for them to go through. And I was just really excited to kind of lean into that side of Peter Parker.”

Teaser trailer

We’ve finally got our first look at Spider-Man: No Way Home! In the first official teaser trailer, we find Peter Parker reeling from Mysterio’s final act in Spider-Man: Far From Home, when he outed Parker as the famed webslinger. With his identity public, Peter and his family are living a whole new nightmare. So, he visits his old friend Dr. Strange, hoping that magic can help him regain his anonymity. But instead, he finds himself on a new journey in the multiverse, where he finds at least one (sort of) familiar foe: Alfred Molina’s Doc Ock.

Magic Spidey

New #SpiderManNoWayHome promotional artwork confirms that Spider-Man will probably be utilizing his powers together with magic discovered from #DoctorStrange! pic.twitter.com/15M5aCRbRe

— Physician Unusual 2 Updates (@DrStrangeUpdate) August 8, 2021

Marvel Studios president Kevin Fiege has beforehand confirmed that Spider-Man: No Manner Dwelling would have some connections to 2022’s Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity, however some new promotional artwork makes the bridge even clearer. It positive appears to be like like Peter Parker’s Spidey go well with has gotten some magical upgrades from Physician Unusual himself.

Title trolling

In a little bit of trolling that’s extraordinarily on-brand for the glut of stories and rumors surrounding this movie, its stars took to Instagram on February 23 to share official photographs and “official” titles of the upcoming movie. Besides they every had a unique title. It was as much as writer-director Jon Watts to lastly settle the rating with the official No Manner Dwelling title.

This, we will verify. #SpiderManNoWayHome solely in film theaters this Christmas. pic.twitter.com/kCeI8Vgkdm

— Spider-Man: No Manner Dwelling (@SpiderManMovie) February 24, 2021

The social media stunt nonetheless had its twelve hours of enjoyable. Tom Holland reported the title as Spider-Man: Cellphone Dwelling.

Co-star Jacob Batalon claimed that it’s Spider-Man: Dwelling Wrecker.

Zendaya, in the meantime, insisted the title was Spider-Man: Dwelling Slice.

Most significantly, every star shared new photos from the movie, so you’ll want to scroll by every put up.

Just one Spider-Man

Whereas Zendaya has all however confirmed that Alfred Molina is involved in the upcoming Spider-Man: No Way Home, the rest of the multiverse theories took a hit during a Tom Holland interview with Esquire. Speaking about previous Spideys Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield, Holland said “No, no, they will not be appearing in this film. Unless they have hidden the most massive piece of information from me, which I think is too big of a secret for them to keep from me. But as of yet, no. It’ll be a continuation of the Spider-Man movies that we’ve been making.”

First set footage

The first set footage and photos have hit the internet, with clips of Tom Holland and Zendaya filming a winter scene and a wall dedicated to Mysterio-related propaganda.

New video of Tom Holland and Zendaya filming Marvel Studios’ #SpiderMan3 🚨

(by way of @DailyMailUK) pic.twitter.com/Q14hHO0prh

— Cosmic Marvel (@cosmic_marvel) January 17, 2021

Extra?

We’re pulling this as much as the highest as a result of in what’s someway not stunning but concurrently surprising information, The Illuminerdi reports that both Willem Dafoe and Thomas Hayden Church will reprise their roles as Norman Osborn/The Green Goblin and Flint Mark/The Sandman in Marvel’s upcoming Spider-Man.

That brings the currently reported tally from the Raimi trilogy to Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, Dafoe, and Hayden Church. The Amazing trilogy reportedly stands at Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Jamie Foxx.

It’s important to note, however, that star Tom Holland has denied at least the involvement of Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire.

Production underway

Originally scheduled to begin production in Atlanta in July, the threequel was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. In October 2020, star Tom Holland shared an Instagram Story of himself arriving on set, officially signaling production was underway. He was even nice enough to release a public service announcement from the set:

While there’s plenty of speculation around what Spider-Man: No Way Home will be about, we haven’t gotten a real logline or confirmation of any story details. But in one interview from the set, star Zendaya told Variety her character would be “running from aliens.” To date, the MCU’s Spider-Man movies have been mostly grounded on Earth (with Spidey himself venturing beyond in the Avengers movies). If Mary Jane is running from aliens, this may be the first Spider-Man to expand to the cosmos.

The cast

The casting rumor mill on Spider-Man: No Way Home has been churning nearly constantly. What we definitively know is that Tom Holland will be back as Peter Parker and Zendaya will return as MJ. Likewise, Jacob Batalon has confirmed he’s reprising his role as Peter’s lovable best friend, Ned, and Deadline reports that Tony Revolori will return as Flash Thompson — although Sony has yet to confirm it. It’s also probably safe to assume that Marisa Tomei will be back as Peter’s Aunt May.

As with many MCU films, Spider-Man: No Way Home will feature a superhero team-up. Benedict Cumberbatch will reprise his MCU role as Doctor Strange, who will likely assume the role of Peter’s mentor after the passing of Tony Stark in Avengers: Endgame.

The biggest news, however, is that villains from Sony’s two earlier franchises are joining the MCU. The Hollywood Reporter revealed in October 2020 that Jamie Foxx is reprising his role as Electro from The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Alfred Molina is also back as Doctor Octopus, who he played in 2004’s Spider-Man 2.

These castings, along with widespread, unconfirmed rumors that Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, Kirsten Dunst, and Emma Stone may all be in line to reprise their roles from Sony’s earlier Spider-Man films, have driven speculation that the upcoming movie will deal with the multiverse (or possibly the villainous Sinister Six). (Notably, Holland has denied Garfield and Maguire’s involvement.)

Take the rumors with a grain of salt, however, as Sony’s only comment on those latter castings to date is “those rumored castings are not confirmed.” Marvel President Kevin Feige, however, was less cagey when asked to confirm the casting rumors. “The biggest clue is the title of the second Doctor Strange movie, “he said. “That’s the biggest clue of where the Multiverse of Madness is taking us and how we’re exploring that.” That sounds like the multiverse will definitely be at play in Spider-Man: No Way Home.

That hasn’t stopped the rumors from swirling, as even more recently, Charlie Cox has been rumored to be reprising his role as Daredevil from the Netflix series in the upcoming movie.

BREAKING: #Netflix actor #CharlieCox will reportedly reprise his function as #Daredevil in @MarvelStudios' #SpiderMan3! Particulars: https://t.co/1RkKaaZywZ

— MCU – The Direct (@MCU_Direct) December 9, 2020

The discharge date

The at present untitled undertaking informally often called Spider-Man: No Manner Dwelling is scheduled to be launched in theaters on December 17, 2021. Nonetheless, that date has already been moved a number of instances because of the coronavirus pandemic’s influence on the theater business. The latest date change was from November 5, 2021, after Black Widow was delayed and Avatar 2 was moved again a yr.

A lot depends upon the worldwide state of affairs by the top of 2021. Sony head Tony Vinciquerra is on report saying the third Spider-Man will solely be launched in theaters which can be “open and working at important capability.”

The plot

Neither Marvel nor Sony have launched something official concerning the third Spider-Man film’s plot. However that hasn’t stopped the web from setting itself on fireplace with hypothesis. Tom Holland has, nevertheless, informed the Inquirer that the upcoming film is “completely insane.”

Comic depiction of the Sinister Six.

Based mostly on the casting information that’s been launched, it actually seems to be heading towards madness.

The post-credits scene of Far From Dwelling left Peter in a terrifying place: Outed as Spider-Man by Mysterio and J. Jonah Jameson. Provided that Mysterio is a grasp of phantasm, it’s solely doable that he’s nonetheless alive, leaving open the opportunity of the Sinister Six enjoying a job within the upcoming film. Following the casting of Electro and Doc Ock, that rumor has solely gained traction.

Nonetheless, there’s nothing official, and no one can say exactly how all of those rumors and confirmed castings will finally coalesce.

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