Spider-Man Homecoming Sequel Director

Spider-Man: Homecoming is a certified hit all around. Not only is it sitting high with a 92% on Rotten Tomatoes, but the movie has already pulled in over $472 million worldwide after being in theaters for just under two weeks. The success of the movie can definitely be attributed to the reboot of the webslinger being part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but one of the main reasons the movie turned out so well is because of director Jon Watts, and both Sony and Marvel have decided to keep him around.
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Spider-Man Homecoming Final Scene

Though the marketing campaign for Spider-Man: Homecoming seemed like it had spoiled a lot of the movie, there were still a handful of surprises in Spidey’s first solo outing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that remained unrevealed until we were sitting in the theater. One of those moments came in the final scene before the credits started rolling, but since there are plenty of people who didn’t contribute to the film’s estimated $117 million opening weekend, we won’t talk about any details in that scene until after a spoiler warning presented in bold font so you can’t possibly miss it.

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Spider-Man Homecoming Credits Scene

Spider-Man: Homecoming hits theaters this weekend, and like every other Marvel Studios movie, there are some bonus scenes both during and after the credits. It’s not quite as involved as the five credits scenes from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but there’s one after the animated closing credits sequence and one after the all the credits have scrolled by. The latter is merely a gag scene that we won’t give away here because it’s much better to just wait and experience yourself, but we’ll say it’s easily one of the funniest post-credits scenes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ranking up there with dancing Baby Groot.

However, it’s the mid-credits scene in Spider-Man: Homecoming that we want to talk about, because it might be perplexing to audiences for a number of reasons. So join us below as we talk about the Spider-Man Homecoming credits scene, but do not read any further if you want to avoid spoilers for the movie, because they’re all over the place. Read More »

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A couple weeks back, I was lucky to jump on the phone with Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige and Sony studio head turned producer Amy Pascal to talk about their new film Spider-Man: Homecoming. I ask the duo about the lessons they learned from the last Amazing Spider-Man franchise failure, the influence of Back to the Future, was the Trump campaign an influence on the film’s villain, why they watched an Akira Kurosawa movie in prep for the film, and we discuss what the end credits scene means. All this and more. Read the full Spider-Man: Homecoming Interview, after the jump.

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spider man homecoming sequel

Spider-Man: Homecoming has enough buzz and critical praise — as well as estimates of a $100 million opening weekend at the box office — to all but greenlight and usher in the next few Spider-Man movies with star Tom Holland. But while fans are clamoring for more, director Jon Watts still won’t confirm if he’ll return to helm the sequel.

It’s lucky then that we have Holland and his notoriously loose lips to give us hope that Watts will be back to direct the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel. Marvel should really keep a tight leash on this kid.

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For some fans, it goes without saying that Spider-Man: Homecoming isn’t just a title that describes what’s happening in the high school life of the superhero’s young alter ego Peter Parker (Tom Holland). It’s also evocative of the fact that the webslinger is finally back home where he belongs, in the same cinematic universe as his other Marvel Comics comrades, the Avengers.

Spider-Man: Homecoming gives us the spectacular version of the webslinger that fans have been waiting to see. It stands out from the rest of the adaptations, including the more favored original iteration directed by Sam Raimi and portrayed by Tobey Maguire, simply because it introduces a dynamic that has been lacking from the Spider-Man franchises thus far. Not only does it combine the trials and tribulations of high school life with the dangers of being a secret superhero, but it also gives Spider-Man a much larger world to play in, one that may be more intimidating than the wallcrawler himself even realizes.

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Marvel Stars Before They Were Famous

By the time we’re done with The Avengers 4 in 2019, there will have been 22 films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Not only does Marvel Studios have a massive roster of movies, but they have an insanely huge cast that they have to bring together when it’s time for The Avengers to assemble and save the world from an impending threat.

Most of the superheroes in the MCU are quite recognizable names who had long careers before joining comic book movies like Robert Downey Jr. and Samuel L. Jackson, but others didn’t become household names until they starred in the Marvel movies in question. No matter how famous they are now thanks to the MCU, there was a time before these actors and actress were famous, and a new video highlights just what they were doing before you even knew who they were. Read More »

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Of all the guardians of the galaxy and Earth’s mightiest heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it will be teen wunderkind Peter Parker who will be guiding us through the climactic Avengers: Infinity War and untitled Avengers 4 before bringing us into the mysterious fourth phase of the MCU.

The next four Marvel films will telegraph Peter’s journey as Spider-Man, after the character was first initiated into the cinematic universe in Captain America: Civil War. Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige spilled the details on the five-movie storyline for Spider-Man, and how he will play a role in the larger MCU.

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Spider-Man Homecoming Opening Scene

This week brings Spider-Man: Homecoming to theaters, giving the new iteration of the Peter Parker (Tom Holland) his first solo outing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He’s not entirely alone though, since Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) is serving as his mentor, by way of having his former bodyguard and head of security Happy Hogan (Jon Favreau) keep tabs on the teenage superhero.

Tony Stark recruited Peter Parker to help in his fight against Captain America as The Avengers found themselves on two different sides of a massive disagreement regarding their place in the world. Now we get to see what happened in between Tony Stark’s visit to Queens in New York and the big airport brawl in Berlin, Germany, as well as a couple moments during and after the fight, thanks to Peter Parker’s secret, personal video blogs that help open up Spider-Man: Homecoming.

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Spider-Man Homecoming Featurette

We’re less than a week out from seeing Spider-Man return to theaters in a big way for his first solo outing since being brought back into the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Captain America: Civil War. The good news is that Spider-Man: Homecoming is an exciting revival of the webslinger’s franchise that takes full advantage of his new place in a larger world. The even better news is that it brings a villain to the table that is easily one of Marvel’s best yet.

Michael Keaton plays Adrian Toomes, aka The Vulture. Screwed out of a contracting deal by Tony Stark, Toomes turns to a life of crime, selling weaponized Chitauri technology to small-time criminals in order to effectively provide for his family. Of course, Spider-Man can’t stand for this, but not even the webslinger’s do-good principles will keep a man from keeping his family afloat.

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