Spider-Man: Far From Home has to answer some huge questions posed by Avengers: Endgame, tell its own Spider-Man story, and advance the relationship between Peter Parker and MJ. Those aspects are all expected elements of a post-Endgame Spider-Man film, but this superhero sequel also has plenty of surprises in store. We caught up with director Jon Watts for an in-depth, spoiler-heavy discussion about all of the film’s biggest and most shocking revelations, including the fantastic mid-credits cameo, that mind-bending post-credits scene, and much more. Read More »
Spider-Man: Far From Home just hit theaters last week, but franchise director Jon Watts has already been thinking about the next film in the webslinger’s story. There’s quite the long list of villains that Spider-Man has contended with in Marvel Comics, but if the filmmaker has his choice, there’s one baddie that could be a lot of fun.
However, in order to dive into his answer, we must head into spoiler territory for those who haven’t seen Spider-Man: Far From Home. Read More »
Set visit interviews are always dependent on what’s happening that day, so when I was on the set of Spider-Man: Far From Home last August, it wasn’t too surprising to learn we wouldn’t have time to speak with director Jon Watts in person. He was deep into production at that point, trying to nail down a dialogue scene between several actors and allowing them to riff and try alternate lines in take after take to find the perfect tonal mixture for the scene.
But Watts made time to jump on the phone with me and one other journalist a few months later for a conversation about putting Spider-Man and Nick Fury in a room together, avoiding “second movie bloat,” and much more. Read More »
Tom Holland sprints around a Venice street corner, skids to a stop, and turns to shield himself as a blast of water slams into a nearby bridge, blowing it into pieces which whiz past him. Peter Parker is facing off against a villain made of water, and our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man isn’t exactly in familiar territory – the streets of Italy are a far cry from Queens, New York.
It’s August 2018, and I’m on the set of Sony and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man: Far From Home. The production will be heading to the real Venice shortly, but in the meantime, they’ve rebuilt a massive section of the city above a water tank on the Warner Bros. lot just outside of London where they can safely control stunts like this one, in which the famous Rialto Bridge explodes. Keep reading to discover everything I learned on the set of the new sequel, including the level of involvement for characters like Nick Fury and Maria Hill, the surprising truth about Jake Gyllenhaal’s Mysterio, details about Spidey’s new costume, and much more. Read More »
Avengers: Endgame was a significant marker of the end of an era, but it’s looking like it will have even more profound repercussions than we could have anticipated. The first wave of which we’ll see in the upcoming Spider-Man: Far From Home, which directly deals with the fallout of the climactic Avengers film, both on a micro and macro level. That’s right, we’re talking multiverse here, folks.
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When the world last saw Tom Holland‘s Spider-Man, he was dusted away in Avengers: Infinity War and left plenty of dusty eyes in theaters around the globe thanks to his emotional exit. Disney is being coy about whether or not he appears in Avengers: Endgame, but we’re only two months away from the release of Sony’s Spider-Man: Far From Home, the sequel to 2017’s Spider-Man: Homecoming. Now a new photo has surfaced of Spidey shaking hands with Jake Gyllenhaal‘s Mysterio, who seems to be an ally this time around. But can he be trusted?
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Spider-Man may be getting a costume change in Spider-Man: Far From Home. While new duds are expected with every Marvel film (got to sell more of those toys), this new Spider-Suit may be familiar to fans who are eager to get a hint at what the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel will be about.
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Better reinforce some hallways: the cinematographer behind Marvel Netflix shows like Daredevil and The Defenders has just landed the same gig for the Spider-Man Homecoming sequel. Matthew Lloyd will handle director of photography duties for the still-untitled Homecoming follow-up.
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Now that Spider-Man: Homecoming is out on home video (and Screen Junkies has taken care of their workplace sexual harassment scandal), we can take the time to enjoy some fun being poked at your friendly neighborhood wallcrawler.
The Spider-Man: Homecoming Honest Trailer has no problem reminding us that this is the second time the comic franchise has been rebooted this decade, not to mention honing in on the fact that this new millennial Spider-Man doesn’t ever really seem to suffer any consequences for his mistakes and ill-advised actions. Watch below! Read More »
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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