Spider-Man: Homecoming: Everything We Know So Far

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’: Everything We Know So Far
‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’: Everything We Know So Far

Now that Marvel and Sony have joined forces to make the following SpiderMan reboot, followers are eagerly awaiting to see what path the film will go in and whether or not it would show to be extra profitable than its predecessors. The newly solid hero made his debut on this yr’s Captain America: Civil Battle and can embark on his personal adventures in a solo movie subsequent yr. Right here’s every part we all know in regards to the upcoming film to date.

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Sony hasn’t publicly introduced an official title for its upcoming Spider-Man film, however the studio might have by accident let the cat out of the bag. Because the BBC has simply dropped at gentle, Sony Photos lately registered the URL,, resulting in rumors that that’s the ultimate title for the brand new film.

As comedian followers know, Homecoming is the title of the 1984 Marvel comedian, Superb Spider-Man, which featured appearances by each Iron Man and Captain America. Whether or not the film will function this title and take inspiration from this concern stays to be seen.

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’: Everything We Know So Far

[Update 4/13/16:] Sony has confirmed that the upcoming reboot might be titled Spider-Man: Homecoming. Based on the corporate’s movement image chairman, Tom Rothman, the corporate went with the title title Homecoming as a result of it “has a highschool ring to it” and in addition as a result of, as Holland stated,”Peter (Parker) is looking for his method residence.”

2. The cast (so far)

Final yr, it was introduced that Tom Holland (Wolf Hall, Within the Coronary heart of the Sea) had nabbed the extremely coveted lead function of Peter Parker within the newest Spider-Man reboot. The information got here after a prolonged casting course of, throughout which the 19-year-old British actor reportedly display screen examined with among the different Avengers actors and ultimately received the half over the likes of Nat Wolff, Asa Butterfield, Liam James, and different well-liked younger actors.

In June, Selection reported that Marisa Tomei has been solid as the enduring character of Aunt Might, though Sony and Marvel have but to touch upon the reported casting.

In March, Zendaya additionally joined the solid of the upcoming film. Whereas particulars of her function are being stored below wraps, her character within the Spider-Man reboot is presently listed on IMDb as “Michelle,” which some have speculated might be a reference to legal protection lawyer and Peter Parker roommate, Michelle Gonzales. Then once more, early rumors recommend she performs a “key function” within the movie, so it’s additionally potential her character is a consolidation of a number of characters. “I can’t say anything apart from I’m going to be in it. It’s very thrilling,” Zendaya stated throughout an look on The Ellen DeGeneres Present. [Update 8/19/16:] Based on a brand new report from The Wrap, Zendaya is definitely taking part in Mary Jane Watson, the love curiosity of Holland’s Peter Parker. The positioning means that Zendaya’s character received’t explicitly state her actual title by a lot of the movie. As a substitute, she’ll drop some delicate clues right here and there earlier than finally revealing that her title is M.J.

Robert Downey Jr. will reportedly make an look as Iron Man. In the meantime, after preliminary talks stalled out, Michael Keaton has reportedly closed a deal to affix the solid within the upcoming reboot. Per The Hollywood Reporter, the actor is about to play iconic Spider-Man villain The Vulture.

[Update 6/6/16:] Per Deadline, Michael Barbieri is in negotiations to affix the solid of Spider-Man: Homecoming, though particulars on his potential function have been revealed.

[Update 6/10/16:] Kenneth Choi, who lately performed Choose Lance Ito in FX’s The Individuals vs. O.J. Simpson, has simply been solid in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Although Sony and Marvel haven’t revealed any specifics about his function, Deadline reviews that he might be taking part in Peter Parker’s highschool principal. This might be Choi’s second function within the Marvel universe, as he beforehand appeared in Captain America: The First Avenger in 2011.

[Update 6/14/16:] THR reviews that Donald Glover is in talks to affix the solid, though particulars of his character are being stored secret.

[Update 6/17/16:] Per Deadline, Silicon Valley star Martin Starr is becoming a member of the solid of Spider-Man: Homecoming,

[Update 6/21/16:] Comedian Hannibal Buress has joined Spider-Man: Homecoming in an undisclosed function. [Update 9/1/16]: Buress has confirmed he’ll be taking part in a fitness center instructor who’s unaware of Peter Parker’s actual identification.

[Update 6/22/16:] Abraham Attah, the 15-year outdated Ghana-born actor who shocked in his function movie debut in Beasts of No Nation, has additionally joined the Spider-Man solid, in a still-unidentified function.

[Update 6/23/16:] Higher Name Saul actor Michael Mando has joined the solid of the upcoming reboot.

[Update 7/7/16:] Per The Hollywood Reporter, The Good Guys actress Angourie Rice has been solid in Spider-Man: Homecoming, though character particulars are being stored below wraps.

[Update 8/3/16:] Based on sources cited by, Iron Man will not be the one Avenger making an look in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Scarlett Johansson was reportedly noticed within the Atlanta space the place the movie is being shot, which naturally raises the chance that Black Widow may present up within the Spider-Man solo film.

[Update 8/3/16:] Per SpiderManNews, it appears like UFC fighter Tyron Woodley may even have a task in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Throughout an interview on The MMA Hour, Woodley stated that ““I don’t know if I may even say this, however I’m engaged on a Marvel film on Thursday in Atlanta.” As famous by SpiderManNews, the one Marvel film being shot in Atlanta is Spider-Man: Homecoming.

[Update 8/11/16:] Per Deadline, Michael Chernus has joined the solid as Phineas Mason the Tinkerer within the movie. Based on Heroic Hollywood, Spider-Man: Homecoming‘s model of Phineas Mason is a former Stark Industries worker who was fired by Tony Stark a number of years in the past. Upset together with his dismissal, Phineas is now offering expertise to the film’s two different tremendous villains, The Vulture and The Shocker, with the intention to show to Tony that he made a mistake firing him.

[Update 9/2/16]: Based on Selection, Jon Favreau will reprise his function of Joyful, Stark’s private driver in Homecoming.

[Update 9/7/16]: Leaked set photos have revealed a 3rd villain might be within the upcoming movie — the Shocker, a.okay.a. Herman Schultz. Bokeem Woodbine has been tipped to play the half.

[Update 11/16/16]: In an interview with KHON2 Information, Jacob Batalon confirmed that he’ll taking part in Peter Parker’s finest good friend Ned Leeds.

3. It won’t be one other origin story

By this level, audiences have seen the massive display screen retelling of the spider chew and the demise of Uncle Ben twice. Fortunately, we received’t be seeing it a 3rd time round. Writers John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein have confirmed that the forthcoming reboot won’t be one other origin story.

As Goldstein instructed Grantland’s Andy Greenwall in August, “I feel that everyone appears like, you understand he bought bit by a spider and you understand Uncle Ben died. We in all probability don’t must revisit that.”

[Update 7/25/16]: The primary official idea artwork from the film was unveiled at San Diego Comedian-Con 2016 (see under).

4. The Vulture might be a “dark Tony Stark”

Michael Keaton as The Vulture

We all know Keaton might be taking part in the principle antagonist of the story, The Vulture. However he received’t be your peculiar rich villain. Based on USA Right this moment, Keaton’s Vulture might be extra of an “everyman”-type villain. “My complete strategy for this film is that we’ve seen the penthouse stage of the (Marvel) universe,” director Jon Watts instructed the publication. “We’ve seen what it’s wish to be a billionaire inventor and to be a Norse god. We’ve seen the very prime of this world. However we’ve by no means seen what it’s wish to be only a common joe.”

Per USA Right this moment, Keaton will play Adrian Toomes, a blue-collar man who runs a New York salvaging firm that cleans up the messes left within the wake of assorted superhero battles. However enterprise is taken out of his fingers after a brand new authorities group, based by A-list businessman Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), steps in to take over the job. As co-producer Eric Hauserman Carroll described, Toomes is left angered and “type of turns into the darkish Tony Stark,” teaming with a crew of villains — together with the Shocker (Bokeem Woodbine) and the Tinkerer (Michael Chernus) — to steal superior tech and put collectively superb weaponry to promote to different criminals.

5. Will probably be impressed by John Hughes

5. It will be inspired by John Hughes

Final summer season, Marvel head Kevin Feige revealed that the following iteration of Spider-Man will boast a Hughes-like tone. Hughes directed ’80s teenage-themed classics like Ferris Bueller and The Breakfast Membership, that are recognized for being each emotionally heartfelt and crammed with comedic moments. “Not that we are able to make a John Hughes film – solely John Hughes may – however we’re impressed by him, and merging that with the superhero style in a method we haven’t carried out earlier than excites us,” Feige stated.

The Spider-Man reboot will look to imitate that very same really feel by placing extra emphasis on Peter’s highschool expertise, and never simply his superhero one. “We need to discover that. Simply since you get superpowers doesn’t make you into a complicated, profitable grownup,” Goldstein stated on the Grantland podcast. “He’s nonetheless a child and he’s clumsy and he’s a geek and he’s a little bit of an outcast and in some ways the superpowers amplify that and exacerbate his attempting to slot in.”

This new, excessive school-oriented focus is what made discovering a youthful star like Holland so necessary. “It’ll be a enjoyable departure from the Peter Parker that you just’ve seen the place now, he’s actually a child,” Daley defined, additionally including that the brand new Peter might be round 15 or 16 years outdated. “I feel the stakes are elevated in that his wrestle by highschool could be very actual and isn’t only a type of aspect notice. It issues now.”

[Update 7/25/16:] The primary have a look at the film was unveiled at Comedian Con. Set to Joan Jett’s “Dangerous Fame,” the footage centered on Peter Parker as a highschool pupil juggling his hero duties: secretly making internet fluid science class, listening as women in fitness center class share crushes on the Avengers, and leaving class to avoid wasting the day.

6. The creative team

Jon Watts

Jon Watts (Cop Automobile) will direct the brand new Spider-Man, primarily based on the screenplay by Goldstein and Daley (the duo behind Horrible Bosses and Trip). In the meantime, Feige and Amy Pascal will function producers for the movie.

Replace 11/7/16: Michael Giacchino, who has written scores for Star Trek Past, Physician Unusual, and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, will function composer on the upcoming film, as he simply confirmed by way of Twitter.

7. What else we’ve seen so far

Followers bought their first extremely transient glimpse of the brand new model of Spider-Man this yr’s Captain America: Civil Battle. Previous to the movie’s launch, Holland’s model of Spider-Man was teased within the trailer, above. Because the clip reveals, the hero dons a brighter costumer this time round, maybe to match the general lighter and brighter tone of the brand new film.

[Update 7/12/16]: A video of scene shot in Atlanta, courtesy of reporter Mike Petchenik, is seen under.
#Spiderman noticed in downtown #ATL.

— MikePetchenikWSB (@MPetchenikWSB) July 11, 2016

[Update 7/25/16:] At Comedian Con, the film launched this primary idea artwork that includes Spider-Man and his nemesis, the Vulture:
Spider-Man surprises #SDCC! Right here’s the primary look of the Idea Artwork that includes the Vulture in #SpiderManHomecoming

— Spider-Man (@SpiderManMovie) July 24, 2016

[Update 8/8/16:] Right here’s a picture of Spider-Man’s internet shooters, courtesy of Atlanta Filming (see under).
#Cosplay query.

— Atlanta Filming (@AtlantaFilming) August eight, 2016

Spider-Man: Homecoming is scheduled to hit theaters on July 7, 2017.
The primary official poster has simply been launched, capturing Holland’s Peter Parker listening to headphones whereas the New York Metropolis skyline (together with the Avengers constructing) looms within the background:

Spider-Man: Homecoming