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Spider-Man: No Way Home is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero of the same name. It is the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming & Spider-Man: Far From Home and will also serve as a crossover prequel to Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. The film will release in theaters on December 17, 2021.

Synopsis

For the first time in the cinematic history of Spider-Man, our friendly neighborhood hero's identity is revealed, bringing his Super Hero responsibilities into conflict with his normal life and putting those he cares about most at risk. When he enlists Doctor Strange’s help to restore his secret, the spell tears a hole in their world, releasing the most powerful villains who’ve ever fought a Spider-Man in any universe. Now, Peter will have to overcome his greatest challenge yet, which will not only forever alter his own future but the future of the Multiverse.

Cast

Production

In June 2017, following an interview that was given by Tom Holland, it was announced that Sony Pictures Studios and Marvel Studios were making a trilogy for Spider-Man and that there would two movies informally titled Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3, as opposed to the Homecoming 2 title that Sony had announced in December 2016.[2]

On June 19, 2019, Amy Pascal confirmed that a third movie was in the works, and that titles such as Spider-Man: Home Run or Spider-Man: Homeless were being considered.[3] Pascal also revealed that "So, you never know, he might be a fugitive. He’s going to be in a very different place, and it’s a different story than we’ve ever told before. You have to keep changing these movies, because there’s only so many times it can be to be Spider-Man or to be Peter Parker."[4]

On September 27, 2019, a new deal had surface between Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios into having a new film being scheduled in for a July 16, 2021 release.[1]

On July 23, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the film was pushed back from it's initial July 2021 release to December 17, 2021.

On October 1, 2020, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Jamie Foxx was set to reprise his role as Max Dillon / Electro in the film, Foxx confirmed this casting a day later, but revealed that "he wouldn't be blue this time".

On October 8, 2020, it was reported by Variety that Benedict Cumberbatch would be returning in the role of Doctor Strange.

On October 16, 2020, Production officially began in Atlanta.

Sometime in October 2020, numerous rumors spread that Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield would return as their respective Spider-Men, along with additional rumors stating that Willem Dafoe, Thomas Haden Church, Rhys Ifans, Paul Giamatti and Kirsten Dunst would return in their respective roles as well, though none of the rumors were confirmed or reported by official outlets.

On December 3, 2020, Murphy's Multiverse reported that Marvel Netflix actor Charlie Cox would be joining the film as Daredevil.[5]

On December 8, 2020, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Alfred Molina would return as Otto Octavius / Doctor Octopus in Tom Holland's 3rd Spider-Man installment. Two days later at the Disney Investors event, Kevin Feige revealed that the film would tie directly into the events of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

On February 23, 2021, Tom Holland, Jacob Batalon, and Zendaya, went over to social media, and showed three early preview pictures of the film and also posted three separate and different fake titles for the Spider-Man threequel. Tom's being Spider-Man: Phone Home, Jacob's being Spider-Man: Home-Wrecker, and finally Zendaya's being Spider-Man: Homeslice. The next day, Sony officially confirmed the film's title to be Spider-Man: No Way Home.

On March 26, 2021, Spider-Man: No Way Home officially wrapped up production.

On April 16, 2021, it was reported that Jon Favreau who previously played Happy Hogan in the previous two Spider-Man installments would be reprising his role once more for Spider-Man: No Way Home. Additionally that same day, Alfred Molina revealed that he would once again be reprising the role of Doc Ock in the film, and that it would be the same version of the character he first portrayed in Spider-Man 2. He also revealed that he was digitally de-aged for the role to match his character's look in 2004.

On August 23, 2021, the official teaser trailer for the film was released by Sony Pictures, which confirmed a number of rumors such as Willem Dafoe, Rhys Ifans, Thomas Haden Church, Paul Giamatti, and Benedict Wong all reprising their roles as Green Goblin, The Lizard, Sandman, Rhino, and Wong respectively.

On November 29, 2021, Sony producer Amy Pascal revealed that another set of films starring Tom Holland would be developed after Spider-Man: No Way Home.[6]


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