Look out — right here comes the Spider-Man! (For actual this time.)
On Monday, Marvel and Sony Pictures released a breakneck first trailer for the much-anticipated sequel movie “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” starring Tom Holland because the teenage superhero. But Spidey almost acquired scooped on Sunday when a janky portion of the teaser was leaked on-line forward of the deliberate reveal at Las Vegas’ CinemaCon 2021.
The official 3-minute trailer dives into Peter Parker’s newly tough life after his nemesis, faux-superhero Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal), blurted out Spidey’s true id in a video blasted on jumbotrons outdoors of Madison Square Garden on the finish of 2019’s “Spider-Man: Far From Home.”
In the brand new flick, Peter reaches out to magical Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) in hopes he can cast a spell to erase the world’s information of who Spider-Man truly is. But Peter is cautioned by Strange: “The multiverse is a concept about which we know frighteningly little,” which units Peter up for a meeting with Dr. Otto Octavius, a okay a tentacled Doctor Octopus, a personality originally played — and now reprised — by Alfred Molina in 2004’s “Spider-Man 2,” which starred Tobey Maguire because the titular superhero.
One factor lacking from the trailer: Confirmation of rumors in regards to the return of previous variations of Spider-Man performed by Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield in different areas of the multiverse.
The illicitly leaked footage, in the meantime, apparently despatched Sony scrambling to yank copies of the clip from Twitter and different platforms, according to The Hollywood Reporter, with shared video and nonetheless photographs changed by a copyright declaration studying, “The media has been disabled in response to a report from the copyright owner.”
The leak additionally spun an online of memes as individuals joked about the destructive ways in which Marvel President Kevin Feige may have reacted to the breach. Others joked that new mom and “Black Widow” star Scarlett Johansson — at the moment in a bombshell tug-of-war lawsuit in opposition to Disney — was responsible for the leak.
The movie’s official Twitter account had been teasing followers for months a couple of doable pending trailer. On June 5, it posted the caption “Spider-Man twitter every day so far” over a picture of a automotive careening off a freeway exit ramp, with the exit indicators studying “Don’t guess and just wait for the trailer” and “OMG ITs COMING TODAY AT 9AM EST.” The account then retweeted that publish on June 9 with the caption “pls keep left.”
On May 15, the playful manufacturing tweeted an image of a tractor-trailer emblazoned with the movie’s emblem, with the caption. “Finally we got the Spider-Man no way home trailer been waiting so long to see this.”
Even with out these teases, there are quite a lot of causes for followers’ spider-senses to be tingling. The Marvel flick, directed by Jon Watts, contains Molina’s shock casting in a component that he was good-humored about returning to after so a few years.
“It was wonderful,” he told Variety in April. “It was very interesting going back after 17 years to play the same role, given that in the intervening years, I now have two chins, a wattle, crow’s feet and a slightly dodgy lower back.”
In addition, Jamie Foxx is reprising his function as Electro, the charged-up villain who fought Andrew Garfield’s model of Spidey in 2014’s “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.”
The film additionally stars Marisa Tomei as Aunt May Parker and J.Okay. Simmons as Daily Bugle newshound J. Jonah Jameson.
This third installment within the Holland-starring franchise — which had confronted delays because of the coronavirus pandemic — continues the custom of specializing in the recurring “home” theme began with 2017’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming.” Back in February, Holland and his co-stars — Jacob Batalon (who portrays Peter Parker’s BFF Ned Leeds) and Holland’s girlfriend Zendaya (MJ) — took half in a cheeky tease with different recommended titles for the follow-up movie, together with “Spider-Man: Home-Wrecker,” “Spider-Man: Home Slice” and “Spider-Man: Phone Home.”
Holland’s web-slinger additionally flew into the “Avengers” movies “Infinity War” (2018) and “Endgame” (2019).
“Spider-Man: No Way Home” can be launched on Dec. 17, 2021.