Spider-Man: Homecoming 2: Jon Watts Will Direct

Kelly Massey
June 28, 2017

Though Spider-Man made a major impact in a short time during that film's climactic airport battle, we've yet to see the character get the spotlight he deserves in the MCU. Star Tom Holland recently opened up about the villains he wants to face in the Homecoming sequel.

But did the MCU set up "Spider-Man: Homecoming" long before we initially thought? Homecoming sees the webbed wonder return to screens following his initial Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in Captain America: Civil War a year ago.

Last week, Sony Pictures released the official Spider-Man: Homecoming cast list, revealing the return of Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts, that Jennifer Connelly had joined the cast as Peter Parker's new Stark Industry Spidey suit's A.I., and that Donald Glover's character had a link to another Marvel Comics superhero. "I can confirm that is Peter Parker", Holland stated boldly, before clarifying, "I can confirm that, as of today".

Some interesting news hit the web this week regarding a much earlier appearance by Peter Parker in the MCU though - all of the way back in 2011 with Iron Man 2. I literally had a conversation with Kevin Feige only 20 minutes ago.

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Zendaya also makes an appearance in the teenager superfilm of the summer as a friend of Peter Parker called Michelle, along with sidekick Ned, the two bring a normality of teenage friendship to the screen.

"I think it might feel bigger a little bit because of Homecoming and because of what people know from it, but it's about on par with [Civil War]", Feige said.

"Once this all calms down for a second and then I'm gonna see what my perspective is but right now I feel like I'm still swinging through the air", Watts says about Spider-Man's future. "And then, what we do is we go in and then just sort of clean it up".

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