Official: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ July 7, 2017

Sony confirmed what we speculated about in the last podcast — the official title of the next Spider-Man film is Spider-Man: Homecoming. Studio representatives announced it at CinemaCon in Las Vegas earlier this evening.

Jon Watts (Cop Car, Clown) will direct Tom Holland as Peter Parker/Spider-Man and Marisa Tomei as Aunt May. No other cast members have been announced. In the meantime, of course, you can catch Holland’s debut as Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War on May 6, which is in the mainstream Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Rumor has it, thankfully, that Homecoming will not revisit the character’s origin, as we’ve seen it enough.

Spider-Man Homecoming

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