Tom Holland Reacts to News About Spider-Man Returning to the MCU. There was much joy to be shared as news broke on Friday, September 27th that Disney and Sony had agreed to complete a Spider-Man trilogy together in the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe).
According to both studios, the main cast from the first two films are expected to return for the third Spider-Man movie, including: Tom Holland (Peter Parker/Spider-Man), Zendaya (MJ), Marissa Tomei (Aunt May), Jacob Battalon (Ned), and Jon Favreau (Happy Hogan), with Amy Pascal and Kevin Feige set as Producers and director Jon Watts returning for this collaboration.
“Peter Parker’s story took a dramatic turn in Far From Home and I could not be happier we will all be working together as we see where his journey goes,” said Producer, Amy Pascal. “This has been a winning partnership for the studios, the franchise and the fans and I’m overjoyed it will continue.”
No one was more excited to hear the news other than Tom Holland (Peter Parker/Spider-Man) himself who shared this NSFW but hilarious response to said news via his verified Instagram account (@tomholland2013):
“I am thrilled that Spidey’s journey in the MCU will continue, and I and all of us at Marvel Studios are very excited that we get to keep working on it,” said Marvel Studios President, Kevin Feige. “Spider-Man is a powerful icon and hero whose story crosses all ages and audiences around the globe. He also happens to be the only hero with the superpower to cross cinematic universes, so as Sony continues to develop their own Spidey-verse you never know what surprises the future might hold.”
According to Comicbook.com, the third Spider-Man film is set for a theatrical release on July 16, 2021. Be sure to check back here at Chip and Company for all things Marvel!