Spider Man: No Way Home, Where to Watch, Cast, release and More
Spider-Man: No Way Home — the 27th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) featuring Tom Holland as Peter Parker/Spider-Man — is due to be released in Indian and international theaters this week on the 17th of December 2021.
No Way Home, the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming as well as Spider-Man: Far from Home, shows Parker seeking assistance from Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) in order to conceal his identity as Spider-Man once again after Mysterio exposed it in Spider-Man: Far from Home. However, Strange's spell goes astray, causing the multiverse to collapse, allowing supervillains from alternative realities to infiltrate Parker's realm.
Additionally, rumors have circulated that Tobey Maguire as well as Andrew Garfield — who've already previously portrayed Peter Parker — may reappear in Spider-Man: No Way Home. Although almost everyone associated with the film has publicly dismissed the prospect, fans continue to anticipate Maguire and Garfield reprising their roles as the web-slinger.
If you’re gearing up to watch the latest release in the MCU this weekend, we’ve covered everything to know about Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Story of Spider-man No Way Home
Spider-Man: No Way Home focuses on the American superhero Spider-Man, who is centered on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Columbia Pictures and also Marvel Studios are co-producing the picture, which will be distributed by Sony Pictures.
Jon Watts directed the movie, scripted by Chris McKenna with Erik Sommers, which was filmed in New Zealand. In the film, Parker requests assistance from Dr. Stephen Strange (Cumberbatch) in concealing his identity as Spider-Man after its public disclosure at the conclusion of Far From Home, which results in the universe collapsing.
Filming started in New York City in October 2020 and moved to Atlanta later that month. During production, Foxx and Molina were confirmed to be reprising their roles from previous Spider-Man films, with more prior actors and the film's multiverse idea disclosed afterward.
The title was unveiled in February 2021, before the conclusion of the shooting in late March. The Spider-Man: No Way Home release date globally is on December 17, 2021, as part of the MCU's Phase Four. A fourth Spider-Man film is currently under production.
Spider-Man: No Way Home has an IMDb RATING of 9.2/10
An Introduction To The Multiverse
While the Spider-Man films have always been on the verge of shattering the universe, there is a wider story that MCU Phase 4 will explore, beginning with WandaVision, starring Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch, and Loki, featuring Tom Hiddleston as the God of Mischief. These two programs serve as an introduction to the multiverse; the former presents different histories, while the latter details how the multiverse functions and the dangers of time travel.
This is all crucial knowledge as Peter Parker navigates a convoluted chronology in No Way Home. To tie the fractured dots together, the episodes and film serve as precursors to the next multiverse film, Doctor Strange In the Multiverse of Madness, which will star the title character and Scarlet Witch. As such, consider this to be the top of a very large iceberg.
Doc Ock, The Green Goblin, and Electro Are Back
The most compelling aspect of the next Spider-Man film is its venture into parallel realities. This also entails a resurrection of popular film arcs, at least for the antagonists. Alfred Molina's Dr. Otto Octavius, Willem Dafoe's Green Goblin, and Jamie Foxx's Electro are among the confirmed No Way Home antagonists.
Each one of these characters perished in their respective films, but they're back in the current installment, represented by the same actors. Sandman and Lizard have been added to the mix.
In anticipation of a scary six feature, fans have hypothesized that the film would contain a sixth surprise villain. However, who is this sixth antagonist? We'll have to wait and see, but the leading possibilities are Mysterio, Vulture, Morbius, and Venom, all of whom have been in previous films.
Tom Holland's Spider-Man has yet to face up against certain legendary comic book villains, so it will be intriguing to see him take on them from other timeframes. It's also worth noting that he's never slain a villain before. Let's see how he adheres to his no-murder philosophy in the forthcoming picture, which has such high stakes.
Where to Watch Spider-Man: No Way Home
With Spider-Man: No Way Home release date in India is right around the corner, tickets have already been live in India from Sunday, December 12.
Pre-booking is available on the official platforms of PVR, INOX, Cinépolis, as well as SPI Cinemas, as well as through third-party platforms such as BookMyShow and Paytm. Carnival Cinemas has not yet begun accepting online ticket reservations for Spider-Man: No Way Home.
The next Spider-Man film will be distributed in 2D, IMAX 2Dl, 3D, IMAX 3D, 3D screen X, and 4D X formats.
Spider-Man: No Way Home Cast
Tom Holland reprises his role as Peter Parker, a teenage Avenger who has spider-like powers after being attacked by a radioactive spider. Zendaya reprises her role as Michelle Jones (MJ), Parker's school friend and lover, while Jacob Batalon portrays Parker's closest buddy, Ned Leeds. Doctor Strange stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Stephen Strange, a neurologist who transforms into a Master of the Mystic Arts after a career-ending automobile accident.
Jon Favreau also reprises his role as Harold "Happy" Hogan, Stark Industries' chief of security and former employee and protector of Tony Stark, while Marisa Tomei reprises her role as Parker's aunt, May Parker.
Jamie Foxx plays Max Dillon/Electro, an electrical worker from an alternative universe who acquires electric abilities after an accident. Foxx returns to the character he originated in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. (2014).
Willem Dafoe portrays Norman Osborn/Green Goblin, an alternative reality scientist and CEO of Oscorp who experiments on himself with an unstable strength booster and creates another identity. Dafoe returns to the part he originated in filmmaker Sam Raimi's Spider-Man series.
Alfred Molina reprises his role as Otto Octavius/Doctor Octopus, a professor from an alternative universe whose body is merged with four artificially sentient mechanical tentacles after an accident.
Molina reprises his role from Spider-Man 2 (2004). Digital de-aging was utilized to restore his physical appearance to that of his earlier Spider-Man film, which he starred in 17 years ago. CGI was also used to build the robotic tentacles for Molina's role, rather than puppetry as in the 2004 version.
Wong, a Master of the Mystic Arts and also Strange's mentor and buddy, is played by VBenedict Wong. In the film, J.B. Smoove portrays Julius Dell, Parker's school teacher.
Flint Marko/Sandman, a small-time thief from an alternate reality who gained sand-like abilities as a result of an accident in Raimi's Spider-Man 3 (2007), as well as Curt Connors/Lizard, a researcher from an alternative universe who repeatedly tried to design and construct a regeneration serum to help grow back limbs and human tissue, transforming into a large reptilian monster in director Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), also return There is no word yet on whether Thomas Haden Church or Rhys Ifans will reprise their roles as them.
Tony Revolori reprises his role as Parker's classmate and rival Eugene "Flash" Thompson, Angourie Rice reprises her role as Parker's fellow student Betty Brant, Jorge Lendeborg Jr. reprises his role as Parker's fellow student Jason Ionello, Hannibal Buress reprises his role as Coach Wilson, the gym teacher at Midtown School of Science and Technology, and also J. K. Simmons reprises his role as the host of TheDailyBugle.net.
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