For a while, fans seemed to be getting sick of Spider-Man. This is, after all, a character whose origins we saw twice on the big screen in around a ten-year timespan. Coming into yet another Spider-Man film — Spider-Man: Homecoming — the studio really needed to highlight the differences between those other two Spider-Man interpretations, and this one. Right off the bat, there are a few different highlights. We have, (a) Peter Parkerâ€™s age, (b) Peterâ€™s connection to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and (c), that suit, man.
The trailers have done a lot to highlight each of these three points with its high school setting and Tony Starkâ€™s presence, but today, Sony released a little featurette that highlights the tech behind Spider-Manâ€™s new suit. As we knew already, up until Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker had been running around in a cheap homemade suit, and was given a brand new tech-heavy one from Stark to help take on Cap and his rogue Avengers.
Civil War has come and gone, and Stark is now in a real mentorship role for Peter, and one of the big perks is that Peter gets to keep the new suit. While we didnâ€™t really get to see much of what a Stark Industries-made Spidey suit can do, weâ€™ve already seen some pretty big things in the trailer. From the cling-wrap of the suit to its own A.I., itâ€™s definitely head and shoulders above what weâ€™ve seen from the suit in previous iterations.
Some new features revealed via the new featurette including an enhanced combat mode, a super-jump, and advanced recon mode (super-hearing). Without a doubt, Sony and Marvel Studios are continuing to do a stellar job in making this new Spider-Man feel different, and we canâ€™t wait to see what other surprises they have in store for us.
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Spider-Man: Homecoming hits theaters on July 7, 2017.
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SOURCE: Sony Pictures