Right now, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is flying high on the current success of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The superhero sequel has made over $500 million in less than two weeks in theaters, and it shows no signs of slowing down. While Marvel Studios wonâ€™t have another film hit theaters until Thor: Ragnarok this November, Sony will be throwing their first official MCU entry in front of the public eye this coming July in the form of Spider-Man: Homecoming.
This entry will be especially great for hardcore Spidey fans because it will show Peter Parker as a full-on high schooler. Sure, in past films, weâ€™ve seen him in high school, but itâ€™s never long before he graduates and enters the real world. With at least a few films, weâ€™ll be seeing Parker literally fight crime and then rush to finish his English homework (well, maybe not literally, but you get the idea). Weâ€™ve seen glimpses of that high school aspect in the trailer, but if youâ€™ve been hungry to see more of that, then youâ€™re in luck.
A new batch of Homecoming images have been released (via SMTV Reports), and they show Peter as well as classmates Ned Leeds, Liz Allan and Michelle (NOT Mary Jane).
Have a look down below.
Of course, if you were hoping for something beefier in terms of Spider-Man mythology or filmmaking, there is one photo that shows director Jon Watts with Michael Keaton, and another photo with Spidey webshooting towards what looks like a camera jib.
Thus far, all signs have pointed to Spider-Man: Homecoming looking promising, and that hasnâ€™t changed so far. The film looks like a healthy mix of fun school life, and typical crimefighting misadventures. Add into that the MCU connections and Stark, and you have a recipe that seems to spell another mammoth success for this franchise.
Spider-Man: Homecoming hits theaters on July 5, 2017.
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SOURCE: SMTV Reports