Ever since we got our first look at Tom Holland as Spidey in Captain America: Civil War — fighting alongside (and against) members of The Avengers — we've been eagerly awaiting his solo film. But before Spider-Man: Homecoming arrives next summer, let's take some time to savor its first trailer. And while we're at it, let's check and see how the internet reacted to it. Spoiler: As you would hope and expect, the positive comments are easily outweighing the negative ones, so far.
On the positive side: Many people are praising the trailer for its humor, especially Tony Stark and Peter Parker's awkward interaction in the car and robbers disguised as Earth's Mightiest Heroes; Marvel Cinematic Universe easter egss planted throughout, the inclusion of Batman star Michael Keaton as the Vulture; and, of course, the money shot with Iron Man flying alonside Spidey.
On the negative side: Some people are criticizing the trailer for showing too many potential spoilers, being unoriginal with a rebooted version of the iconic train scene from Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 2 (2004), and focusing too much on Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark (is there such a thing?!).
A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.). Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine – distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man – but when the Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened.
The cast features Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Tyne Daly, Bokeem Woodbine, with Marisa Tomei, and Robert Downey Jr.. It also includes Jon Favreau, Martin Starr, Kenneth Choi, Michael Mando, Selenis Leyva, Isabella Amara, Jorge Lendeborg, Jr., JJ Totah, Hannibal Buress, and Jacob Batalon.
The film is being directed by Jon Watts (Cop Car), based on a screenplay by Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley (Vacation reboot) and Jon Watts & Christopher Ford and Chris McKenna & Erik Sommers.
The film is produced by Marvel boss Kevin Feige and former Sony boss Amy Pascal. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Patricia Whitcher, Jeremy Latcham, and Stan Lee are serving as Executive Producers.
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Spider-Man: Homecoming will be released on July 7, 2017.
The Spider-Man Homecoming trailer is very weirdly paced/edited but I'm still hype as fuck.— Max Landis (@Uptomyknees) December 9, 2016
@Marvel too much Iron Man, do they think the movie won't survive with out Tony Stark?— derek (@dereklp) December 9, 2016
Spiderman Homecoming trailer is mad decent. I'm glad Sony is playing nice with Disney.— River (@RiverdALIEN) December 9, 2016
Spider-Man Homecoming Trailer was pretty neat! Though that could be my inner 8-year-old excited to see Michael Keaton in a superhero flick.— SomecallmeJolly (@Somecallmejon) December 9, 2016
THAT SPIDERMAN HOMECOMING TRAILER WAS FLAWLESS OH MY GOD— emmanuel (@classymanny) December 9, 2016
The #SpiderManHomecoming trailer is very highschool drama meets rising superhero.
In other words, an accurate Spider-Man movie.— Jumah Eid (@TheUnholyPrince) December 9, 2016
Dug the new Spider-Man trailer. Love that we're full-on entering the Marvel Team-Up movies now.— Eric Vespe (@EricVespe) December 9, 2016
Love both Tobey Maguire & Andrew Garfield as Pete/Spidey...— Dan Slott (@DanSlott) December 9, 2016
...but, boy, Tom Holland's Pete/Spidey is just PERFECT!
This is gonna be GOOD!