Spider-Man: Homecoming's cast of characters has been praised by many, including the reinvention of Flash Thompson (Tony Revolori). While the decades-old rivalry between Flash and Peter Parker (Tom Holland) was updated for a new generation, the film nearly included a humorous bit where Peter gets a bit of old-school revenge.
While speaking with Yahoo Movies, Homecoming co-writer Jonathan Goldstein revealed that an extra bit was initially added to the scene where Peter takes Flash's car during the titular Homecoming dance.
"Spider-Man says to [Flash], 'I need your car.'" Goldstein explained. "We then had him say, 'And your pants.' [Flash is] like, 'Why?' And [Peter says], 'Give me your pants!' So he takes off his pants and gives them to him, and Spider-Man just throws them like a mile away, takes the car and drives off. Just to get some revenge."
Although this extra line of Flash's comeuppance was ultimately cut, co-writer John Francis Daley hinted that Peter will still maintain a distinct attitude towards his foe.
"He's still kind of a petty kid."
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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 includes Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Donald Glover, JacobBatalon, 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, and Hannibal Buress.
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