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Tom Holland Reveals Plans for Spider-Man Franchise

Tom Holland Reveals Plans for Spider-Man Franchise

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Tom Holland has confirmed a Spider-Man trilogy is in the works.

The 21-year-old actor has revealed Spider-Man: Homecoming will be followed by two further standalone movies that will allow Marvel to develop the story of the iconic superhero.

Tom explained: “Yes, there is what we call the arc of the character. There is still a lot of room for Peter Parker and Spider-Man, especially, to grow in the next two movies. He’s definitely not the finished article by the end of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ and I really look forward to exploring the different ways he can grow up and … go through puberty I guess. It’s going to be an exciting couple of movies.”

Asked to clarify what he meant by a “couple of movies”, the actor told SuperHeroHype.com: “There will be a ‘Spider-Man 2’ and 3 … Yeah, well now you know, sorry Marvel. Whoops!”

Spider-Man: Homecoming has been made possible because of a unique deal between Sony Pictures, which owns the rights to the Spider-Man character, and Marvel Studios.

Under the terms of their agreement, Marvel Studios takes the creative lead on a new Spider-Man movie and the character makes cameo appearances in films such as Avengers: Infinity War.

On the other hand, Sony distributes the standalone Spider-Man movies.

But Sony’s Amy Pascal has previously suggested the deal is poised to come to an end before the third Spider-Man movie, meaning a new agreement needs to be reached.

Speaking earlier this year, Amy said: “It may never happen again, after we do the sequel. Because Sony, and Disney, and Marvel all decided that the right thing to do was to allow Peter Parker and Spider-Man to be in the MCU and to work with the Marvel guys and have them produce this film.”

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Emma Loggins is the Editor in Chief of FanBolt. As an internationally recognized “Geek Girl”, Emma updates daily on the latest entertainment news, her opinions on current happenings in the media, screening/filming opportunities, inside scoops and more.  She’s been writing on the world of geekdom and pop culture since 2002 and is also considered to be one of the top Atlanta bloggers and influencers!

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