The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Spider-Man: Homecoming helmer Jon Watts is in talks to return to the director’s chair for the film’s sequel, which is set for release in summer 2019.
Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige and producer Amy Pascal had previously said that the intention was to bring back Watts for the second installment, which picks up right after the events of the yet-to-be titled fourth Avengers movie.
Homecoming, the first Spider-Man movie set within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, hit theaters earlier this month and has so far grossed more than $450 million at the worldwide box office.
Spider-Man star Tom Holland is already on board to for the sequel. His character is also making an appearance in next year’s Marvel mega-event, Avengers: Infinity War.
The Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel arives on July 5, 2019.
8 Greatest Moments In Spider-Man’s Cinematic History
Spider-Man: Homecoming was just released in theaters this past weekend. It is the first Spider-Man film set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with Tom Holland being the latest actor to tackle the iconic character, but certainly not the first one to do so.
The wall-crawler has appeared on the big screen since Sam Raimi’s first Spider-Man film in 2002. With the different iterations of the superhero there have been several iconic scenes and moments. They all have shaped the cultural landscape to how people perceive the character.
The moments in these films are varied in tone and style, but they are all great in their own ways. Click “next” to see our picks for the 8 best.