‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’: Marisa Tomei On Aunt May’s Future In The MCU

Will Aunt May return?

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Spider-Man: No Way Home star Marisa Tomei has commented on Aunt May’s future in the MCU.

Besides bringing Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield, the biggest surprise from Spider-Man: No Way Home was Aunt May sacrificing herself for Tom Holland’s Peter Parker. May’s death served as the perfect Uncle Ben switcheroo, putting Peter on a path of redemption, just like his aunt would have wanted.

Played by Marisa Tomei, the MCU’s Aunt May first debuted in Captain America: Civil War alongside Tom Holland. Since then, the character naturally became a mainstay in the franchise’s Spider-Man films.

During an interview with Jimmy Fallon, Marisa Tomei openly discussed the MCU film’s use of the multiverse, which she admittedly didn’t fully understand.

“Oh yes, there is a Multiverse. That was part of the secrecy originally, now a lot of people know. But the thing was, if anyone asked me about it, I don’t understand the Multiverse myself. Our wonderful director, Jon, and I’m like ‘And so, where am I now? Ok, well, can you explain it to me one more time?’

With the multiverse now a rampant part of the MCU, the Aunt May star suggested that she could potentially return through the multiverse.

“I would love to come back and be a part of that. There’s history there, too. May Parker hooks up with Ant-Man. Well, I mean, she’s a standalone character, of course, but there are more avenues to explore.”

Bringing Aunt May back would certainly undermine the character’s sacrifice in Spider-Man: No Way Home but it would be an interesting idea if it didn’t impede on Peter Parker’s emotional trajectory. Before Spider-Man was folded in the MCU, Sony Pictures was considering an Aunt May spy movie. Could that idea potentially be retooled? Probably not – we’ll just have to wait and see what’s next.

Directed by Jon Watts from a script written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, No Way Home stars Tom Holland, Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jacob Batalon, Jon Favreau, Jamie Foxx, Willem Dafoe, Alfred Molina, Benedict Wong, Tony Revolori, Marisa Tomei, Andrew Garfield, and Tobey Maguire.

Spider-Man: No Way Home is playing in theaters and available digitally. The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, and DVD versions will be available in stores on April 12. Stay tuned for all the latest news on the franchise and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content.