Anticipation for the web-crawlers first standalone feature in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is at an all time high. The weekend saw the film’s press day held in New York City in which new details regarding the film’s planned sequel were revealed.
Buzz will no doubt remain steady as the film ramps up to its release next Friday. Marvel and Sony are continuing to dole out marketing for the film including a brand new IMAX poster which was released earlier today.
Spider-Man: Homecoming swings into theaters on July 7, 2017.
Coming in second place for last week was Marvel’s next superhero team-up, Avengers: Infinity War. The next Avengers film managed to generate 59,000 new conversations after Robert Downey Jr. shared a photo of himself taking a break on set to have lunch with Mark Ruffalo, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Benedict Wong. In addition, Infinity War directors Joe and Anthony Russo shared a rather cryptic photo revealing Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson on set of the production. Ruffalo also shared a selfie with Downey Jr. online for National Selfie Day.
Avengers: Infinity War, which has been teased as the culmination of the entire MCU up until this point, is set to hit theaters May 4, 2018.
In third came the Untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story which 47,000 new conversations after the shocking revelation that directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were fired from their roles as directors on the project after reportedly clashing with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy since day one on the production. The film began shooting at the end of January and only had three weeks left of principal photography scheduled when Lord and Miller were removed. Ron Howard was officially announced two days later to be taking over Lord and Miller’s duties on the project in an attempt to maintain the film’s scheduled release date.
The Untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story is currently slated for release on May 25, 2018.
2017 Summer Movie Preview: What To Look Out For
What do aliens, robots, superheroes, pirates, genetically-modified apes, and Will Ferrell all have in common? All of them will be visiting theaters this summer, most as perennials of the blockbusters sphere. There’s a cavalcade of riches this summer, with new offerings from both DC and Marvel, new (and in some cases, final) installments in long-running franchises, and a couple newcomers testing the waters for future sequels. Even some non-theatrical films get in on the fun, like Netflix’s War Machine starring Brad Pitt.
Here are over 20 films worth seeing over the next four months. Click Next to start!