‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’: The Writers Only Had 3 Days To Write A Pitch For Marvel

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The screenwriters for Spider-Man: Homecoming, Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley, recently spoke with The Hollywood Reporter and admitted that they had just three days to write a pitch and present it to Marvel.

Daley says they didn’t have the luxury to be “nervous” when they were that pressed for time.

“There was no time to be nervous really. We had such a ticking clock in getting this thing made and also in pitching it.”

Asked why they believe Marvel went with their pitch over someone else’s, Goldstein admitted he thinks it was the humor in their script that won out.

“I think it was the combination of the humor of it, along with the relatability, that we told a high school story that happened to have superpowers. I think that’s something everybody can relate to. Just because you get superpowers, doesn’t mean you become an adult or sophisticated or can get the girl.”

Thankfully, it all worked out. Goldstein and Daley also wrote the script for Horrible Bosses and so they’re not strangers to the world of comedy, which Spider-Man: Homecoming had in spades. The humor in the film is quite clearly one of the highlights.

Spider-Man: Homecoming stars Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Laura Harrier, Marisa Tomei, Jacob Batalon, Tony Revolori, and Jon Favreau.

Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, young Peter Parker returns home to live with his Aunt May. Under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark, Parker starts to embrace his newfound identity as Spider-Man. He also tries to return to his normal daily routine — distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just a friendly neighborhood superhero. Peter must soon put his powers to the test when the evil Vulture emerges to threaten everything that he holds dear.

Spider-Man: Homecoming is currently playing in theaters.

Source: THR

6 Spider-Man Characters Who Should Make A Movie Appearance

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Spider-Man Movie CharactersSo far there have been 5 Spider-Man films with the sixth one, Spider-Man:Homecoming being released today. With this amount of films we have seen a variety of characters make it to the big screen. They have been both good and evil characters and they have all brought their unique abilities and traits to aid in and get in the way of Peter Parker.

While we have seen several characters, there are still many more that have yet to be seen hit the big screen in a live-action movie. Spider-Man’s character list, including his villains, is one of the best in all of comics and it’s surprising that some of these characters have yet to make a film appearance.

Here are 6 Spider-Man characters who should make a movie appearance. Click Next to take a look. 

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Mae Abdulbaki

Mae Abdulbaki

Mae Abdulbaki is an entertainment journalist and Weekend Editor at Heroic Hollywood. She's a geek, a lover of words, superheroes, and all things entertainment.

  • Jacob McMillan

    It shows. The most cliched and paper thin stories out there