Tom Holland Teases Spider-Man: No Way Home’s Mystery Character

Tom Holland has recently teased an unknown mystery character from NWH:

A Still Of Tom Holland's Spider-Man
A Still Of Tom Holland’s Spider-Man

Tom Holland has teased an unnamed mystery figure who will feature in the next Marvel Cinematic Universe film, Spider-Man: No Way Home, outlining a moment he calls “one of the greatest ever.” In 2015, the British actor was cast as the new Peter Parker. Holland made his MCU debut in Captain America: Civil War and has since played the web-slinger in five appearances, including two of his own standalone films, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home, both directed by Jon Watts. Parker in the MCU is younger and less experienced than earlier incarnations, although he has benefited from tutelage from the Avengers, particularly Tony Stark.

The upcoming third MCU Spidey film, Spider-Man: No Way Home:

A Still of Spider-Man: No Way Home
A Still of Spider-Man: No Way Home

Spider-Man: No Way Home, the impending third MCU Spidey film, will see Peter encounter opponents and threats from throughout the cosmos. Following Jake Gyllenhaal’s Mysterio’s admission of his identity at the end of Far From Home, Peter seeks the assistance of Doctor Strange to cleanse his name. The naïve hero accidently opens up the Marvel cosmos while casting a universe-altering magic. While the majority of the narrative remains unknown, it has been announced that Alfred Molina will reprise his role as Doctor Octopus from the original Sam Raimi Spider-Man films to confront the hero, and he will not be alone.

Tom Holland’s interview with Empire:

Holland's interview with Empire
Holland’s interview with Empire

In an interview with Empire, Holland discusses Spider-Man: No Way Home and its hype with unusual caution. The young star, in particular, emphasised a sequence with an unknown mystery character conversing with Peter that he thinks is his coolest ever. While Holland could only tease fans about the character’s identity, he did reveal that the sequence includes a tableside discussion between him, Marisa Tomei’s Aunt May, Jon Favreau’s Happy Hogan, and the nameless character. The four are reported to be debating what it means to be a hero, which raises the question of who this source of knowledge may be. Read the whole of Holland’s quote below:

“[it’s] one of the coolest scenes I’ve ever shot […] It’s four people sitting at a table, having a conversation about what it’s like to be a superhero, and it was amazing […] The other day we watched the scene, my brother and I, and our jaws were on the floor.”

The return of Molina’s Otto Octavius & More:

A Glimps Of Doc Ock, Electro and the Green Goblin in Spider-Man: No Way Home Trailer
A Glimps Of Doc Ock, Electro and the Green Goblin in Spider-Man: No Way Home Trailer

The recent trailer form the highly anticipated film showed the return of Molina’s Otto Octavius, fueling talk of a Spider-Man team-up including all three cinematic incarnations of Peter Parker. Viewers were certain that Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield would return to assist Holland in a massive crossover, as would many villains from the three seasons. Along with the Raimiverse’s Doc Ock and photos of the original pumpkin bombs originally handled by Willem Dafoe’s Green Goblin, Jamie Foxx, who reprises his role as Electro from The Amazing Spider-Man 2, was one of the first casting announcements for the film.

Tom Holland’s comments could be referring to?

Is The Mystery Character Tobey's Spider-Man
Is The Mystery Character Tobey’s Spider-Man

Holland’s remarks might be alluding to one of the other Spider-Man characters, with Tobey Maguire’s Peter Parker being an obvious choice. Maguire’s personal and passionate portrayal of the role was recognized for sequences emphasizing heroism and the value of enormous power and great responsibility. Alternatively, the mystery figure might be any of the MCU’s existing characters, like as an Avenger or a cosmic hero. In a week when Sony tweeted three spider emoticons, ostensibly referring to the multiverse rumor, Holland’s mention of a mysterious character only adds to the growing excitement. Holland’s normally loose-lipped attitude to spoilers appears to have changed, as he has recently stayed fairly quiet about the new picture, but these enticing statements will undoubtedly stoke anticipation for Spider-Man: No Way Home’s release.

Source: Empire

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