Warning: There are spoilers ahead for Avengers: Endgame!
While Avengers: Endgame wrapped up the story of Thanos and the Infinity Stones, there’s still one more film in Marvel’s Phase 3: Spider-Man: Far From Home. For months, Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige has insisted that Far From Home is the real ending for the Infinity Saga. Now, a week before the film’s release, Feige is explaining why this movie had to be the concluding chapter.
“As we were working on Endgame we realized that the true end of the entire Infinity Saga, the final film of Phase 3, had to be Spider-Man: Far From Home, because — spoiler — we lose Tony Stark at the end of Endgame, said Feige, while speaking with ComicBook.com “The relationship between Peter Parker and Tony Stark is so special over the five films that Tom Holland has portrayed Spider-Man in the MCU, that we needed to see where his journey went, and see how does Spider-Man step out of the shadow of his mentor, Tony Stark, and become the true hero that he was always meant to be.”
“And it’s for that reason that Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home are essentially two pieces of the same story,” continued Feige. “It’s not over yet until Spider-Man: Far From Home.”
Ever since Endgame hit theaters, Far From Home‘s marketing campaign has played up Stark’s death and its impact on Peter. Spidey is feeling the pressure to step up and fill the void left by Iron Man. However, that’s not necessarily what Peter wants to do. Spider-Man needs to carve out his own legend in the MCU. That’s probably what Feige means by Peter becoming “the true hero that he was always meant to be.”
Spider-Man: Far From Home will hit theaters on Tuesday, July 2. Are you eager to see Peter realize his true destiny? Let us know in the comment section below!
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