Kevin Feige on Spider-Man: Far From Home’s Game Changing Moment
Warning: There are massive spoilers ahead for Spider-Man: Far From Home!
The latest Spider-Man big-screen adventure, Far From Home, delivers some great moments for both the web-slinger and Peter Parker. But it also brings in some real game-changers, especially during the post-credits. That’s because even in defeat, Quentin Beck/Mysterio still managed to strike at Peter and ruin his life by exposing him as Spider-Man and framing him.
In a recent interview with Fandango, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige explained that this is a game changing moment for Spider-Man going forward.
“Much like the end of Iron Man, saying, okay, the rules have changed,” noted Feige. “Which now means we’re going to have to do something completely different next time. The how and the when and the specifics can change and evolve, but setting yourself up for something that has never been done before…at the end of Iron Man, it was a hero publicly outing himself so that in the next movies and all subsequent movies, we couldn’t fall back on the secret identity trope which had been part of Iron Man’s story for decades in the comics.”
“And now people know Peter’s identity,” continued Feige. “People now think he’s a villain, Mysterio plays one last trick on him and succeeds…[so that] means everything’s different. Where it goes, we’ll see. But it’s exciting that it once again sets us up for a Peter Parker story that has never been done before on film.”
The mid-credits scene also re-introduces J.K. Simmons as J. Jonah Jameson, a role he played in the Sam Raimi trilogy. Presumably Simmons will have a larger role in Spider-Man’s next adventure. Perhaps more details will come to light later this month during Marvel’s Hall H presentation at San Diego Comic-Con.
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