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Jon Favreau returns to the MCU for Spider-man: Homecoming PLUS Tom Holland shares awesome new image from the movie

September 4th, 2016 by Marc Comments


Double-bill of Spidey goodness tonight, gang…

Firstly, while we already know that Tony Stark/Iron Man/Robert Downey Jnr is set to appear in Spider-man: Homecoming but it looks like he’s not coming over alone… he’s bringing his best friend and right-hand man Happy Hogan.

Yes, Variety is reporting that Jon Favreau, director of Iron Man and Iron Man 2, is set to star in Spidey’s first solo outing since returning to the MCU and, given that the MCU started with Iron Man waaaaay back in 2008, we think there’s a certain poetry in there somewhere.

On top to that, Spidey actor Tom Holland has shared the very awesome image below on his Instagram and we love it. There’s so many questions… is he wearing the suit? Is that the mask in his hand? Is Netflix’s Daredevil just out of sight… he certainly would belong in there.

Anyway, Spider-man: Homecoming… are you as excited as we are? Let us know, folks.

Directed by Jon Watts and starring Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Tyne Daly, Bokeem Woodbine, Marisa Tomei, and Robert Downey Jr., Spider-Man: Homecoming swings into theaters on July 7, 2017.

Thank you to @georgejcottle and his amazing team for making me look like a badass. #spidermanhomecoming #stunts

A photo posted by ✌️ (@tomholland2013) on

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….