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The director of Spider-man: Homecoming is back for the sequel… and are they casting Gwen Stacey?!

December 10th, 2017 by Marc Comments

Kevin Feige appeared at Brazil’s Comic-Con (CCXP) during the Marvel panel and, to the joy of the fans reportedly announced that director Jon Watts is back for the sequel to Spider-man: Homecoming.

We have also heard that the movie was touted as being called Spider-man: Back Home. But we can’t confirm that for now.

The tweet below is translated as reading: “Kevin Feige just confirmed in a video screened on the Marvel panel at #CCXP17 that Jon Watts will be the director of the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming.”

In related news, a video has popped up online that seems to show a French actress called Fournier Louna reading for the part of… Gwen Stacey in the sequel!

Gwen was of course played by Bryce Dallas Howard in the Raimi movies and then Emma Stone in the Marc Webb movies, but she’s  a big part of Spidey’s story, so we’re not entirely surprised to hear she may be back, this time in the MCU.

It is interesting that the young actress is French though… could this be part of the Character’s story here? It looks like her father will still be a cop in this version too.

Spider-Man: Homecoming 2 hits theaters on July 5, 2019.

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….