Spider-Man Far From Home is a 2019 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, co-produced by Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios, and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing. It is the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and the 23rd movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
The film was directed by Jon Watts, written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, and starred Tom Holland as Peter Parker / Spider-Man, alongside Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, JB Smoove, Jacob Batalon, Martin Starr. , Marisa Tomei and Jake Gyllenhaal.
In the movie, Parker is recruited by Nick Fury (Jackson) and Mysterio (Gyllenhaal) to confront the Elementals while he is on a school trip to Europe.
Discussions for a sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming began in October 2016, and the project was confirmed later that year. Holland, Watts, and the writers were set to return in late 2017.
In 2018, Jackson and Gyllenhaal joined the cast as Fury and Mysterio, respectively. Holland revealed the title of the sequel ahead of filming, which began in July and took place in England, the Czech Republic, Italy, and the New York metropolitan area.
Production ended in October 2018. The marketing campaign was the most expensive for a movie and tried to avoid revealing spoilers for Avengers: Endgame before its release in April 2019.
Spider-Man: Far From Home premiered at the TCL Chinese Theater on June 26, 2019 and opened in theaters in the United States on July 2, as the last film in Phase Three of the MCU. The film received praise for its humor and visual effects.
It grossed more than $ 1.1 billion worldwide, making it the first Spider-Man movie to pass the billion dollar mark, Sony Pictures’s highest-grossing film, the fourth-highest-grossing film of 2019. and the twenty-fourth highest grossing film. of all times. A sequel, Spider-Man: No Way Home, is scheduled for release on December 17, 2021.