Spider-Man Homecoming is a 2017 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 second reboot of the Spider-Man movie and the sixteenth movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
The film was directed by Jon Watts, from a script by the writing teams of Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley, Watts and Christopher Ford, and Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers.
Tom Holland plays Peter Parker / Spider-Man, alongside Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Gwyneth Paltrow, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Bokeem Woodbine, Tyne Daly, Marisa Tomei, and Robert Downey Jr. Spider. -Man: Homecoming, Peter Parker tries to balance high school life with being Spider-Man as he takes on the Vulture (Keaton).
In February 2015, Marvel Studios and Sony reached an agreement to share the rights to the Spider-Man character, integrating the character into the established MCU.
The following June, Holland was cast as the title character and Watts was hired to direct. This was shortly followed by the hiring of Daley and Goldstein. In April 2016, the film’s title was revealed, along with an additional cast, including Downey in his MCU role as Tony Stark / Iron Man. Principal photography began in June 2016 at Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayette County. , Georgia, and continued in Atlanta, Los Angeles, and New York City.
The other writers were revealed during filming, which concluded in Berlin in October 2016. The production team struggled to differentiate the film from previous Spider-Man films.
Spider-Man: Homecoming premiered in Hollywood on June 28, 2017 and was released in the United States on July 7, as part of Phase Three of the MCU.
Homecoming grossed more than $ 880 million worldwide, making it the second-most successful Spider-Man film and the sixth-highest-grossing film of 2017.
It received praise for Parker’s light tone and focus on high school life. and the performances of Holland and Keaton. A sequel, Spider-Man: Far From Home, was released on July 2, 2019. A third film, Spider-Man: No Way Home, is scheduled to be released on December 17, 2021.