Top 5 Spiderman: No Way Home Fan Theories
You know a movie is going to be a hit when people who are out of touch message you about the trailer! Fan theories about Spiderman: No Way Home are on overdrive with fans across the board going crazy about what's going to play out in this movie.
With great power, comes great responsibility to wrap up plotlines. In this movie, we cut to Spidey right after the events of Spiderman: Far from Home, when Mysterio outs Peter Parker as Spiderman who killed him. Mysterio's allegations, mounting public pressure to surrender cause Parker to resort to drastic measures through the workings of Dr. Strange's mystical methods. As Dr. Strange's reality-altering spell goes horribly wrong, Murphy's law plays out in all its glory.
The teaser trailer raises more questions than it answers, which is why I have consolidated all the theories doing the rounds about the plot of this movie:
1. Tom Holland is the only spiderman across the multiverse
One interesting theory is that Tom Holland is the only spiderman across various realities. The big difference here will be that the various villains will see the respective spiderman in the merged reality even though it's Tom Holland. This complex yet slightly plausible theory is from a screengrab of the trailer where Holland wears the same suit as Tobey Maguire in Spiderman 2. Of course, there is a clear shot of Alfred Molina's Doc Ock greeting Spiderman with his name - Peter.
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2. Electro, Green Goblin, Sandman, Doc Ock, and possibly Venom and the Lizard will make an appearance
The Spiderman: No Way Home trailer is chock full of juicy cameos from the best villains across various spiderman franchises.
There is the unmistakable Green Goblin grenade that was seen in Spiderman 1 and 3 with Tobey Maguire.
Also, you can see something that has actually shown up in real life these days - the fire tornado! A shot of a sandy tornado with lightning coming out of it almost surely confirms the Sandman and Electro's appearance.
3. The Sinister Six will be introduced to the MCU
Going by the roster of villains that were mentioned earlier, 3 of the 6 members have already been confirmed. If you count Mysterio and Vulture appearing in the Morbius trailer, that only leaves out Kraven the hunter. Anyone who is following the MCU closely will know that the role of Kraven the Hunter in Marvel has been confirmed for a movie.
The introduction of the sinister six might mean the very first villain team-up in either DC (if you don't count Dark Seid and Steppenwolf) or Marvel. Sure we did see a teaser of Lex Luthor talking to Deathstroke about the League of Doom, but that's just where it was left - a teaser. The sinister six might at least give us a few anti-heroes if not an official super-villain league.
4. All signs point to the appearance of Matt Murdock/Daredevil
The situation couldn't be more perfect for the blind superhero lawyer to show himself in the main Marvel universe plotline. Peter Parker's identity has been revealed to the public for the first time in cinema history, and his resources are limited. This would be the perfect time and place for Daredevil to lend Parker a helping hand in more ways than one.
5. The Lizard might redeem himself in this version of the Spiderverse
The ending of Andrew Garfield's The Amazing Spiderman saw the audience sympathize with the big bad. The professor who turned into a massive lizard to heal himself drew on the crowd's sympathy when he was nearing his end. This might mean The Lizard might save Peter Parker from the sinister six or help the supporting characters such as Ned or MJ in a significant way.
The trailer for Spiderman: No Way Home drew 335 million views worldwide over Avengers Endgame's 289 million, making it clear it had everyone's attention on a global scale. While this means everyone wants to watch it, doesn't necessarily mean it will be as big a hit as Endgame.
Since Marvel has intertwined its plotlines across many series from Wanda Vision, Loki, and What-If, No Way Home might provide a lot of fans with the answers they need. Releasing on 17th December 2021, this Spiderman movie will be quite a cinematic event to watch out for!
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