RUMORS. RUMOR. RUMOR. RUMOR. You’d be stunned at how often I get overly seriously comic book movie fans sliding into my DMs or email inbox to complain about the validity of a particular story. So, now, whenever I do write one of these articles, I make sure to include “RUMOR” in all capitalized letters in the headline to make it abundantly clear that what you’re about to read has yet to be confirmed as true. It’s like babysitting with you people.
But I digress. According to a “report” from FandomWire (which, again, is nothing more than a RUMOR a this point), both Tobey Maguire AND Andrew Garfield have signed on to appear in the MCU’s Spider-Man 3, which is currently slated to be released late next year.
The Spider-Man news has been fast and furious over recent weeks, it was announced that both Jamie Foxx’s Electro (yes, the same one from Garfield’s Amazing Spider-Man franchise) and Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange would be appearing in the film.
A Sony source closely involved with Spider-Man 3 has confirmed that both Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield have signed on to reprise their respective Spider-Man roles next to Tom Holland’s Peter Parker.
Without getting into too many plot secrets, the recently announced addition of Doctor Strange is the conduit to bringing these three Spider-Men together for the first time. Both Maguire and Garfield will appear in Tom Holland’s universe during the final act to help defeat all of the Spider-Men’s combined foes.
This will not just be a post-credits cameo scene. It sounds more like an Endgame reveal with Tom Holland’s Peter Parker facing MANY Spider-Man villains from across Sony’s Spider-Man movies, along with some new ones. Maguire’s Spider-Man and Garfield’s Spider-Man will join Holland’s universe to help him defeat them. [via FandomWire]
As I (and many others on the internet) wrote, these moves all but guaranteed the appearance of another Spider-Man. Literally, just yesterday, I wrote a whole article arguing that not only should older Spider-Men come into play, but so should the universes they come from. Just imagine Tom Holland and Garfield’s Spider-Men chasing down Electro in the Sam Raimi version of New York City from the original Spider-Man trilogy — it’s a comic book nerd’s dream.
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