Marvel Studios reached an agreement with Sony Pictures for the rights to Spider-Man to include the web slinger in CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR. The re-imagined Marvel Cinematic Universe Spider-Man gets his first solo film with SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING opening July 7, 2017. With Tom Holland as Spider-Man, the film also stars Marissa Tomei as Aunt May. Robert Downey Jr. will also appear as the iconic Marvel super hero Iron Man.
Update December 9, 2016
First trailer released for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, following his appearance in CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR. The trailer shows off Tom Holland as Spider-Man, Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark mentoring the young super hero, and Michael Keaton as The Vulture.
Original post from July 24, 2016 follows…
During San Diego Comic Con the first synopsis, cast list, and villain were shared for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING. Continue reading for more details as Spider-Man faces off with The Vulture in SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING
From Sony Pictures press release
A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Marvel Studios’ “Captain: Civil War,” begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging superhero in “Spider-Man: Homecoming.” The film is directed by Jon Watts, and they both appeared on stage at Comic-Con.
Full cast includes: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Tyne Daly, Bokeem Woodbine, with Marisa Tomei, and Robert Downey Jr.
Director Jon Watts described SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING as a “high-school movie, the ground level of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.” The footage revealed at Comic-Con showed what a typical high school day is like for Peter Parker with a hint at the main villain, The Vulture (Michael Keaton), at the end of the clip.
Produced by Kevin Feige (President, Marvel Studios) and Amy Pascal (Sony Pictures). Screenplay by Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley and Jon Watts & Christopher Ford and Chris McKenna & Erik Sommers. Based on the Marvel Comic Book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Executive Producers Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Patricia Whitcher, Jeremy Latcham, and Stan Lee.