AceShowbiz - Sony has revealed the official title for the upcoming "Spider-Man" reboot. Basically confirming rumors that started to swirl last week following a domain name registration, the studio announced at their presentation during CinemaCon in Las Vegas on Tuesday night, April 12 that the film would be called "Spider-Man: Homecoming".
Sony Pictures' chief Tom Rothman explained that the title's "both a high school reference, and a homecoming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe." %cTom Holland%, who will portray the web-slinger, also joined the presentation to introduce the title and logo, and added, "Throughout the story Peter is trying to find his true identity and where he fits into the world."
They actually put the Marvel logo at the top so you know it's not gonna be shit this time. pic.twitter.com/nBtnEJfLQt— Sleepy Skunk (@sleepyskunk) April 13, 2016
"Homecoming", directed by Jon Watts, is set for release in the U.S. on July 7, 2017. Joining Holland in the cast are %cZendaya Coleman% who will play Michelle and %cMarisa Tomei% who stars as Aunt May.
Earlier on Tuesday, a new rumor emerged regarding a villain that might appear in the film. According to Birth.Movies.Death., Vulture will be part of the movie though how large his role will be is still unclear. There have been speculations that the character also known as Adrian Toomes will either be the main villain or simply the bad guy Spider-Man defeats during the opening act of the movie.