Jon Watts Recalls ‘Therapy Session’ With Spider-Man Cast


Jon Watts thought back to the ‘therapy session’ he had with Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield on Spider-Man: No Coming Home together.

From Jon Watts Spider-Man: No Coming Home has been there for the world to enjoy, the cast and crew are starting to open up about everything now.

Jon Watts recently spoke to Variety and recalled the discussion that took place with Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, Zendaya and Jacob Batalon:

“We sat on folding chairs in a circle and walked through the script together. I had spoken to everyone separately, but having everyone together to talk about the story, how the pieces fit together, and what Spider-Man meant to them – that was exciting for me. We had the only three actors to ever play Spider-Man in a movie, and each had been through so much, on-screen and off-screen. It was like a Spider-Man therapy session.

Because we had done this work ahead of time, when shooting that first scene with everyone, it was great to step back and see the crew watching, like they were watching the movie. You are capturing something more than a scene from a movie; you are looking at a once in a lifetime event.

Jon Watts also talked about not only the conclusion of his Spider-Man trilogy with Tom Holland, but also the films of Sam Raimi and Marc Webb:

“I’ve always taken my biggest fear and put it at the heart of the film’s theme,” he says. “‘Homecoming’ is about a kid who has a huge opportunity and is so afraid of missing his chance that he creates a disaster. That was my fear: ‘What if I screw this up?’ “Far From Home” is about being scared of making a second movie and messing it up. Peter Parker is given a mission and he doesn’t want to take any chances. “No Way Home” is about trying to finish this story of origin and the responsibility that comes with Peter Parker and Spider-Man mean so much to people and I felt that responsibility.

Here is the synopsis of Jon Watts Spider-Man: No Coming Home:

“For the first time in Spider-Man’s cinematic history, the identity of our friendly neighborhood hero is revealed, bringing his superhero responsibilities into conflict with his normal life and endangering those he loves the most. When he enlists Doctor Strange’s help in restoring his secret, the spell opens a hole in their world, unleashing the most powerful villains to ever fight a Spider-Man in any universe. will have to overcome its biggest challenge yet, one that will forever alter not only its own future, but also the future of the multiverse.

Directed by Jon Watts from a screenplay written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, Marvel’s No coming home stars Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Tony Revolori, Martin Starr, JB Smoove, Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau, Benedict Wong, Benedict Cumberbatch, Willem Dafoe, Alfred Molina and Jamie Foxx, with Andrew Garfield, Tobey Maguire and Tom Hardy.

Spider-Man: No Coming Home now playing in theaters. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news regarding the future of the Spider-Man franchise and Jon Watts’ Fantastic Four movie!

Source: Variety


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