Spider-Man 4 release date: here’s everything we know about Tom Holland’s next Spidey MCU movie including who’s in it and what it might be about
What is the Spider-Man 4 release date? Spider-Man: No Way Home has finally swung into theatres after a myriad of delays. We’ve now seen Spidey (Tom Holland) face the perils of the infinite multiverse and battle a collection of deadly enemies. Inevitably, though, insatiable fans have already started wondering when, and indeed if, the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s version of Wallcrawler will return.
To be fair, fans and journalists were already unsure if No Way Home would be the final outing for Tom Holland’s Spider-Man before the movie was even out. Comments from the cast and crew, though, suggest that while Spidey may be bloodied and bruised following his last big-screen outing, he’s not just done yet.
While nothing’s confirmed yet, we can’t see Sony – which has been laying the groundwork for more Spider-Man movies – and Disney not making more action movies featuring Tom Holland as the Friendly Neighbourhood Spider-Man. So we’ve scoured the web (pun not intended) to bring you everything we know about the Spider-Man 4 release date, cast, and more.
Spider-Man 4 release date speculation
Spider-Man 4 hasn’t been officially greenlit yet, so it doesn’t have a release date. It didn’t even get a mention during Marvel’s San Diego Comic-Con panel. Still, Amy Pascal, one of the producers on Holland’s trilogy of Spider-Man films, has said they want to make more, although she’s been a bit back and forth on the whole matter.
“This is not the last movie that we are going to make with Marvel – [this is not] the last Spider-Man movie,” Pascal told Fandango. “We are getting ready to make the next Spider-Man movie with Tom Holland and Marvel. We’re thinking of this as three films, and now we’re going to go on to the next three. This is not the last of our MCU movies.”
Kevin Feige has since backed Pascal up, telling The New York Times that conversations have already begun between Sony and Disney. “Amy [Pascal] and I, and Disney and Sony are talking about [the next movie],” Feige explained. “Yes, we’re actively beginning to develop where the story heads next, which I only say outright because I don’t want fans to go through any separation trauma like what happened after Far From Home. That will not be occurring this time.”
There is speculation that an untitled Marvel movie which is set for release on June 7, 2024, may be Spider-Man 4, but there’s a hole in that theory. That release date would put Spider-Man 4 slap bang in the middle of Captain America 4 and the Thunderbolts. Realistically we probably aren’t going to get another film featuring the Wallcrawler until at least 2024.
Tom Holland opened up about his own involvement in further Spider-Man movies and what stage of development this is in. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Holland said: “We’ve had conversations about the potential future of Spider-Man, but at the moment, they are conversations. We don’t know what the future looks like.”
The young actor went on to say he was confident Marvel and Sony heads were “thinking of something” but that he isn’t aware of what that is. He also admitted he is “not really thinking about the future” and is simply “riding the wave of the success” of No Way Home. That is a wave which could continue for a while, with the film raking it in at the box office.
Spider-Man 4 trailer speculation
Again nothing’s been confirmed yet, but it was recently reported that Marvel and Sony are keen to reunite the winning team behind the first trilogy. That means bringing back Holland, Zendaya, and director Jon Watts.
Pascal has joked in the past with GQ that she wants to make hundreds of Spider-Men movies starring Holland and even said he’s everything Sony was looking for in a Peter Parker.
Holland’s been a little reluctant to discuss whether he’ll return to the franchise out of fear of spoiling No Way Home, although he recently told Fandom he wasn’t ruling anything out.
“You know, there is a future for Spider-Man — whether I’m a part of it, I don’t know,” Holland explained. “It’s been an incredible journey so far, and if it’s time for me to hang up the cape and let the next person take over, I will do that proudly, knowing that I’ve achieved everything that I wanted to in this world.”
The fact he’s pitched an idea to Sony and Marvel, though, suggests that if he had his way, he would continue playing Spidey. That said, he has also admitted he doesn’t want to be playing the Wallcrawler when he’s in his thirties, so Sony had best get its skates on.
Spider-Man: No Way Home is in theatres now. For more Marvel Phase 4 fun, check out our guide on Black Panther 2 to learn more about the future of the MCU, or if you want to know what happened to the original Spider-Man cast, we’ve got you covered. Or, if you want to know more about the MCU’s Wallcrawler, check out our guide to Spider-Man: Freshman Year, an animated series that will cover his origin, and we’ve en got a guide to the upcoming Kraven movie.