Since making his debut in Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man's time in the MCU has been nothing but go, go, go. He was at the battle in Berlin before taking on Vulture in New York City. Shortly after, he helped the Avengers battle Thanos.

Unfortunately, Spidey won't have time to rest. After appearing in Avengers: Endgame, he'll star in a second solo film, Spider-Man: Far From Home. The movie will be big for a few reasons: It'll signal the end of an era for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, one in which we move beyond characters such as Iron Man and Captain America. Second, it'll dive deeper into Marvel lore, with characters like The Elementals.

Spider-Man: Far From Home will also allow Spider-Man to further explore his personal relationships as he continues to juggle life as a teen and the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.

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What happens after Avengers: Endgame?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, we will see exactly what has become of the world in a post-Avengers: Endgame world. Along the way, Spidey will run into Nick Fury, make a new friend in Mysterio and take a group of bad guys known as the Elementals. Should be a fun ride.

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May 22, 2019 - Marvel releases Spider-Man: Far From Home character posters

Marvel has released a handful of character posters for Spider-Man: Far From Home, giving us a great look at Spidey, Mysterio, MJ, and Nick Fury. These characters will play an important role in the film when it hits theaters on July 4, 2019.

The most interesting poster is of Mysterio, who is portrayed by Jake Gyllenhaal. While the recent trailer paints him as a good guy, we still feel like we're not getting the whole picture.

Spider-Man: Far From Home will close out Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and could introduce the concept of the multiverse, which was briefly touched upon in Avengers: Endgame.

You can admire all four character posters in the gallery above (plus two new posters for the movie).

May 6, 2019 - The newest Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer features big Avengers: Endgame spoilers

Sony has released the latest trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home, and it features some pretty big spoilers for Avengers: Endgame. In fact, the trailer comes with its own warning about spoilers, so beware.

You can read more about what's contained in the trailer right here.

May 1, 2019 - New Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer coming in the next week

It's been a while since we last saw a trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home, but the wait appears to be coming to an end very soon. The new trailer for the next Spidey flick was approved by the UK's BBFC setting a state for a release very soon. According to the page, the new trailer is 2 minutes and 38 seconds long, but aside from that, we get little else.

We have been expecting a new trailer for Far From Home for a while now, but now that Avengers: Endgame came out and officially unveiled Spider-Man's return from death, the stage is set for the next MCU movie.

April 29, 2019 - Tom Holland shares photo of Spider-Man and Mysterio "dream team"

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Actor Tom Holland on Monday shared an image of Spider-Man and Mysterio, calling the two a "dream team." The two characters are expected to team up in Spider-Man: Far From Home as they encounter a threat known as The Elementals.

The image is similar to another photo shared by Entertainment Weekly, which showed Spidey and Mysterio forging an unlikely alliance.

Spider-Man and Mysterio appear to be in some kind of secret lab, a location they'll likely use to plan how to stop The Elementals from wreaking havoc.

April 25, 2019 - Spider-Man and Mysterio team up in new Spider-Man: Far From Home photo

A new Entertainment Weekly story on Spider-Man: Far From Home is giving us new details about the movie, including a new photo that shows Spider-Man teaming up with Mysterio.

So far, we know Spidey is taking a trip with his classmates to Europe, and somewhere along the way he runs into some new baddies called the Elementals, who can manipulate nature. With the help of a budding friendship he strikes up with Mysterio, the two take on these new villains.

Most of the main details were already known, but star Tom Holland expands on what he wanted from the movie. He honed in on the script, which went to great lengths to create a character that can be relatable.

Everyone really enjoyed the fact that throughout Homecoming, there's always something you can relate to with him. So in this film, especially, we tried to tailor the script in a way so that we could hit so many different relatable scenarios, so that not a single person in the world felt left out watching this movie.

After the craziness we are in for in Avengers: Endgame, it sounds like Spider-Man: Far From Home will be turn towards normality, or at least the most normality you can get from an MCU movie.

March 25, 2019 - Tom Holland shares three new posters for Spider-Man: Far From Home

Actor Tom Holland on Monday revealed three delightful posters for Spider-Man: Far From Home, showing the web slinger enjoying his vacation abroad. We actually see him in three different locations: London, Venice, and Berlin.

Spider-Man: Far From Home will find Spidey far away from New York City, where he'll run into the Elementals and possibly team up with Mysterio. Before Spider-Man: Homecoming was released, Sony released several awesome posters, and that theme continues with Spider-Man: Far From Home just over the horizon.

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Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer

The first trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home establishes some of the general plot beats and also reveals Nick Fury will recruit Spidey to fight against the Elementals.

We did a deep-dive into some of the trailer's secrets and Easter eggs, which you can check out right here.

Spider-Man: Far From Home release date

Spider-Man: Far From Home hits theaters on July 2, 2019.

Spider-Man: Far From Home cast

A number of familiar faces are returning for Spider-Man: Far From Home, including Tom Holland as Peter Parker/Spider-Man. Some new faces will be in the film, too, like Jake Gyllenhaal as Quentin Beck / Mysterio.

  • Tom Holland as Peter Parker / Spider-Man
  • Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury
  • Zendaya as Michelle "MJ" Jones
  • Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill
  • Jon Favreau as Harold "Happy" Hogan
  • Jacob Batalon as Ned
  • Martin Starr as Mr. Harrington
  • Marisa Tomei as May Parker
  • Jake Gyllenhaal as Quentin Beck / Mysterio

Spider-Man: Far From Home plot

Thanks to the first few trailers, we have a pretty good idea of what Spider-Man: Far From Home will be about.

After the events of Infinity War and Endgame, Spider-Man will re-emerge from his dusty tomb and go on a school trip to Europe for some much needed rest and relaxation. But he's not the same person he was before Thanos changed everything.

Spider-Man: Far From Home will partly deal with how Peter deals with the Decimation and the fact that Tony Stark is now dead. As the most recent trailer showed, Peter will be faced with Tony's death at every turn.

He won't have much time to grieve, however, because Spider-Man will be recruited by Nick Fury to handle some pressing business. Turns out, Spidey is recruited to fight against ancient beings known as the Elementals, which includes Hydron, Hellfire, Magnum, and Zephyr.

As the trailer shows, these characters have control over their respective elements—Hydron is lord of the waters; Hellfire is wielder of flame; Magnum is master of the Earth; and Zephyr is mistress of the winds.

While battling the Elementals, Spider-Man will be aided by Mysterio, a magic-wielding character played by Jake Gyllenhaal. But Gyllenhaal's mysterious new character may have ulterior motives.

Who is Mysterio?

Speaking of Mysterio, he might not be who he says he is. Apparently, Fury has recruited Mysterio—also known as Quentin Beck—because he's a self-professed expert on the Elementals. But his heroic act might be a facade.

In the comics, Mysterio is often portrayed as a villain. He's a character who possesses great knowledge and skill for creating convincing illusions and special effects. In fact, throughout his career as a villain, he has come up with some clever gadgets designed to counteract Spider-Man's abilities. In other words, he's a smarty-pants and can fool the best of them.

In an interview with io9, Spider-Man: Far From Home executive producer talked about bringing Mysterio to life with Marvel Design Team concept artist Ryan Meinerding.

"Mysterio is one of those characters that we've wanted to bring to the big screen for a while, and he came up a lot in discussions for the first movie, too," Carroll said. "It's a pretty goofy look if you boil it down to its basics. But again, every time that I'm worried there's no cool version of this, we asked Ryan to spend a couple days thinking about it and he pulls out something like this design. And then you're like, 'Okay, he's the best concept artist alive.'"

Based on Spider-Man: Far From Home's trailers, we're not entirely sure how closely the movie is sticking to Mysterio's origins. He looks like the comic character, but seeing him fly around and shoot mystic arts-style blasts changes things up.

Some have speculated that Mysterio is a mystic like Doctor Strange, though he's not nearly as advanced. This might be a case of Mysterio failing as a mystic but still clinging to hope that he can be a hero—so he uses illusions, which he is best at.

Of course, Mysterio could simply be using gadgets that augment his suit, which is an easier explanation. The bottom line is, he may be acting like a hero, but there's a good chance that he'll eventually be revealed as a villain and have a final boss battle with Spider-Man.

Who are the Elementals?

If you thought Mysterio came deep from within Marvel lore, then the Elementals are downright obscure. Even longtime comic fans have trouble remembering these characters, who have a rather complex past.

First appearing all the way back in 1974, the Elementals are extra-dimensional humanaoids who arrive on Earth from a distant universe. After becoming immortal, they gain control over natural forces and rule a kingdom on Earth before the rise of the original Atlantis.

There's not much more to know about the Elementals beyond that. There came a point during their reign when they were vanquished from Earth after trying to obtain a Ruby Scarab. But they eventually return to Earth again, where they pursue the Scarab once more.

Funny enough, there are theories about how the Elementals are involved in Spider-Man: Far From Home. One theory claims Mysterio is controlling these creatures; another argues that they're mere illusions. That would certainly be a plot twist if Mysterio really is a bad guy.

Introducing the Multiverse

As the second trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home reveals, Mysterio is from Earth—just not our Earth.

"There are multiple realities, Peter," Mysterio explains. "This is Earth dimension 616. I'm from Earth-833. We share identical physical constants, level four symmetry."

Apparently, the snap tore a hole in Earth's dimension (the Earth where the MCU takes place). How Mysterio came through to Earth-616 is unclear.

But the existence of a multiverse opens up a host of possibilities. We're not sure where Marvel plans to go over the next several years, but setting up the multiverse could be an easy way to introduce the X-Men to the MCU.

Mutants didn't used to exist on Earth-616, but thanks to the Infinity Saga, now they do. Or they will once Marvel figures out its roadmap beyond the next few years.

What comes after Avengers: Endgame?

What comes after Spider-Man: Far From Home?

That's a good question. Spider-Man: Far From Home is in a lot of ways a soft reboot of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, heroes like Iron Man and Captain America won't really be around going forward, if at all.

That means Spider-Man will become more of a focal point as Marvel starts exploring what's beyond Thanos and the Infinity Stones. What's unusual right now is we don't really know what movies are coming after Spider-Man: Far From Home, because Marvel has yet to confirm anything.

However, there have been rumors that Marvel is working on movies for Black Widow, Doctor Strange 2, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Don't forget, Disney is also in the process of acquiring the movie rights to X-Men and Fantastic Four, so Marvel could have something brewing there.

What to expect from the MCU over the next five years

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What happens after Avengers: Endgame?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, we will see exactly what has become of the world in a post-Avengers: Endgame world. Along the way, Spidey will run into Nick Fury, make a new friend in Mysterio and take a group of bad guys known as the Elementals. Should be a fun ride.

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