Sony Pictures is releasing the script for Spider-Man: No Way Home, coinciding with the studio’s decision to campaign the film for awards season.
The script for Marvel Studios’ latest hit, Spider-Man: No Coming Homewas published online. No coming home is the third Spider Man movie in the MCU starring Tom Holland as the titular web-sling hero, set moments after 2019 ends Spider-Man: Far From Home. Despite coming out amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, No coming home is the first film to gross $1 billion at the box office since Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in 2019.
Of the three MCUs Spider Man movies, No coming home is by far the most ambitious scale, pitting Dutchman Peter Parker against the villains of previous Spider Man franchisees. Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield also make an appearance, reprising their roles as multiversal variations of Peter Parker. The film ends with Holland existing in a whole new status quo – one where the whole world (including his closest friends) is unaware of his existence, thanks to the magical hijinks of Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch). Cut off from his previous relationship with the Avengers, Spider-Man’s future is more open than it has ever been before.
Deadline recently published No coming home complete script as part of their Read the script series. The nearly 200-page script, written by Chris McKenna and Eric Sommers, provides insight into the prose behind the film. The title page reads “serenity now– a production title used for privacy purposes. Check out the script via the link below:
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The release of No coming home the storyline coincides with Sony Pictures’ plans to campaign for the Best Picture film at the 2022 Oscars. No coming home the dazzling success obviously convinced the studio to give it a shot. If the campaign is successful, No coming home could potentially be the first MCU film to receive a Best Picture nomination since 2018 Black Panther – the only other MCU film to receive major recognition (as well as multiple wins) at the Oscars.
The eligibility of superhero movies for Hollywood awards shows is often debated. Black Pantherit’s nomination for Best Picture, for example, angered those who thought big-budget blockbusters shouldn’t be eligible to compete in the Oscars’ most prestigious categories. Although the nominations have yet to be announced, the latest MCU entry is already sparking similar controversies. While the artistry behind Spider-Man: No Coming Home can be debated endlessly, the film’s cultural impact is beyond doubt in the short month since its initial release.
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